Ankita Gupta

Senior Associate


With a background in architecture, landscape architecture and urban design, Senior Associate Ankita Gupta brings wide-ranging design and implementation experience to the Starr Whitehouse team. As a project manager, Ankita coordinates complex efforts with intersecting stakeholders and approvals. She currently manages the Starr Whitehouse-led consultant team on NYC Parks’ Freshkills South Park, the first phase of reclamation at what was once the world’s largest landfill. In the Bronx, she is working closely with an interdisciplinary team of engineers to lead landscape design for the daylighting of historic Tibbetts Brook from Van Cortlandt Park deep into the surrounding neighborhoods. Other experience includes landscape designs for affordable housing developments in Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan, as well as fitness parks, playgrounds, sports facilities, streetscapes, green infrastructure guidelines, climate resilience studies, hospitality landscapes, and master planning for mixed-use developments. Ankita received her Bachelor’s in Architecture from the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi and her Master’s in Landscape Urbanism from the Architectural Association, London.

Representative Projects:

Streets, Public Realm, and Infrastructure

Tibbetts Brook Daylighting, Bronx, NY
FDR Promenade, Manhattan, NY

Large Scale Site Plans + Housing

Flatlands Yards DOT Maintenance Facility Feasibility Study, Brooklyn, NY
Spring Creek 4C, Brooklyn, NY
Atlantic Chestnut Building 1-4 Affordable Housing, Brooklyn, NY
Compass Residences Affordable Housing, Bronx, NY
Greenpoint Hospital Redevelopment, Brooklyn, NY
Apex Place, Queens, NY
StuyTown Fitness Park, New York, NY
Story Avenue Apartments, Bronx, NY
NextGeneration Holmes Towers, New York, NY
Bellevue Hospital, New York, NY
NYCSCA 375Q Public School Playground, Queens, NY
Phipps Lambert Houses, Bronx, New York

Park Design

Freshkills South Park, Staten Island, NY
Governor’s Island, New York, NY