Anna Shapiro

Partner , Sheppard Robson

Anna sits on Sheppard Robson's Design Review Panel, lending her expertise and long-standing fascination with cities to the group that promotes design quality and innovation.  Anna is responsible for strategic urban projects, from housing and regeneration to bio-medical and educational clusters. Anna often works on large-scale developments that explore new ways of living, combining sensitivity with bold thinking, to create neighbourhoods that unlock the civic and cultural potential of towns and cities.  Drawing on her academic and professional experience, Anna works alongside clients, stakeholders and the project team to engage with the wider community. She believes that every project has the potential to be greater than the sum of its parts.  Anna is a course master and design tutor at the Housing and Urbanism Graduate programme, Architectural Association School, London, and has lectured and served on juries internationally. She is an initiator and an active member of Collective Formations‚Äîan international design research group, focusing on the challenges of new spatial models emerging globally and shaping the contemporary city. Anna uses drawing and painting as an exploratory tool to drive and formulate the communication process.