Lowri Bond joins igloo’s community and placemaking team

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Lowri Bond joins igloo’s community and placemaking team

With over 18 years’ experience working in the cultural and voluntary sectors in the North East, Lowri is joining igloo to engage communities and young people in igloo’s transformational placemaking projects.

Lowri’s role with igloo will create crucial opportunities for residents, groups and schools to shape early stage projects on key sites. The role will also focus on further connecting igloo’s developments with the cultural life of the surrounding areas.

During her previous 12 years at Northern Architecture, Lowri developed public and community programmes in neighbourhoods undergoing change as a result of housing market renewal and as part of estate regeneration and heritage restoration projects.

Lowri has contributed to successful HLF bids for the restoration of buildings and structures in the North East and has been a visiting tutor at Newcastle University’s School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape for the last seven years. She has also helped to establish a Young Urbanists programme in the region.

Lowri commented: ‘igloo’s ethos and approach to sustainable development was a real draw. I’m looking forward to involving a diverse range of people in the placemaking process’.

Peter Connolly, CEO at igloo added: ’We are continuously expanding the team to further enhance our impact on transformational place projects. I’m excited to see Lowri’s ‘people-focused’ approach in action’.

Lowri Bond is appointed as a project manager to work with Siglion, a joint venture between Carillion and Sunderland City Council, for which igloo provides development, asset and fund management.