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.
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