New Faces at DLA
CYNTHIA HERKRATH - SENIOR URBAN DESIGNER (SYDNEY)
Cynthia is an urban designer and strategic planner with development management experience. She has been involved across the whole life-cycle of some of Australia’s largest urban renewal projects, from due diligence/feasibility analysis, design, consultation and approvals through to detailed design and delivery. This enables her to provide value added input that is commercially and politically sound, and that can be successfully implemented over time. She also has extensive experience working with and managing multidisciplinary teams to achieve well balanced urban outcomes. Cynthia holds a Master of Property Development, a Master of Planning majoring in Urban Design, along with a Bachelor of Science and a Diploma in Architectural Technology/Building Design underpinning her breadth of knowledge.
KRISHNA KEERTHI - JUNIOR URBAN DESIGNER (MELBOURNE)
Krishna is a talented Melbourne University Urban Design Graduate with a background in Architecture. She chose to pursue Urban Design in order to put her professional efforts towards impacting large-scale change on cities, spaces, and communities. In her academic and professional career, Krishna has implemented her knowledge locally and abroad, working as a Designer and Graphics Manager in Melbourne and has undertaken work experience on international architectural projects in India and Abudhabi. Krishna has recently supported the Urban Design team at DLA in the preparation of urban graphics for urban design guidelines, urban design frameworks, and development plans.
KYLE O'BRIEN - ASSOCIATE URBAN PLANNER (MELBOURNE)
Kyle is an Associate Urban and Regional Planner who holds a Masters qualification in urban planning from RMIT University, and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Melbourne. Kyle is a member of the Planning Institute of Australia and the Victorian Planning and Environmental Law Association. Kyles focus has been in consultancy, and he has experience acting for and providing advice to a wide range of clients from the private sector and Local Government in both a strategic and statutory capacity. Kyles previous experience allows him to effectively guide his clients and their sub-consultants through the regulatory planning framework from pre-development advice through to development approval.
We are thrilled to have Cynthia, Krishna and Kyle join DLA. If you would like to get in touch with an expert town planning and urban design consultant, please contact us.