Partner, Urban Design Lead
MEDes. (Urban Design), CNUa
An accomplished urban designer, Geoff Dyer joined B&A as strategic design lead in 2018 after serving five years as the Director of Design and CEO for the Downtown Development Authority in Lafayette, Louisiana. He was previously the Principal and Director of Design for Placemakers LLC, and the Owner and Principal of Placemakers Canada Inc. where he ran a successful Alberta-based urban design firm focused exclusively on the design and implementation of walkable, mixed-use urbanism. Spanning a decade, he completed over 100 projects in 18 U.S. States and four Canadian Provinces, earning him two Charter Awards and a place on the 2008 Charter Award Jury chaired by Andrés Duany and eventually serving as Jury Chair himself in both 2020 and 2021. Geoff is a regular educator, lecturer, and writer on sustainable urbanism, urban design, and alternative land use regulations and development standards.