Yenkit Resort Community

This was a detailed master plan and urban design controls for a major new resort community located in a tourism development area.  The site stretches along the coast south of Muscat, embracing s an area of some 9.5 sq. km extending both sides of Khawr… [Read More]

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Duqum New Town

The new town of Duqum in Al Wusta Region is being built to service a port and dry dock complex.  This is part of regional development for this small and remote part of the Oman. The new town is expected to grow to around 65,000 persons and provide a… [Read More]

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Chhattisgarh Capital City Master Plan

We prepared a full master plan for the state government of Chhattisgarh as part of a limited competition supported by local planning studies. Our urban structure plan was based on a flexible grid arrangement adapted to the topography of the designated… [Read More]

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Surya City

This was a proposal for a new township for the south south-east of Bangalore. It was based on a public/private partnership arrangement with the housing authority in order to provide social housing as part of a comprehensive development. Our approach… [Read More]

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Derrick Hartley

Derrick HartleyMCD BA (Hons Arch) Reg Arch

Urban & Regional Planner and Urban Designer

Derrick is a highly experienced Urban Designer, Urban Planner and Chartered Architect who is currently a Director of Howgill Planning Limited.  During his 30 years experience he has been involved in a wide variety of urban and regional planning projects including national and regional development plans, urban master plans, local plans and action area plans as well as specific site development studies.


During his career he has worked throughout Middle East and North Africa, including Algeria, Libya, UAE, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the Sultanate of Oman.  He was the Project Director for the Third Kuwait Master Plan, which included preparation of strategic, structure and local plans as well as development control regulations and advice.