Sara Egan Endsley, AICP, LEED AP, is an associate with Design Workshop, Inc. in Chicago. She has been with the company for six years, and recently relocated to the Midwest from Aspen, Colorado. She earned her Master of Urban and Regional Planning (2007) and a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (2003), both at the University of Illinois.
Sara has a passion for engaging the public in the planning and design process. She has drawn from her interest in effectively linking design and community engagement in leading several planning efforts for communities throughout the West and Midwestern United States and internationally. Her work on the Strategic Master Plan for the Petra Region in Jordan was awarded the Pierre L’Enfant International Planning Award in 2011. The plan provides a guide for preservation of archaeological , ecological and cultural resources of worldwide importance, while providing direction to capture the economic benefits of tourism in a manner that preserves the region and furthers the interests of local communities.
With her background in landscape architecture and planning, she has served as project manager on projects from the site planning level to regional planning with focus on transportation corridors, open space and natural resource planning and new community planning.
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Schedule of Events with Sara Egan Endsley
Wednesday, November 6
10:30-11:50: Participation in UP 436/Urban Design Workshop, Professor Varkki Pallathucheril, Room 223 TBH
12:15-1:15: Lunch with invited BAUP students, DURP Conference Room
Thursday, November 7
12:30-1:30: Presentation: Furthering Community, Culture and Local Economies - a World Heritage Case Study. Room 225 TBH
The Wetmore Lecture is free and open to the public. This event is sponsored by the Louis B. Wetmore Fund (Department of Urban & Regional Planning). For more information, contact Alice Novak, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, email@example.com, 217.333.3890.