Natalia Kopeikina


Urban planner and engineer
Natalia Kopeikina is an experienced urban planner and engineer. Enthusiastic about urban design and research, she has eight years of experience as urban planner. Her expertise ranges between urban quality analyses, development of strategic plans for existing cities and new town developments, public space planning, public space programmes and design guidelines.

Between 2013 – 2016 she led urban planning projects at “Citymakers: Copenhagen – Moscow”, a full-service master planning and city development company. There, she gained experience in both Russia and the international realm. In those three years, she gained in-depth knowledge on the street, and public space design collaborated with EMBT on the Moscow River renovation and worked with Diller Scofidio + Renfro on the design of 13 ha Zaryadye park with an augmented climate right to the Kremlin.

In 2016 she moved to Mexico, where she had a chance to develop a 220 meter-long covered walkway sheltering a public food court in the heart of Mexico City. With the team of engineers, landscape architects and urban planners a crowded sidewalk with numerous street food vendors were transformed into a lively street food corridor.