Areas of Expertise
Public Realm Design Advice, Pedestrian Movement Analysis and Modelling, , Evidence-based design
Anna is an architect and urban planner with particular expertise in advising on mixed-use masterplans and public realm projects.
Trained in Germany and the UK, she is a partner and board director at Space Syntax. In addition to her work in the UK, Anna leads the company’s design and consulting activities in the USA and continental Europe. She speaks regularly at industry and academic events worldwide and is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at University College London.
Anna is a member of the UK Academy of Urbanism. Anna has extensive experience in advising both private and public sector clients on spatially complex development and masterplanning projects, with a particular focus on the design of effective human behaviour patterns.
Recent projects include for example working with the City of Sheffield on their successful bid for the Future High Streets Fund and working with Homes England on a number of masterplanning projects. Currently she is working on an EU Horizon 2020 research project with 6 EU partner cities on developing a process to create comprehensive Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMP Plus).
Her expertise targets the optimisation of spatial connectivity for the benefit walkability, safety and conviviality, as well as urban sustainability more generally.