Alistair founded Barr Gazetas as a practice of architects and master-planners in 1993. They design in mixed-use, retail and public realm schemes. Barr Gazetas create places for people which encourage social interaction.

Recent project Quadrant Arcade links Regent Street to Soho and the project revitalises a 1930s arcade to create new connectivity. Projects for Greenwich Town Centre and Camden Lock Market have created new dynamics by creating clear destinations and activities.

The recent book “Creative Superheros” has a chapter written by Alistair on design creativity. Articles in ‘Blueprint’ and ‘FX Magazine’ were then commissioned about this.  The London Society Journal has published his article on a pedestrian friendly Regent Street.

He joined the Academy ten years ago and became a Director in 2017. Alistair is the lead Assessor for ‘The Great Street Awards’.

Alistair was born and bred in Milton Keynes and credits this dynamic town as his initial creative inspiration.

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