Planner, Architectural Illustrator
Ms. Christopher has over 35 years of experience in design, planning and architectural Illustration. Dede is the UC’s primary graphic illustrator. Her watercolor renderings help to tell the firm’s planning and conceptual design story.
Prior to joining the Urban Collaborative, Ms. Christopher was founder and principal of Christopher Illustration, a company dedicated to the development of healthy urban environments and sustainable design strategies. For over 28 years her firm served clients in the U.S. and abroad providing planning, architecture and illustration services to many award-winning projects. Since 1998 Ms. Christopher has attended over 90+ design charrettes and planning workshops worldwide as a facilitator, designer and illustrator. Her work has been published in numerous periodicals, books and educational texts in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, and sustainable design.
Ms. Christopher holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Clemson University and a Master of Architecture from the University of Tennessee.