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Krisan Osterby


  • Higher Education
  • Planning
  • Principal
Krisan Osterby
  • Principal

"I collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to uncover value and integrate diverse perspectives that position campuses for the future."

As DLR Group’s Campus Planning Leader, Krisan is responsible for expanding the firm’s planning services. Her collaborative, data-driven approach to planning results in successful implementation and memorable experiences for all users. Her expertise includes campus master plans, strategic facilities plans, landscape master plans, and redevelopment studies.

Krisan works with community and liberal arts colleges as well as HBCU, state, private and land grant universities. She has also contributed to master plans in Canada, Great Britain, Hong Kong, India, and Iraq.

She earned a Fulbright/ITT Fellowship in Planning in the Netherlands and is a registered Landscape Architect. Krisan is a leader and active participant in the Society for College and University Planning and the International Town Gown Association.

"I love taking a deep dive with stakeholder groups to link institutional heritage and values, current campus culture and context, and academic and student life programs to elevate the physical environment."