PROJECT TEAM

Isil Akgul
Architect & Urban Planner
M. S. Sustainable Environmental Systems
Junior Tech Specialist


Isil Akgul has a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the Technical University of Istanbul. After working eight years as an architect, she decided to involve sustainable design more in her practice. She is currently a graduate student at the Sustainable Environmental Systems program at Pratt and working at the Spatial Analysis and Visualization Initiative. She has worked in Kibyra and Patara excavations in the South of Turkey for two and three-dimensional visualizations of archaeological findings.


Rachel Daniell
Data Analyst & Sociocultural Anthropologist
M. S. Data Analytics and Visualization Candidate
Graduate Assistant


Rachel Daniell is pursuing a MS in Data Analytics and Visualization at Pratt Institute with an Advanced Certificate in Spatial Analysis and Design. She holds a MPhil in Anthropology from the CUNY Graduate Center and a Graduate Certificate in Media and Social Change from The New School. She has worked in the nonprofit sector for over fifteen years in data systems, project management, research, and writing.


Robie Gomez
Architect & Urban Planner
M. S. City and Regional Planning Candidate
Graduate Assistant


Robie Gomez is a licensed and registered architect from Manila, Philippines. He received his Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree from the University of Santo Tomas and worked with Ayala Land on high-end residential, leisure, and low-cost housing master planning projects and design management for five years. With a growing passion for planning, he took a step forward to pursue the profession. He is currently a graduate student of City and Regional Planning program at Pratt Institute.


Mona Li
Landscape Architect
M. Arch Candidate
Graduate Assistant


Mona Li is currently studying M. Arch program at Pratt Institute and helping at the Spatial Analysis and Visualization Initiative. Before studying architecture, she has a master degree of landscape architecture from the Penn State University. She has worked on different projects ranging from public space design, residential buildings, commercial offices and master planning. She is interested in exploring the sustainable spaces where architecture, nature and infrastructure has happened.


Zack Walker
Data Analyst & Cartographer
M. S. Data Analytics and Visualization Candidate
Graduate Assistant


Zack Walker is pursuing a MS in Data Analysis and Visualization at Pratt Institute. Previously, Zack worked for Airbnb as a cartographer first in the product division before moving to the public policy team to conduct research and geospatial analysis on Airbnb’s financial impact on impoverished communities around the world. He has spent the last year consulting around issues with gerrymandering.