Vaughan Davies Urban Designer/Architect EDAW As an architect and urban designer, Vaughan Davies has produced dynamic urban plans for waterfront, retail/entertainment destinations and mixed-use environments with an emphasis on creating walkable transit-related neighborhoods in cities nationwide and abroad.Mr. Davies
studied architecture in Cape Town, South Africa, where his
architectural thesis and early working career initiated the award - winning revitalization of the city's historic Victoria and Alfred Waterfront.A resounding success story by any standards, and largely based upon his
foresight to create more water - "to do a â€˜water plan' and mix it all up, not have a tidy project", retaining all the existing working dock uses and juxtaposing them with the new development opportunities.Throughout his
has continued to develop visionary plans and designs with a solid basis in reality, both in their authenticity and in their ability to be implemented successfully. Mr. Davies
has spent the greater part of his
professional career with Ehrenkrantz Eckstut
& Kuhn Architects (both in NYC and LA), the author of many of their large scale urban design projects in most major US cities including; Boston's Charles River; Charleston's waterfront; San Juan; St Louis; San Diego; Honolulu and most notably Los Angeles.