Urban Designer, Professor
Giles is an urban designer who completed his PhD on regenerative urbanism in Western Australia with Prof Peter Newman (Curtin University). Giles is currently researching regenerative cities and regions in Sweden at the Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH) in the Department of Strategic Sustainable Development. His particular interest is the impact of underlying transport modes upon urban morphology. Giles has previous industry and government experience working on urban regeneration projects in the UK and Australia, most recently as “Research Leader” for the South Australian Government’s Integrated Design Strategy.