Kiran Chhiba was invited to join the City of Hamilton’s (City) Design Review Panel as an expert on the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, urban design and planning. The advisory panel provides advice and recommendations to City staff on potential physical and aesthetic impacts of proposed buildings, landscapes, streetscapes, parks and infrastructure projects in addition to providing expert and impartial design guidance to Planning and Economic Development. The panel focuses on urban design matters within the City’s design priority area including the Downtown and areas of major change in the West Harbour Area.
Kiran is an associate and registered urban planner and designer. Through investigations of varying scales and contexts, he has focuses on open spaces in cities and the qualitative significance they present to the larger urban sphere.