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Paul Augarde

Director of Placemaking
Poplar Harca (Confirmed)

Paul is Director of Placemaking at Poplar HARCA, delivering innovative social, economic and cultural regeneration strategies and projects within a rapidly changing East London. His award-winning Accents team deliver projects with a widely varying focus and scale and a broad range of partners. Current work includes a fashion-based industrial strategy for the Lower Lea with UAL: London College of Fashion, the GLA and the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. Prior to his 14 years in the housing and regeneration sector, Paul spent a decade making feature films.

  • Building sustainable communities which can continue to evolve and grow into the future
  • Incorporating technology into new homes which promote sustainability and tenant welfare
  • Supporting residents through education & employment hubs
  • A deep dive into the cost of placemaking schemes