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AIA New York is the oldest and largest chapter of the American Institute of Architects with over 5,500 members.


Street Plans is an urban planning, design, research-advocacy firm.


Space Syntax provides creative expertise in architecture & urban planning. Operating worldwide, we combine global design experience with advanced digital technologies. Our modelling tools forecast the social, economic &...


Churchill famously said, ‘we shape our buildings and afterwards our buildings shape us.‘ (1948). Our research captures how the world shapes our health and wellbeing, how we experience place,...


Happy City is an urban planning and design consultancy. We use the science of wellbeing to create healthier, happier and more inclusive communities.


ecosistema urbano is a design and consulting company operating within the fields of urbanism, architecture, engineering and sociology, with offices in Madrid and Miami.


OLIN is dedicated to affecting positive change through landscape architecture, urban design and planning. We are advocates for the artful creation and transformation of the public realm, and practice...


OMA is an international practice operating within the traditional boundaries of architecture and urbanism. AMO, a research and design studio, applies architectural thinking to domains beyond.


DE URBANISTEN are an innovative office for urban research, design and landscape based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.


The MIT Norman B. Leventhal Center for Advanced Urbanism is committed to fostering a rigorous design culture for the large scale; by focusing our disciplinary conversations about architecture, urban...


ZUS [Zones Urbaines Sensibles] develops solicited and unsolicited design and research in architecture, urbanism, and landscape design. ZUS contributes to the changing urban landscape through its dedication to architecture’s...


Interboro is an award-winning, Brooklyn-based firm offering inventive and inclusive architecture, urban design, and planning services. The foundation of all our work is good listening, keen observation, and productive...


BIG is a Copenhagen, New York, London and Barcelona based group of architects, designers, urbanists, landscape professionals, interior and product designers, researchers and inventors. The office is currently involved...


Established by Congress in 1924, the National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) is the federal government’s central planning agency for the National Capital Region. Through planning, policymaking, and project review,...


Young & Ayata formed a partnership in New York in 2008 to explore the conceptual and aesthetic possibilities of architecture and urbanism. The practice is dedicated to both built...


SCAPE is a design-driven landscape architecture and urban design studio based in New York and New Orleans. We believe landscape architecture can enable positive change in communities through the...


Hive Public Space is a women-led urban design and placemaking / placekeeping firm. We believe in the idea that cities are complex urban systems that function laterally at multiple scales,...


Montalba Architects, Inc. is an award-winning practice, producing select architecture and urban design related projects in the United States, Europe, and the Middle East. By embracing a humanistic approach...


Daphne Lundi

Deputy Director for Social Resiliency,
NYC Mayor’s Office of Climate Resiliency

Daphne Lundi is Deputy Director for Social Resiliency at the NYC Mayor’s Office of Climate Resiliency. Her work is focused on creating programs that strengthen and prepare NYC communities...


Marta Viciedo

Founding Partner & Strategy Director, Urban Impact Lab

Marta Viciedo is a Miami-based urbanist and social impact entrepreneur. Marta co-founded Urban Impact Lab, a civic innovation and placemaking firm in Miami that introduces and applies innovation-based solutions...


Debbie Love

AICP, City Planner, City of North Miami

Debbie Love is a certified planner with over 30 years of experience in urban design, land use planning and development.  She has served as Project Manager/Primary Author of a...


Civitas is an urban design, urban planning and landscape architecture firm with projects ranging from pocket parks to river corridors and inner city revitalizations. Significant projects include Stapleton Airport...


Future Expansion

Urban Designer & Strategist

Future Expansion was founded on the belief that the future provides us with the opportunity to constantly improve on the past, that previous solutions should not preclude new inventions,...


Ifeoma Ebo

Urban Designer & Strategist

Ifeoma is an experienced Urban Designer & Strategist with a proven track record in transforming public spaces into platforms for equity and design excellence. In her twenty year career...


N H D M is a New York-based practice for design and research in architecture and urbanism, founded by its partners Nahyun Hwang and David Eugin Moon. The studio...


Only If is a New York City-based design practice for architecture and urbanism founded in 2013 and led by Adam Snow Frampton, AIA and Karolina Czeczek. Only If’s projects...


Office of Lou Arencibia is a global landscape architecture and urban design practice. OLA’s team engages in a process of research, analysis, and design to address the unique circumstances...


Studio Zewde is a vibrant landscape architecture, urban design, and public art practice based in New York City. The firm’s work is lauded for its innovative design methodology that...


Aleksey leads the creative process and design phases for all SITU projects. Recent projects include designing a 35,000 square foot modular, reconfigurable workspace for a large New York tech...


Quardean Lewis-Allen

Founder/CEO, Made in Brownsville

Quardean Lewis-Allen is the Founder and CEO of the nonprofit youth creative agency and innovation hub, Youth Design Center, which provides a gateway for young people in his native...


Toni L. Griffin

Founder, Urban Planning and Design for the American City

Toni L. Griffin is the founder of urbanAC, based in New York, specializing in leading complex, trans-disciplinary planning and urban design projects for multi-sector clients in cities with long...


