As a designer and planner with KTUA, Chris creates outdoor public spaces and streetscapes that fulfill the social, cultural, economic, and civic needs of a local community. To this end, Chris has experience in facilitating public input to establish the desires and vision of the local community and respond with innovative design solutions that meet these needs.
He hold an M.E.P.D. in Environmental Planning and Design and an M.L.A. Landscape Architecture from University of Georgia, a B.A. in Geography and in Anthropology from University of California at Santa Barbara. He specializes in the planning and design of human-focused plazas, squares, and streetscapes per best practices for creating highly-activated public spaces tailored for a specific community. He has extensive work in the development of visual products, including conceptual renderings, three-dimensional models, and diagrams that focus on communicating complex ideas.
He has also led and assisted in the effort of developing trial public-spaces to ensure adequate performance of the space and acceptance by the community as well as elected and appointed officials. His skills include advanced knowledge using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to analyze a site and the surrounding context to prepare for informed planning and design decisions.
M.E.P.D. Environmental Planning and Design, University of Georgia; 2016 M.L.A. Landscape Architecture, University of Georgia; 2015 B.A. Geography, University of California at Santa Barbara; 1996 B.A. Anthropology, University of California at Santa Barbara, 1996