Heather Alhadeff has joined Perkins+Will’s Atlanta office as senior transportation planner in the Urban Design discipline. Alhadeff will be responsible for leading and developing the transportation planning area of expertise in the discipline, which focuses on creating urban design solutions through multi-disciplinary collaboration. She will bring her expertise in bridging the gap between transportation and land use to strengthen the team’s ability to develop comprehensive strategies and designs for existing and emerging urban areas.
Alhadeff recently served as the assistant director of transportation Planning in the Atlanta Bureau of Planning. In this role, Alhadeff was responsible for creating and leading the city’s first Transportation Planning Division and managed all aspects of transportation planning and policy for the city. Additionally, she was responsible for developing and implementing Atlanta’s first comprehensive transportation plan, the Connect Atlanta Plan.
Perkins+Will is currently working on the Atlanta BeltLine Corridor Design as prime consultant and co-lead urban designer and landscape architect along with New York-based Field Operations and a number of key Atlanta-based consultants. The Urban Design group recently took first place in the Conceptual Design category at the 8th International Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism in Sao Paolo, Brazil.