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Mandi Chapa is a lecturer at the Rice University School of Architecture and practices architecture and urban design at Huitt-Zollars, formerly Morris Architects, where she leads the Houston downtown urban planning team. She has been the project manager and planner for a variety of projects in Houston and beyond including Livable Centers studies for downtown Houston, North Houston, Washington Avenue, Fourth Ward, Midtown, Galveston, and Rosenberg. Chapa has also completed transit studies, greenway planning, and street design manuals for Dallas. Recently she has been involved in the public engagement process for the Interstate-45 redevelopment project. Her work has focused on design, metrics, equity, and integrating community outreach to identify projects that build more resilient communities.


B.Arch. University of Houston
B.EnvD. University of Houston

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