Chau Tran

NYC Department of City Planning

Chau joined DCP recently as assistant urban designer at the Urban Design division. Chau graduated from the New Jersey Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Architecture and a Master of Infrastructure Planning in December 2018. Chau is from Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam. Before coming to NYC DCP, she has worked at Interboro Partners – assisting with a neighborhood framework plan and engagement strategies for the city of Detroit, and interned at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and at OPerA studio. Chau has many interests in urban planning and design, particularly in the different scales of design, from the infrastructural scale to the furniture scale and beyond. Chau is also interested in the fast-changing urbanism in “developing” countries, particularly her own country and city. Besides work, Chau enjoys biking around, drawing, people watching and focusing on “being".