BRIAN WATERS MA DipArch(Cantab) DipTP RIBA MRTPI ppACA FRSA
BRIAN is principal of architects and planning consultants The Boisot Waters Cohen Partnership (BWCP) founded in 1972.
A chartered architect, he studied atSt John’s College, Cambridge; a chartered town planner, he studied at the Polytechnic of Central London.
He went to the CityBRIAN WATERS MA DipArch(Cantab) DipTP RIBA MRTPI ppACA FRSA BRIAN is principal of architects and planning consultants The Boisot Waters Cohen Partnership (BWCP) founded in 1972.
A chartered architect, he studied at St John’s College, Cambridge; a chartered town planner, he studied at the Polytechnic of Central London. He went to the City of London School, is a Freeman of the City of London and a founder member of the Worshipful Company of Chartered Architects where he was Master in 2002.
As a graduate he worked for the City of London Corporation, as a housing architect at the GLC and with Shankland/Cox where he was team leader for the Hampstead Garden Suburb Conservation Plan.
He served on policy groups on transport and London regional policy under Peter Walker and John Boyd-Carpenter.
He is chairman of the National Planning Forum since 2011 and of the London Planning & Development Forum since 1990. Heis joint publishing editor of Planning in London, its journal. Planning in London won Magazine of the Year (non weekly) 2007 at the International Building Press Awards and has been a finalist most years since 2006.
He was the private sector member of the DCLG steering group contributing to the then government’s Killian-Pretty review of planning in 2009.
He was elected to the RIBA Council in 1987 and was elected RIBA Vice-President Marketing 1988-90 and again for 1991-2. He chaired the RIBA National Architecture Conference held in London in 1991.
He is President of the Association of Consultant Architects where he was elected a member of the council in 1997. He was elected president of the Old Citizens' Association, alumni of the City of London School for 2005-06.
He is chairman of the University of Cambridge Land Society ‘Architecture, Planning, Engineering and Construction’ Forum. He has been a committee member of ESSA (Edwardes Square, Scarsdale, Abingdon Conservation Area) since 2012 and in 2014 became a member of the plan drafting group of the Ham & Petersham Neighbourhood Forum.
Brian was highly commended in the 2007 London Planning Awards for 'best personal contribution'; these awards are made by the Mayor, London First and the RTPI.