Kimberly Everett MUP '98

Kimberly has over 25 years of experience in environmental planning and urban design and is currently the Practice Director for Urban Design at PTW Architects – the lead designers of the WaterCube at the Beijing 2008 Olympics.  In this role, she is responsible for ensuring technical excellence in urban design across PTW’s global studios including Australia, Asia and the Middle East. Utilising her training at the GSD in combination with her previous career as an environmental specialist, her expertise lies in realising the client’s vision through strategic analysis of development site capabilities followed by practical, but contemporary, design solutions.  This has resulted in award winning masterplanned communities in Australia including the 600hectare, eco-sensitive Wallarah Peninsula on the Central Coast and the strategic revitalisation of the six regional cities of metropolitan Sydney.

Ms. Everett also maintains an appointment as an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Sydney where she teaches urban design and development controls, metropolitan planning and professional practice courses.  She the Vice President of the Harvard Club of Australia and is an active member of the Urban Revitalisation Committee of the Urban Development Institute of Australia.