Hi, I'm Collyn.

I'm an urban planner and researcher working on implementing material and meaningful work that helps us adapt our urban infrastructures to a changing climate and rapidly emerging technologies. My analyses are justice-driven, utilizing data, urban design and practice rooted in community to create more connected and transformative urban spaces. I received my Masters of City Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. At MIT, I served as a research assistant with the Coastal Resilience Research Group, conducting field work on community resilience to climate relocation. I recently served as a GIS researcher at First Street Foundation, modelling and communicating flood impacts to communities. Prior, I was a Harvard Kennedy School Public Policy Fellow with the City of Boston, working alongside City Councillor Michelle Wu on affordable housing, transit access, and climate resilience policies in East Boston.

City of Boston | East Boston Master Plan
Coquí Solar Energy Cooperative in Puerto Rico
California: AV Urbanism & Ecological Uncertainty
2018 Venice Biennale of Architecture | Brazil
National Adaptation Infrastructure Assessment
City of Surrey Parks, Recreation and Culture
Metro Vancouver Regional Fare Review
WMBR 88.1FM's NUMTOT Radio Hour
Managed Retreat Community Toolkit
Northeast False Creek Waterfront Park
Sustainability Indicators in the Built Environment
Managing Justice and Retreat in the Resilient City
MIT's Coastal Resilience Research Group
Hindsight Conference
LEED Platinum+ Building Projects
Home, As Forecasted
Futures of Climate Infrastructure | Venice
Adaptation Funding in New England
Somerville Community Corporation
Trouble with Paradise | GIS Research Project
Visualizing Trade-offs of Coastal Adaptation
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