Laura Keating

Urban Designer

Laura joins Code Studio with extensive experience in the public sector working on development regulations. She has experience engaging with a wide range of stakeholders and policymakers to develop standards that implement community goals. Her passion is providing equitable access to housing, and her work has focused on increasing housing options through infill development. She has applied her skills at all scales, from city-wide scenario planning to site planning for small mixed-use projects.

Laura enjoys living in Austin, where she grew up, but has expanded her knowledge of cities through living, studying, and traveling across the country and abroad. Laura enjoys getting around the city on her bike and is excited for expanded transit options in the future.

Laura has a Master of Community and Regional Planning from the University of Texas and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the Catholic University of America.

Favorite website?

Last book read?
Bug by Giacomo Sartori

Cat or dog person?

Favorite 90’s jam?
“Doo-Wop” by Lauryn Hill

Peter Pan or Captain Hook?
Captain Hook

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