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The Team

 Urban Design Partners is guided by a duo of professional designers who are committed to the process of growing a vision into reality. Building on past experience to create the most innovative designs, this group combines their talent and knowledge in engineering, planning and landscape architecture to provide intelligent and creative direction. Brian Smith, P.E., provides a civil engineering background, while Chip Cannon, RLA, offers expertise in planning and landscape architecture. Together they mold an initial idea to create a unique experience and place for each project, helping to grow clients’ visions into reality.

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CHIP CANNON

Georgia


What’s your go-to midnight snack?
Ice cream

What’s your favorite ‘90s jam?
Aunt Florence’s blackberry jam, circa July ‘93

If you could have a superpower, what would it be?
Travel through time and space (in a blue police box perhaps)

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BRIAN SMITH

UNC Charlotte


What job did you have in high school?
Grocery Store

If you could have a superpower, what would it be?
Invisibility

Are you more of a hunter or a gatherer?
Gatherer

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Paul Pennell

Clemson


What’s the one TV show you never miss?
Any documentary by Ken Burns

What’s your biggest guilty pleasure?
Sweet Potato Cake from Brickstreet Café in Greenville, SC

Who is your favorite cartoon character(s)?
Calvin and Hobbes

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Hollie Colony

Purdue


What’s the one TV show you never miss?
New Girl

What’s your biggest guilty pleasure?
Watching The Bachelor Franchise of shows

What are your biggest pet peeves?
People who don’t return their shopping cart to the cart corral

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 Lauren Thomas

UNC Charlotte


What’s your favorite ‘90s jam?
Mmmbop by Hanson

What are your biggest pet peeves?
When the toilet paper roll is placed backwards

Other fact.
Welcomed baby CJ to the world in December 2016

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Maggie Watts

NC State / Tennessee


What’s your biggest guilty pleasure?
Shoes and sour candy (in that order)

What are your biggest pet peeves?
Being late

What’s your go-to midnight snack?
Peanut butter toast

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Gabe Tyson

NC State


What’s your biggest guilty pleasure?
Cheesecake

If you could have a superpower, what would it be?
The ability to fly

What’s your favorite ‘90s jam?
Two Pina Coladas – Garth Brooks

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Matt Dent

The Citadel


What’s the one TV show you never miss?
Suits on USA

What’s your go-to midnight snack?
Ice Cream

If you could have a superpower, what would it be?
Teleportation, no more traffic

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Miller Snyder

Clemson


What job did you have in high school?
Picking up Driving Range Balls at the Country Club.

Weirdest thing about you?
I enjoy collecting old coins.

What’s your favorite ‘90s jam?
“Getting Jiggy Wit it” – Will Smith

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Will McBrayer

NC State / UNC Charlotte


What’s your go-to midnight snack?
Double stuffed Oreos with vanilla almond milk is my number one snack anytime of the day

Are you more of a hunter or a gatherer?
I’m more of a hunter, but Harris Teeter has everything I need

Who is your favorite cartoon character?
Popeye, I wish I could eat a can of spinach and grow like that

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Nevin Chamberlain-Gentry

Clemson


What’s your go-to midnight snack?
Peanut Butter

If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
Invisibility

What’s your favorite 90’s jam?
Informer – Snow

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Susan Wysotski

The Art Institute of Charlotte


Who is your favorite cartoon character?
Felix the Cat

If you could have a superpower, what would it be?
Time Travel

What’s your favorite ‘90s jam?
MB20 album “Yourself or someone like you”