Anna leads a wide range of urban planning and masterplanning projects in the London urbanism studio.
Working nationally and internationally she specialises in providing expert planning consultancy advice to large design teams, working closely with the architectural and other professions.
Anna enjoys working on projects requiring a wide range of technical skills including Environmental Impact Assessment, planning consultancy, policy planning and masterplanning. Her effective communication and negotiation skills have been fundamental to the successful implementation of large urbanism projects such as Xi’an Cultural Central Business District, Qingdao Westcoast, London South Bank University and Norwich Research Park.
What will be the key characteristic of urbanism in 2050? “No matter how many times the planning system is reformed the planners will always get the blame! I believe planning is a reflection of urban life… it’s complicated.”
London studio directors Anna Sinnott and Benedict Zucchi have been appointed as members of two Expert Panels, which bring together industry experts from across the New London Architecture (NLA) membership to advise on core programmes, provide issue-led thought leadership and respond to new policies or consultations.
Planning director Anna Sinnott is one of the presenters for an intensive one-day course, organised by UCL Urban Laboratory, on university urbanism focusing on campus development and university-led urban regeneration.