Emily Louise Allen
EMILY LOUISE ALLEN
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EMILY LOUISE ALLEN, LEED AP

By Phone
By Email
By Mail-Mail

831.588.3964
emilylouiseallen@gmail.com
619 Shotwell St. #3 San Francisco CA 94110

EDUCATION

Graduate Studies
Cambridge, MA

 

Undergraduate Studies
New York, NY

Master of Landscape Architecture I, 2017
Harvard University
Graduate School of Design


B.A. Cum Laude, 2010
New York University
Gallatin School of Individualized Study
Concentration: Urban Theory & Practice

2015
2014
2013


2010
2009
2008

Student Forum Class Representative

 


New York University Founders’ Day Award
Dean’s List Distinction
Edward Bergman Fellow for Social Entrepreneurship

SELECTED WORK EXPERIENCE

Founding Principal
BICI Planning & Design
Mar. 2009 to Jan. 2013
Brooklyn, NY
San Francisco, CA









 

Urban Planning
Dept. of City Planning
Transportation Division
Jan. 2009 to Sep. 2009
New York, NY

 

Project Leader
Green Grant Initiative
Bike to School
May 2007 to Sep. 2008
New York, NY

 

Volunteer Coordinator
Time’s Up! Bike Co-op
Dec. 2006 to Jun. 2009
New York, NY

  • Co-founded BICI Planning & Design, a multidisciplinary bicycle-oriented firm with expertise in master planning, infrastructure design, web-app development, community engagement, original research, public awareness campaigns, bicycle education materials, and feasibility studies. 
  • Grew the firm in 18 mo. from a partnership to a staff of six; managed four direct reports and three associates.
  • Won juried national design competition for street furniture designs.
  • Submitted winning proposals for Bicycle Planning efforts throughout the United States.
  • Selected as top 3 finalists for more than 75 percent of proposal submissions.

Selected Clients and Partners: 

The Alliance for Biking & Walking; the City of Westminster, CO; the City of Fayetteville, AR; The City of St. Louis, MO; Diller Scofidio + Renfro; Goodmorning Technology; New York University; the New School; NR2154; Princeton University; SoBi Bicycle Share; St. Ann’s School; Tomorrow Lab; the Open Planning Project; the Street Plans Collaborative; Virginia Commonwealth University.
 

  • Contributed to a variety of reports and studies about the future of New York.
  • Managed the publication of “Bike Lane Profiles” from pre-development to distribution. Assembled, analyzed, and quantified eight years of bicycle infrastructure and cyclist count data, and comprehensively cataloged NYC’s bicycle infrastructure to provide substantial support for further installation of bike facilities.
  • Researched, wrote, and fact-checked sections additional publications as part of the Department team.
  • Participated in site surveying and community outreach survey efforts. 
  • Designed layout and graphics for published reports and materials.

     
  • Conceived of, proposed, and received competitive funding from the NYU Green Grants Fund.
  • Orchestrated an abandoned bicycle recycling program. 
  • Wrote “Bicycling at New York University,” a study of existing infrastructure and programs, featuring recommendations and supporting research for the improvement and expansion of bicycling on campus;
  • Document was adopted by the Sustainability Task Force as part of NYU’s Transportation Master Plan.

     
  • Restructured the organization’s business model to bring the non-profit closer to economic sustainability.
  • Implemented a new attendance databasing system and an expanded membership benefits program;
  • Increased co-op membership by more than five percent.  
  • Oversaw wholesale purchasing and ordering, leading to increased sales.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

 

Apple OS X
Windows 7/8 

3D Studio Max
After Effects
ArcGIS Suite
AutoCAD 
Google Earth 
Grasshopper
HTML 5/CSS
InCopy
InDesign

Illustrator
JavaScript
Mastercam
Office Suite
PhotoShop
Premiere Pro
Processing
RealFlow
Rhino 3D
Sketch-Up
SolidWorks
V-Ray