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Studio Director – Interface Studio, Chicago
Sarah is an urban planner, designer, and proven project manager with experience working across many scales and disciplines. She is passionate about urban design that supports public life and place-making. Sarah joined Interface Studio to lead the Chicago office but has years of experience collaborating with the Interface team on major projects including the Pittsburgh EcoInnovation District, Downtown InFocus (Fargo) and GR Forward. In those projects, Sarah led the transportation planning and urban design components of our collaborative projects in her role at Sam Schwartz Transportation Consultants (SSC). In her most recent professional role, she managed projects in higher-ed real estate development and public-private partnership advisory services for Brailsford & Dunlavey which offers comprehensive expertise ranging from strategic planning through implementation for mission-driven institutions. She holds a Masters of Urban Planning and Policy from the University of Illinois in Chicago, and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture with a minor in urban design from Washington University in St. Louis, MO. She is AICP and LEED GA Certified.