Karin has worked for architectural practices, town planning consultancies and planning authorities in the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden and Switzerland. She is an architect and urban designer and has completed a range of master planning and regeneration projects, urban design strategies and planning research.
Since joining PLP Architecture, Karin has been integral to the development of several master plans. She has liaised extensively with consultants on issues including arboriculture and wind for the public realm and landscape architecture of Nova Victoria, has contributed to the design of the landscape architecture for the Qatar City Master Plan, and was responsible for the master plan for a large residential development in Moscow.
Additional work includes the mixed-use master plan for the Transport Research Laboratory site at Crowthorne in Berkshire, the urban analysis for a new office development in the City of London, the urban design and historic research for Lincoln Square and feasibility studies for mixed-use developments in Southwark and Canary Wharf in London.
Karin also worked closely with Kathryn Firth, a former PLP director who is now Chief of Design of the London Legacy Development Corporation, to compile comparative research as part of PLP Architecture’s advisory role on design issues to the Olympic Park Legacy Company.
Karin received her MSc and BSc Architecture from Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (Royal Institute of Technology) in Stockholm, during which time she studied at Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), ETH Zürich in Switzerland.