Heather Woofter

Human Development, Education and Training, Urban Design

Heather Woofter is the Director of the College of Architecture and Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Design and a professor of architecture in the Sam Fox School. She is working to make rapidly growing cities more welcoming and sustainable places for people.



South Africa


Goals & Impact

Reframe how society thinks about public spaces and urban development.




  • Ferdinand le Grange of Fieldworks
  • Thiresh Govender of Urban Works
  • Monica Albonico of Alonic Sack Meta City
  • Hannah le Roux from the University of Witwatersrand
  • Steven Hobbs – artist
  • Thorsten Deckler of 26’10 South Architects
  • Samuel Shearer of WashU
  • Active Social Architecture & Department of Architecture at the University of Rwanda
  • The Rwanda Initiative for Sustainable Development
  • MASS Design