Skye Duncan

NACTO Global Designing Cities


Fellow since 2010

Skye Duncan currently holds the position of Global Designing Cities Director at NACTO (National Association of City Transportation Officials) based in New York City, and is an Adjunct Associate Professor in architecture and urban design at Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, planning and Preservation. She was previously a Senior Urban Designer at the NYC Department of City Planning, Office of the Chief Urban Designer for 7 years where she worked on a number of large scale site specific projects. She led a team to produce the publication Active Design: Shaping the Sidewalk Experience (2013), was co-author of the award-winning Active Design Guidelines (2010) and has contributed to the New York City agency publications. She received her Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Design (MsAUD) at Columbia University's GSAPP as a Fulbright scholar and her BArch with honors from Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand.