Drew’s professional focus has been on the regeneration of urban environments including district master planning, campus planning, mixed-use communities and Transit Oriented Development, both in the US and abroad. Drew’s interests range in scale from the everyday use of urban spaces to the fundamental role of infrastructure in the city’s form and movement.
At Utile he has been involved with the Mill River District Planning Study, a strategic plan for the future of industrial development in New Haven, and a district master plan Downtown Hartford to include design guidelines, implementation strategies and new zoning.
Prior to joining Utile, Drew was an Associate with Chan Krieger NBBJ, an architecture and urban design firm based in Boston, managing planning and urban design projects at various scales and urban contexts. Before his move to New England he was with the international planning and landscape architecture firm EDAW in Atlanta.
Drew received his Master of City and Regional Planning from the Georgia Institute of Technology and his Bachelor’s of Art in Art History from the University of Georgia.