Umut Gedik

BArch(Hons) PGDip MArch MFPWS

Umut Gedik is an architect and independent planning consultant with over ten years UK and international experience. She has undertaken many Architectural, Engineering and Urban Design projects including commercial and residential new design projects, conservation, restoration and change of use projects at both Planning and Building Regulations levels.

Some of her design projects include a school project in Uganda, an urban design project for a public park in Iran, a cultural centre/ care home in Leytonstone London, villa projects in Miami and Cyprus, a multiple residential housing project in North London, a hotel project in Heathrow, a food factory in Ealing London, a supermarket in Palmers Green London, a bath and a synagogue in Stamford Hill London.

As well as her architectural and urban design experience, she has experience in construction and extensive knowledge in Building Regulations. She is also an experienced Party Wall Surveyor and is a member of Faculty of Party Wall Surveyors.

Umut has obtained her MA and Postgraduate Diploma degree in Built Resources Studies (currently known as Architecture in Regeneration) from Oxford Brookes University in 2004. Her MA thesis was about Reuse of Redundant Historic Churches for Multiple Residential Purposes and its impacts on the historic building fabric. She embarked on her PhD in 2006 on a Part Time Mode. Her particular urban design research interests lie in townscape analysis and evaluation, and urban regeneration. Her research title is Evaluating Cultural Landmark Buildings and she is aiming to submit her research thesis in September 2012.