Nicholas Choy


Nicholas has developed particular specialisms and expertise in masterplanning, design coding, big data, and urban analytics. He joined the practice on completion of his PhD at King’s College London, where his research focused on urban design codes. He was instrumental in developing the first phase of the Irfan masterplan in Oman, using his research to optimise the effectiveness of the design codes being applied there. Following this, Nicholas provided his urbanism expertise on a series of large projects including Stratford Waterfront, Canada Water, and 2150 Lakeshore Boulevard in Toronto, his hometown.

Nicholas is a graduate of the University of Waterloo and the Southern California Institute of Architecture. He has presented papers at conferences for the Housing Studies Association, the Royal Geographical Society and the Association of European Schools of Planning, and has regularly served as an external juror at academic institutions in the UK and North America. He is a Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional.