Christopher Rhie is an urban planner and sustainability strategist at Buro Happold. With a background in public policy, urban design, and environmental management, Christopher has extensive experience with the development of sustainability and climate action plans for local governments, as well as colleges and universities across the United States.
His recent projects include the comprehensive land use and climate action plans for the City of Cambridge (MA), New York City’s Roadmap to 80×50, the Los Angeles County Sustainability Plan, and Design Sprints on Connected and Autonomous Vehicles in Boston and Los Angeles.
Prior to joining Buro Happold, Christopher worked on climate action initiatives as an energy analyst at the City of New York and the City of Oakland.
Originally from Hartford, CT, Christopher holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Yale University and master’s degrees in city planning and real estate development from MIT.
Christopher is currently serving as an Urban Design Co-Chair at the APA New York Metro Chapter, a Mentor at the URBAN-X city solutions accelerator, and an On-Call Advisor to STAR Communities.