Kristen Moreau

Kristen Moreau

New York, NY, US



I'm a progressive urban designer and writer.

Since earning an M.Arch in 2014, I've rebuilt 40 parks, launched startup incubators at transit hubs & biked the Mississippi River.

I collaborate on resilient and inclusive civic systems.


Latent Design, Architectural Designer

• Created publications, maps, masterplans + infographics for progressive urban design lab
• Co-planned mobile startup incubator network for public spaces with Transit Authority
• Developed + delivered presentations to elected officials + corporate sponsors

Nov 2014 - current

Chicago Park District, Planning Assistant and Designer

• Designed $5M of constructed projects across 40 city parks, including waterfronts
• Architectural Designer + Project Manager for construction of teen center within Housing Authority
• Facilitated community input roundtables + votes for 300-site playground initiative

May 2014 - Aug 2015

AN Media Group, Contributing Writer

• Contributing Writer for exhibit reviews, architecture, events coverage + interviews

Mar 2012 - Aug 2015


School of the Art Institute of Chicago, MArch, M.Arch (3.5 yr)

Jul 2011 - May 2014

Bates College, Bachelors, Art + Visual Culture; Economics

Sep 2006 - May 2010


Areas of Specialization