High-Density Development Project Manager

Lucia is an architecturally trained urban designer and academic. She has worked in several countries before moving to London to work with the Stirling Prize-winning Maccreanor Lavington Architects. She has recently completed a PhD at the Bartlett School of Planning.

Part of the first cohort of Public Practice, Lucia joined the Place Shaping Team in Tower Hamlets Council as High-Density Development Project Manager. In this role, she helped the Council’s Place Directorate develop best practice guidance for high-density development, exploring issues associated with high-density development including the delivery of family housing, especially affordable family housing. She addressed the need for play space and amenity space, effectively managed waste and enabling and promoted social cohesion.