Julian Lipscombe

Director, Bennetts Associates’

Julian has been at the core of Bennetts Associates’ evolution during his 22 years with the practice.  He has developed a broad range of skills across a variety of project types, with acknowledged expertise in masterplanning, public sector estate rationalisation, low carbon retrofit and transportation.  Key projects include the award-winning HQ for Hampshire County Council and widely published new buildings for St Antony’s College, Oxford.  Current commitments include large masterplanning commissions for Manchester City Council and Jaguar Land Rover, together with an innovative food store, events venue and sports centre at Kings Cross and 14 surface stations for Crossrail.  Julian lectures regularly in the UK and abroad.  Outside work, Julian is leading a series of community-based projects connected to education and youth sport.