Emily Pieters

Emily has been leading the Harmony Works Project since 2017. She is an experienced Architect, specialising in complex urban regeneration schemes. Emily completed her MA and Diploma in Architecture at the University of Cambridge and qualified in 1997. 

She worked within the Newark Studio of Benoy for 15 years, leading teams for the design and regeneration of many city centre projects. Most recently she was responsible for delivering a £40m town centre redevelopment for Wokingham Borough Council which won the RTPI ‘Excellence in Planning for a Successful Economy’ Award in 2020. Previously Emily spent 10 years in Cambridge working primarily on mixed-use schemes for Science Parks and residential projects. 

Emily was born and grew up in Sheffield and benefited from a music education in the city and remains an active musician today. Harmony Works combines her passions of music, architecture, and Sheffield. 

Emily also teaches at the School of Architecture, University of Sheffield and is a Trustee of Sheffield Music Academy.