Oliver Schaper, LEED AP BD+C & ND, CDT

Design Resilience Leader, Design Director, Principal

Oliver is an inter-disciplinary Design Director and the Global Cities & Urban Design Resilience Leader whose expertise is developing holistic, civic-minded, and sustainable places. Oliver oversees and spearheads planning and urban design projects, strategies, and communication tools for projects including master plans, environmental systems, commercial and institutional headquarters, mixed-use campuses, and residential developments. Oliver’s recent work includes the master plan and design for a 22-building waterfront development in Istanbul; an area-wide master plan for downtown Brooklyn; and a net-positive residential complex with electric car sharing in Ontario. Oliver has taught at various universities and has built a reputation as a leader in his field through his regular presence at industry events, speaking on various topics, participating on juries, and acting in expert advisory roles. Oliver is a fellow of the Urban Design Forum.


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