We are an independent consultancy of urban designers working to create robust and imaginative contributions to the built environment.

We develop responsive masterplans and visions for urban areas with a strong public conscience.

We aim to create distinctive places of exceptional quality through a socially engaged design process.

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We are an independent consultancy of urban designers working to create robust and imaginative contributions to the built environment.

We develop responsive masterplans and visions for urban areas with a strong public conscience.

We aim to create distinctive places of exceptional quality through a socially engaged design process.


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︎    Who We Are
︎    Our Projects

︎    Contact







Green Homes vs Gove

Ioana Gherghel

Our urban designer explores why a forward-thinking public authority with support for sustainable development would make a statement against it.


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Pondering Procurement

Amanda Reynolds

Our Founder, Amanda Reynolds, puts pen to paper on the challenges and potential solutions to the issues at play in the procurement industry.

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My favourite plan

Richard Crappsley

Associate Director, Richard Crappsley, on his favourite city plan by the American urban designer Kevin Lynch for the Autumn 2023 issue of Urban Design.

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A walk in Antwerp

Ioana Gherghel

Our Urban Designer, Ioana, explores the Belgian port city of Antwerp and its connection to the British Isles.

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A+U framework appointment

ARU Team

AR Urbanism has been awarded 3 places on the Mayor of London's new A+U framework!

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The London Neighbourhood Scholarship
ARU Team
We have become a Friend of the London Neighbourhood Scholarship scheme.


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Automatic for the City

ARU Team

Andrea Pavia and our own Riccardo Bobisse have plublished their book!

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