Camilla Ween is an architect who worked until 2011 for Transport for London, advising the Mayor of London on the impact of land use development. Currently she is a Director of Goldstein Ween Architects, where she is responsible for urban design and transportation planning. Her design work includes projects for London Underground and public realm projects in London.
Camilla is also an author, writing mainly about sustainable cities. Her chapter on sustainable initiatives in London was recently published by Island Press: Green Cities of Europe (http://islandpress.org/ip/books/book/islandpress/G/bo8071601.html). She is now working on 2 books on sustainable planning and the integration of public realm projects into mega-project infrastructure planning. She is also leading a research project on mechanisms for evaluating public realm projects, to raise the quality and sustainability of these projects. The work will include a toolkit for designers and promoters of open space projects. Camilla is Vice President of the Women's Transport Seminar, which promotes women in the transport industry, and is Chair of the Trustees of the Spacelink Learning Foundation, which encourages and interest in science studies in schools through engagement with space technology. She is based in London and speaks 8 languages.
Camilla regularly lectures at Harvard and other USA and international universities and institutions. She was also a contributor to Ecological Urbanism published by Harvard Graduate School of Design in 2008 (http://ecologicalurbanism.gsd.harvard.edu/)