originally from Miami, Florida, is interested in local economic development and
Aditi has a Master's in Architecture from
The Bartlett, University College London and over four years of international
professional experience specializing in housing and masterplanning.
Her core interest lies in exploring the symbiosis between socio-economic and
environmental sustainability in reaching solutions for the global issues of
rapid urbanization, urban poverty and developmental pressures in
environmentally sensitive zones. Aditi is fascinated
by bottom-up, low cost and context specific planning innovations. Her other
interests are hiking, travelling and art.
interests include transnational planning, equitable community development,
disaster and crisis management, and conflict resolution. A former electrical
engineer and general science nerd, he is curious about the mixture of
qualitative and quantitative methodologies. Originally from Boston, Ira is
still a Red Sox fan, a requirement for receiving a Massachusetts birth
holds a bachelor's degree in Biology and Environmental Science and is a
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer from South America. His interests include land
use development, spatial analysis and sustainable design.
is a Champaign native and is glad to be back in the area studying the
particulars of this lovely urban space. She has a BS in Civil Engineering from
Valparaiso University and worked for one year in Mozambique as a water resource
engineer on a dryland agriculture project. Although
just about everything in planning is interesting to her, she is focusing on the
intersection of land use and sustainability. In her spare time Holly loves to
play sports, cook fabulous meals, or work on creative projects. You might see
her biking around town, working at the Urbana Farmer's Market, or pulling weeds
at the Randolph Street Community Garden.