Nadya Nilina is a Russian-American urban planner with the background in architecture, social sciences, city design and development. A graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston, USA, she has been practicing in Europe since 2006.
Her projects include masterplans for citywide preservation and regeneration, as well as smaller projects focusing on the quality and the design of physical environment.
Nadya Nalina is a faculty member at the MARCH School of Architecture in Moscow, Russia where she serves as a founding director of the MARCH Laboratory of Urban Planning and an “Urbanism” module leader and curriculum coordinator.
As a project leader with KCAP architects & planners, she has been involved in a number of projects in Russia, including a competition proposal for three towns in the Perm region-Berezniki, Solikamsk and Usolie. With West 8 landscape architects and urban designers, she developed a comprehensive preservation and development plan for the city of Samarra in Iraq.
She has served as an independent consultant to UNESCO, participated in the Young Planning Professionals (YPP) workshop with ISOCARP in 2007, participated in the Urban Planning Advisory Team (UPAT) for Phillips Liveable Cities initiative in Singapore in 2011.