Ikterra means “One Earth”, where we take unique approaches to address challenges faced by our global communities. Ikterra is a team of independent consultants offering freelance services in the global urban planning space. Whether it is an initiative regarding the development of your street or the entire city or region, we offer creative, flexible and personalized solutions for the long-term progress of our communities and places.

We offer flexible options at a competitive hourly rate or on a per project basis. Contact for more information on rates and to discuss how we can together achieve your project goals.

Team Members

Ruchi Agarwal (she/her)

Ruchi Agarwal is an Urban Planner with eight years of diversified work experience in Research, City and Regional planning, Community Engagement, and Project Management. She provides broad-ranging and customized solutions to engage and develop sustainable communities. She has lived and worked in four countries and is currently based in Toronto and available to work globally and remotely (except Canada).

Juan Mendive (he/him)

Juan Mendive is an urban planner and policy specialist passionate about helping communities and organizations with visioning, capacity building, and strategy development. His experience involves working with public and not for profit organizations on issues and projects related to planning, policy analysis, real estate development, affordable housing, and strategic management. Juan believes in utilizing a people-centric, place-based approach to develop strategies and solutions that bring about meaningful change.