Howard Humphrey

Urban Planning and Design



Howard Humphreys has worldwide experience in advising clients on issues concerned with urban planning and development. The services provided range from preparation of physical plans and policies at regional, urban and local levels, appraisal and implementation procedures of specific urban sector projects to institutional needs assessment and capacity building. Urban development by its nature requires a comprehensive, integrated, multi-disciplinary approach which Atkins is particularly well-suited to provide. Our skills are tailored to meet the challenge of responsive planning in a changing world. They include Economics, social analysis and demography Land use planning and policy formulation Master planning and urban design Environmental planning and management Transportation analysis and planning Infrastructure planning and design Howard Humphreys has been extensively involved in urban planning and development projects for clients throughout the world. These have included the following: • Formulation of urban sector policies and strategies for national, regional and sub-regional development. • Preparation of comprehensive development plans and integrated urban development programmes. • Urban design studies, subdivision and setting-out plans and architectural layouts for specific urban areas; preparation of plans for redevelopment and upgrading in inner city areas and sites and services schemes for low-income groups. • Infrastructure planning and design for major urban projects, including proposals and management • programmes for traffic, circulation, public utilities, waste management and urban services. • Institutional and capacity needs assessment including technical assistance and capacity building • Project management advice for the implementation of new town projects; formulation of implementation and investment programmes, recommendations on planning documents and procedures, legislation, development control, design standards and guidelines and environmental controls



  • Sustainable Urban Economic Development – Kenya
  • Prefeasibility Study for Albizzia down estate dev in Thika Town
  • Proposed Mixed-Use Development on Thika Road (Garden City), Kenya
  • Master Planning for New Satellite Northlands Town, Kenya
  • Prefeasibility Study for Proposed Red Coral Development in Limuru

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