Erin Chantry

Stantec’s Urban Places Group
Urban Designer/Planner

Erin Chantry is an urban designer and planner with Stantec’s Urban Places Group in Charlotte. Chantry has written for Next City, New Geography, and served as a journalist for the Congress for the New Urbanism. A native Charlottean, she also writes a blog, At the Helm of the Public Realm.

Expertise:

Chantry has expert knowledge in New Urbanism, LEED for Neighborhood Development and how sustainable city planning and urban design can be used as a catalyst for redevelopment. She has worked on a variety of projects for public and private-sector clients, with a primary focus on architecture, urban design, land use planning, design research, and sustainability.

Education:

  • Bachelor of arts in architecture from Washington University in St. Louis.
  • Master of arts in urban design from Oxford Brookes University in Oxford, England.
  • Master of science in urban planning from Oxford Brookes University.

 

Articles

  • plancharlotte.org
    Aug 05, 2015
    A dedicated Charlotte urbanist confronts a choice when house-hunting: Walkable urbanity in the heart of town, or affordable homes with the assurance of good schools in an auto-dependent suburban area? Commentary.
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Aug 05, 2015
    A dedicated Charlotte urbanist confronts a choice when house-hunting: Walkable urbanity in the heart of town, or affordable homes with the assurance of good schools in an auto-dependent suburban area? Commentary.
  • plancharlotte.org
    Jul 28, 2015
    Since I celebrated the launch of Charlotte’s streetcar I’ve cringed as the news media got it wrong and people made fun of it. If more people understood its value to neglected areas and to the whole city’s future, more people would support it. Commentary.
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Jul 28, 2015
    Since I celebrated the launch of Charlotte’s streetcar I’ve cringed as the news media got it wrong and people made fun of it. If more people understood its value to neglected areas and to the whole city’s future, more people would support it. Commentary.