Emma Avery

Urban Wellbeing Storyteller & Editor
Emma is an urban geographer, writer, and designer with a multidisciplinary background in anthropology, journalism, and urban planning. She works to ensure our communications are compelling and engaging, distilling complex planning concepts into accessible graphics, stories and reports.

Emma has worked to create happier and healthier communities through her federally-funded research on new master-planned smart and green cities, and consulting work on active mobility and best-practice bicycle infrastructure. She has worked on planning and communications projects across several North American cities and suburban communities, including Montreal, Saskatoon, Chapel Hill, and St. Petersburg.

Projects Emma has worked on

Social wellbeing in modular housing

Happy Homes

Inclusive Engagement

Social wellbeing in modular housing
Crosstown Greenway: Youth-led placemaking for safer streets


Joyful Spaces

Crosstown Greenway: Youth-led placemaking for safer streets

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