Abigail is a leading masterplanner in the UK with over 15 years’ experience coordinating large-scale projects with interdisciplinary teams on complex procurement paths.
Abigail’s expertise includes the development of major projects around the city fringes. She is currently leading Staples Corner, a comprehensive masterplan for the GLA and Brent Council which seeks to maximise the potential of industrial land around a major transport junction and stitch it into the local area.
She has also been leading the Meridian Water Masterplan in Enfield, a major new project that will create a new community of up to 10,000 homes with civic and commercial uses on an 82-hectare brownfield site. Prior to joining the practice in 2014, Abigail was previously an Associate at S333 Architecture + Urbanism in Amsterdam and London.
In 2017 Abigail Batchelor and Paul Karakusevic co-authored ‘Social Housing: Definitions and Design Exemplars’, which was published by the RIBA. The success of the book was followed by an exhibition of the same name at RIBA in London and recently at the AIA Center for Architecture in New York. In Abigail is a member of the London Borough of Camden Design Review Panel. She also lectures at the Architectural Association and the London Metropolitan University.