Erin Chantry

Urban Designer/Planner
Stantec’s Urban Places Group

Erin Chantry is an urban designer and planner with Stantec’s Urban Places Group in Charlotte. Chantry has written for Next City, New Geography, and served as a journalist for the Congress for the New Urbanism. A native Charlottean, she also writes a blog, At the Helm of the Public Realm.


Chantry has expert knowledge in New Urbanism, LEED for Neighborhood Development and how sustainable city planning and urban design can be used as a catalyst for redevelopment. She has worked on a variety of projects for public and private-sector clients, with a primary focus on architecture, urban design, land use planning, design research, and sustainability.


  • Bachelor of arts in architecture from Washington University in St. Louis.
  • Master of arts in urban design from Oxford Brookes University in Oxford, England.
  • Master of science in urban planning from Oxford Brookes University.