Jas Bhalla is a qualified town planner, architect, and urban designer, and founder of Jas Bhalla Architects. His practice delivers projects at a range of scales, from strategic masterplans to small refurbishments. Jas’s work is characterised by innovative, cost effective, and environmentally responsive design, with the goal of instigating positive social change. He has produced significant work around affordable housing, retail, and high streets. Jas is a member of Essex, Hounslow, and Redbridge’s Quality Review Panels, as well as Design Advocate for the Mayor of London. He acts as a visiting critic at the Bartlett, Cardiff University, and the Architectural Association. In 2020, Jas was recognized as one of AJ’s 40 under 40 cohort.