Hatem Nabih

Hatem is an architect by background and has gained over 20 years’ experience working as a strategic masterplanner and urban designer in the UK and previously the Middle East. He is a Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) and a Fulbright Scholar and sits on various academic and professional boards including design review panels.

He won various awards including the RTPI Book Prize Award (2014), the Fulbright Scholar Award (2004) and was a member of a First Prize Award winning team for Madenaty City (2006) one of the largest new urban extensions on the outskirts of Cairo for 60,000 residential units, a commercial zone and business district. He also helped produce Kuwait’s Third Masterplan Review and the Physical Plan Strategies for Kuwait’s metropolitan area and Kuwait City.

Hatem advocates a human-centred approach to sustainable planning and design to maximise the potential of development, meet the needs of people and improve the environments they live in. He lectured as an Associate Professor in architecture and urban design at a number of internationally accredited courses including the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan.

He has been with Pro-Vision since 2018 as Head of Urban Design and draws a vital link between the architecture and planning teams promoting an inter-disciplinary approach to masterplanning and urban design. Some of his most recent projects include:

  • Four Elms Masterplan, Edenbridge, Kent, UK 2020 - Masterplan for a 27ha site offering 340 dwellings a 4/6 -form entry school, scout hut, allotments, open space, with an ecological enhancement zone .
  • Land North of Water Lane, Angmering, West Sussex 2018 (Gleeson Strategic Land) – Masterplan for a 33ha site providing 525 homes, 3ha of employment land and open space.
  • Land South of Leigh Road, Wimborne, Dorset, UK 2018  (Gleeson Strategic Land) – 18.5ha site providing174 homes and 8ha for Community Sports Facility
  • Rye Common Village, Odiham, Hook, 2018 (Gleeson Strategic Land Ltd): Masterplan Vision Document for a145ha site including 1750 homes, schools, village centre, employment land, community sports facility and public open space to create a model Green Village with Health and Wellbeing as the core design driver
Hatem Nabih Urban Design Group Recognised Practitioner
Job Title
Vice Chair
Winchester and Eastleigh Design Review Panel

Chartered member of RTPI

Fulbright Scholar

PhD Architecture and Urban Studies, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, UK.

MA Planning and Sustainability, Kingston University, UK. ( First Class Distinction)

BSc Architecture, Benha University, Department of Architecture Cairo, Egypt. (First Class Honours)

Contact Details

01794 368698


London and South East