Nur is a city planner and designer. She has experience in open space planning and economic development. Browse for her ethnographic and market research work.


Pratt Institute - M.Sc City and Regional Planning (Distinction - 2016)

Pratt Institute Fellow and recipient of Esther Brigham Fisher Scholarship

University College of London, Bartlett School of Planning - B.Sc Urban Planning, Design and Management (Second Upper Class Honors)

Publications and Paper Presentations

2017 - Making Space for Democracy: A Study of the Use of Public Space by Migrants in Singapore, 54th International Making Cities Livable Conference

2017 - Understanding the Impact of Active Design in Affordable Housing: Insights for Policymakers


Nur also recently presented at the 2018 NJ- APA Conference in New Brunswick on the Top 10 Retail Trends.


Associate (2016- Present) - Larisa Ortiz Associates

At LOA, Nur project manages downtown revitalization studies for a mix of public sector, private sector, and non-profit clients. To support the revitalization of commercial corridors, Nur engages a wide range of stakeholders, conducts comprehensive retail market analyses, and best practice research.

Project Analyst (2014-2016) - Center for Active Design

At the Center, Nur provided public health research and analysis to support active design publications and analyzed key project examples to support research for the Center’s forthcoming publication on design and civic engagement, Assembly. Nur also reviewed affordable housing plans and conducted staff training for developer applicants to the Active Design Verified Initiative.

Communications Intern (2015) - Project for Public Spaces

Project Executive (2013) - Shophouse & Co. (Singapore)

Independent Project

Multiple Cities -

Nur is the founder and editor of Multiple Cities, an online collection of insightful thoughts, opinions, and experiences relating to cities and communities around the world.

Skills & Language Proficiency

Languages - English, Bahasa (Malay, Indonesia - proficient), Spanish (basic)

Adobe Suite - Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Project

ArcGIS & ESRI Business Analyst Online

Google Sketchup


Mailchimp, Wordpress

Photography - follow Nur @jundaloop