Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman

Katrina is a lecturer, researcher, and advocate for heart-centered cities through her firm THINK.urban. She was included in BBC’s 2019 list of 100 Women and invited to speak at the annual event in London on the future of cities and women. As an applied urban anthropologist, her work focuses on human behavior in public space and the relationship between behavior and design. Through the use of “spatial ethnographies”, she utilizes principles of user experience research and design to assess the effectiveness of our urban habitats for a more heart-centered, feminist, and equitable city for all.

Courses taught by Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman

Women and Cities 2: The Sexist City

This course discusses the current state of urban planning and design as it relates to gender equity.

51 Mins
AICP CM

Women and Cities 3: Gender Equity in Private Life

This course explores interiors as they relate to gender equity using several case studies as examples.

54 Mins
AICP CM

Women and Cities: Gender Equity, Past and Present

This course investigates the meaning of “feminist city planning” by exploring how women have impacted cities past and present and imagining what a women-led city would look like from a variety of perspectives—both bottom-up and top-down.

54 Mins
AIA CES
AICP CM