Justin Garrett Moore

Program Officer, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Justin Garrett Moore is the inaugural program officer for the Humanities in Place program at the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. His work focuses on advancing equity, inclusion, and social...


di Domenico + Partners, LLP, was established in 1981 as an interdisciplinary studio to provide services in Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Urban Design. John di Domenico and Andrew Berger,...


Dattner Architects is a New York City firm known for design excellence and civic engagement. Our work focuses on civic spaces and the urban experience. We transform environments and...


Since 1935, we’ve believed that design has the power to make the world a better, more beautiful place. That’s why clients and community members on nearly every continent partner...


We span 17 studios across 6 regions. We do not have a signature style. We are a multi-authorship practice. We create alongside clients, communities & other creatives. We specialize...


We’re active members of the communities we serve. That’s why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind. The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over...


Gensler is a global architecture, design, and planning firm with 48 locations and more than 6,000 professionals networked across Asia, Europe, Australia, the Middle East, and the Americas. Founded...


Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, architects, consultants and technical specialists, working across every aspect of today’s built environment. Together we help our clients solve their...


The aspirations that shape our design include optimizing programmatic functions, strengthening the urban context, promoting sustainable environments, advancing the commercial success of development strategies, and creating beautiful buildings that...


At W Architecture and Landscape Architecture, we create meaningful places where city and nature come together and form new relationships. These new relationships work at multiple scales, connecting communities...


At MARVEL, we recognize that the pressing issues facing contemporary cities, communities, and the natural environment can only be solved with bold, collective action. We embrace global challenges. For...


Henning Larsen is an international studio for architecture, landscape, and urbanism. At the heart of our design philosophy is the play of light and nature. We bring joy to...


Architecture Research Office (ARO) is the New York City firm led by Stephen Cassell, Kim Yao, and Adam Yarinsky. Since 1993, the firm’s diverse project portfolio— spanning strategic planning,...


Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk

Professor, School of Architecture, University of Miami

Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk is a Malcolm Matheson Distinguished Professor of Architecture at the University of Miami.


Martha Kohen

Director, University of Florida Center for Hydro-generated Urbanism CHU College of Design Construction and Planning, Professor

Martha Kohen graduated from the University of Cambridge and UDELAR Uruguay in architecture and urban design.


Farah Akiely

Recorder, Ph.D student, Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida

Farah Akiely is an academic tutor and a practicing Urban and Regional Planner. She joined the School of Architecture and Built Environment, German Jordanian University as a lecturer, and was involved in...


Mikyoung Kim

Principal, Mikyoung Kim Design

Mikyoung Kim, FASLA, is founding principal of Mikyoung Kim Design, an international urban design and landscape architectural firm. 


Casey Jones

Director of Civic Projects, Perkins&Will

Casey Jones is the firmwide Director of Civic Projects at Perkins and Will. For over 20-years, Mr. Jones has been a leader in the movement to improve the quality...


Sarah Williams Goldhagen

Author & Architecture Critic

Sarah Williams Goldhagen writes, lectures, and consults on Human-Centered Design for architecture and landscapes, cities and urban design, infrastructure and public art—all the things that constitute the built environment....


Kishore Varanasi

Director of Urban Design, CBT

Kishore Varanasi is an award-winning urban designer, strategist, innovator, teacher, and writer, and brings over 15 years of professional experience in architecture and urban design. The Director of Urban...


Robin Ried

Senior Manager, Urban Planning, Bloomberg Associates

Robin Ried has more than 10 years of experience as an urban planner working on projects in cities across China, India, Europe, North America and Latin America. At Bloomberg...


Daniel Elsea

Co-Chair, Van Alen Council

Director, Allies and Morrison

A multidisciplinary urbanist and branding specialist, Daniel is a director and head of communications at Allies and Morrison, the London-based architecture and urbanism practice. Daniel works on many...


Alfredo Caraballo

Co-Chair, Van Alen Council

Partner, Allies and Morrison

An architect, Alfredo is a partner at Allies and Morrison, the London-based architecture and urbanism practice. He leads on the design of a broad range of projects from conceptual...


Jessica Lax

Innovation Fellow, New Jersey State Office of Innovation

Dedicated to social justice, Jessica is a civic sector strategist with experience cultivating partnerships, designing and implementing programs, and facilitating interdisciplinary collaboration.


Jonas Edblad

Partner, Wingårdhs Arkitektkontor

Jonas Edblad, Architect SAR/MSA, has extensive experience in urban design and planning of public buildings, universities, schools, cultural centers, commercial complexes and offices. As project architect for award-winning projects...


Carl Bäckstrand

Co-Chair, Van Alen Council

Partner & Vice President, White

Over the past ten years, Carl Bäckstrand has held various management positions within White. Strategic development is fundamental to Carl’s role, both in his former position as Regional Director...


Jared Della Valle

Vice Chair, Van Alen Board

CEO & Founder, Alloy

Jared Della Valle has been a real estate professional and architect for more than 18 years and has managed the acquisition and predevelopment of more than 1 million sf...