Architect wins fellowship to study the effect high-density housing on children

 Natalia Krysiak.

Natalia Krysiak.

Natalia Krysiak, an architect at Hayball, is one of 112 winners of the Churchill Fellowship, which funds overseas travel for Australians pursuing innovation in any given field. The scholarships are worth on average $27,000.

Krysiak won the David Lindner Research Prize from the NSW Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects in 2017 with a proposal examining the potential for high-density areas to provide environments for increased play and independent mobility of children. She has been advocating for child-friendly cities since graduating from Monash University in 2013.