About


Transforming Cities was created by the author and town planner, Nick Corbett, to improve the natural and built environment. 

Nick’s experience includes:

  • Author of several books, including Revival in the Square published by the Royal Institute of British Architects
  • Co-founder of Urban Design London
  • A director at Urban Living, the housing renewal partnership set up by the UK Government and Birmingham and Sandwell Councils
  • Urban Design Champion for Derby Cityscape Ltd for four years
  • Principal Urban Designer for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea for seven years
  • Conservation and Design Manager for Warwick Council
  • A chartered member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (MRTPI)
  • A chartered member of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC)
  • Town Planning degrees from Manchester University and MA Urban Design from Oxford Brookes University