Director, Space Syntax
Anna Rose is an architect and urban planner with particular expertise in advising on mixed-use masterplans and public realm projects. Trained in Germany and the UK, she joined Space Syntax in 2002, becoming a partner and board director in 2007. In addition to her work in the UK, Anna leads the company’s design and consulting activities in the USA and continental Europe. She speaks regularly at industry and academic events worldwide and is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at University College London. Anna is a member of the UK Academy of Urbanism.
Anna has extensive experience in advising both private and public sector clients on spatially complex masterplanning projects, with a particular focus on the design of effective human behaviour patterns. Her expertise targets the optimisation of spatial connectivity for the benefit of pedestrians, cyclists (walkability, safety and conviviality) and local neighbourhood and retail sustainability (proximity to footfall, density of amenity, transaction potential).