Anna Rose


Dipl Ing Architektur
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Anna Rose 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 joined Space Syntax in 2002, becoming a partner and board director in 2007.

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.

Key expertise

Anna has extensive experience in advising both private and public sector clients on spatially complex masterplanning projects, with a particular focus on the design of effective human behaviour patterns.

Her expertise targets the optimisation of spatial connectivity for the benefit of pedestrians, cyclists (walkability, safety and conviviality) and local neighbourhood and retail sustainability  (proximity to footfall, density of amenity, transaction potential).



Education and recent appointments

2016     Cabe Built Environment Expert Panel

2015     Forum Raumwissenschaften CUREM Zuerich

2015     Gruen macht Geld, City of Hamburg

2015     UK Rail Station Regeneration and Development Conference

2013     ReStreets Conference, Los Angeles

2012     Learning Cities Project, Academy of Urbanism

2011     Harvard GSD lecture, The effects of urban layout

2010     Unit Tutor March Urban Design, Bartlett UCL

2007     Schindler Award Lecture, Bauhaus University Weimar

2006     Honorary Research Fellow, The Bartlett, UCL

2002     Carl-Duisberg Society, Germany – USA Seattle Exchange program for young academics

2001     Diploma in Architecture  Rheinisch-Westfaelische Universitaet,  Aachen