David<br />Sim


M. Arch from Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland
Lund University Sweden, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen

David Sim practices as an architect and urbanist throughout the World. He has also taught at architecture and design schools the world over, while his work at Lund University expanding and developing teaching methods has led to a number of pedagogical awards and distinctions. While at Lund, he researched and developed patterns for greater density and diversity in urban areas. This research has been successfully applied in urban design projects and competitions.

His main area of work at Gehl Architects is master-planning and urban design, collaborating with other professionals in the planning and building process, applying Jan Gehl’s theories to large-scale projects.

Recent Design Research

Christchurch, New Zealand 2011
Advisor to Christchurch City Council on recovery plan for Central City

Edinburgh City Centre 2010
Public Space – Public Life survey

An Camas Mor, Scotland 2005-date
Master planner for new settlement in Cairngorm National Park. Selected by Government as part of Scottish Sustainable Communities Initiative.

Kävlinge, Sweden 2007-2010
Master-plan for new urban centre on brown field site.

Cherrywood, Ireland 2004-2009
Master-plan for regional town centre