Nathan Edwards - Director

Nathan Edwards

Nathan is a traveller, a strategist, a lateral thinker, and a board games geek.

Nathan is one of the managing Directors of Urban Wilderness. His focus is on place making, urban greening and public realm and he is an experienced masterplanner and landscape strategist, and considers landscape architecture and urban design to play an essential part in helping to manage the global trend towards urbanisation.

Nathan became a Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute in 2005. Prior to chartership Nathan completed a dual honours degree in Landscape Architecture and Town and Regional Planning (1995-1998), and a Landscape Diploma (1999-2000), both from the University of Sheffield.

Nathan has led a varied career, from the promotion, masterplanning, detailed landscape design and implementation of business parks, commercial developments, university estates and large housing schemes to public art strategies, urban greening, meanwhile spaces, environmental auditing and landscape assessment.

Nathan is a committed educator. In recent years he has enjoyed taking on the role of providing education and support to the landscape students at Sheffield University as a course tutor. Nathan also provides course accreditation support and guidance to the Landscape Institute as a member of the Professional Review Groups for both the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University.

Contact Nathan

T: 0113 472 0030
M: 07876705171

Reception and Environment Centre

An important landmark project for Nottingham Trent's Brackenhurst campus, providing cutting edge research and teaching f…

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Bloom! St. Helen’s Moorish Stitch

Urban Wilderness were commissioned to work with McArthurGlen to develop a new, temporary garden for the Bloom! Festival…

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Longshaw Estate

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Portswood Road

This urban realm scheme integrates six student accommodation blocks together via a series of courtyard spaces. Like all…

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Court Lodge

This legacy project seeks to create a high quality, attractive and sustainable new community to the south of Ashford in…

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Our City Green

Our City Green is a proposed festival committed to improving people’s health and wellbeing through connection to, and…

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Black Brook Biodiversity Strategy

In response to local policy requirement, Urban Wilderness was commissioned to create a biodiversity strategy to ensur…

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Reviving Mines, Paradise Reimagined

Urban Wilderness participated in the “Shandong Mines Park” Reviving Mines Competition,  organised by Non Architectu…

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Dormouse Garden

This garden, created for Chester Zoo’s Wild Worlds Festival, seeks to reveal the often hidden conservation work of…

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South Loughborough

South Loughborough comprises of a 49 hectare site which has been carefully designed to positively address potential issu…

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Greening The City Strategy

A well designed landscape can foster a feeling of belonging, a recognisable identity, a community focus and a sense of p…

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The historic market town of Andover is situated on the River Anton, 18.5 miles west of Basingstoke, 18.5 miles north-wes…

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Brackenhurst Campus

A ‘Landscape Strategy’ has been developed in order to map and evaluate the quality, condition and use of the existin…

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Wirksworth Memorial Garden and Market Square

The design intended to create a multi-functional landscape that could be used as a market space and memorial garden for…

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Lisbon University

Working in collaboration with Munro+Whitten, Urban Wilderness won the delegates choice award for the Lisbon University D…

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Designer Outlet York

Urban Wilderness were commissioned to assess the landscape surrounding the Designer Outlet to the south of York and to p…

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St Mary’s Green

A landscape led masterplan which seeks to create a high quality, attractive and sustainable community. A series of inter…

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HSE Headquarters

Recently completed landscape proposals which visually lifts one's approach to the headquarters of the Health and Safety…

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Keele University Campus

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Hook Lane

Working with LRM Planning and Brookbanks Consulting, Urban Wilderness designed and submitted proposals for a new mixed u…

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