Aminah
Ricks

 

Aminah Ricks

Architect, Urbanist, Writer

Passionate Walkable & Bikeable Cities Advocate

I love cities.  I have visited over 100 cities around the world and lived in 9 cities in the U.S. and Europe. Cities reflect our shared humanity. 
 

Founder, Future Planners

 

Aan urban design consultancy and workshops for children and child friendly urban design in the U.S., Europe and Asia.  The mission is to support a child's right to the city by igniting their passion and creativity for the child-friendly placemaking within their community.

 

Further, I am an architect and building engineer with several years experience working on the restoration of public, private and hospitality buildings, villas and towers in Italy.     

 

European Design Experience

In the Umbrian region of Italy, renovating hospitality and residential projects.  Restoring ancient towers and villas which date back to the late 1700s, and managing construction crews, carpenters, steel masons, plumbers and electricians. Responsible for designs, plans, layouts and all facets of project management.  

Architecture within cities reflects our shared humanity.  It creates exciting experiences as well as our greatest challenges.

My passion for improving livability on a human-scale in cities, coupled with building the structures that define them, continues to be a professional focus.

 

Education

BS AND MS IN ARCHITECTURE AND BUILDING ENGINEERING

Università degli Studi di Roma Tre Rome, Italy 

Degree earned exclusively in Italian 

MA INTERIOR DESIGN

Accademia Belle Arti

Terni, Italy 

Degree earned exclusively in Italian

BA ENGLISH LITERATURE

Carleton College

Northfield, MN, U.S.A.

 

Contact Aminah Ricks

Spello, Italy

www.futureplanners.city

www.emerging.city


 

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