Kiran Chhiba lectured at the University of Guelph’s fourth year Bachelor of Landscape Architecture studio. The class, led by Professor Nadia Amoroso, includes 60 students who reviewed a detailed analysis of several cities through a case study assignment. Kiran presented a number of Dillon urban design and landscape architecture projects to highlight contextual sensitive design, infrastructural improvements, mixed use intensification and climate change resiliency. Projects discussed included the ULI Design competition of 2014 for Toronto’s Central Waterfront (Inundation); the Centennial Secondary Plan in Hamilton, Ontario; the Back to the River Competition and the Dundas Place environmental assessment design concepts in London, Ontario.
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.