Galina Tachieva More about Galina Tachieva Galina Tachieva is the managing partner of DPZ CoDESIGN, directing the work of the firm in the US and around the world. With 25 years of expertise in sustainable planning, redevelopment and form-based codes, Galina is the author of the "Sprawl Repair Manual", an award-winning publication by Island Press, which focuses on the retrofit of auto-centric suburban places into complete communities. Tachieva is a CNU Fellow, one of the leaders of the CNU Sprawl Retrofit Initiative, a founding member of the Congress for European Urbanism, is certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and is a LEED-Accredited Professional.