MEET CHIRAG DATE, AICP CANDIDATE >> Senior Urban Designer/Planner

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education:
Masters in City/Urban, Community & Region Planning (with a Dual Specialization in Urban Design & Land Use Planning)
Georgia Tech


Bachelors in Architecture
University of Pune, Singhad College of Architecture


certifications:
American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)

LEED Green Associate

Registered Architect with Council of Architecture, India

 

HOMETOWN:
Panvel, India

CATCHPHRASE:
"All main streets and multi-use trails lead to me."

KNOWN FOR:

Critical thinking and creative design solutions

Chirag is a design-oriented planner who strives towards creating mixed-use walkable places with appropriate density and connectivity to enhance the urban and suburban experience. With over 6 years of experience and keen interest in working on projects of varying scales from city halls to educational campuses, town-centers, and multi-acre developments, Chirag constantly works towards understanding the unique issues and giving relevant and forward-thinking design solutions to cater to the local community.

One of Chirag's notable accomplishments was his role as project planner on GPA award winning AeroATL Greenway Plan (2017). He has participated and led teams in several national level competitions in India and his team's entry at Georgia Tech won a special mention at the ULI Hines Competition in 2016.

 

Chirag holds a Master's degree in City Planning with a dual specialization in Land Use Planning and Urban Design from Georgia Institute of Technology, and a Bachelor's degree in Architecture from India. He is a licensed architect in India and is proficient in SketchUp, Lumion, AutoCAD, ArcGIS, and Adobe Creative Suite.