Katy is a landscape architect and urban designer who draws from a diverse background of design and planning projects. She was motivated to become a designer to help communities mitigate and adapt to climate change. A systems-thinker, Katy’s approach to urban design is deeply informed by the natural processes on which our cities and communities depend.
Katy enjoys working collaboratively with clients and community members, helping them to grapple with complex challenges and create a more inclusive and positive vision of the future. At MAKERS, she has worked on streetscape and mobility projects, subarea plans, and several complex site planning projects. Katy’s professional interests include climate change mitigation and adaptation, community resilience, environmental justice, green infrastructure, and sustainable urban design.