Joshua is an urban designer and landscape architect with a deep passion for creating successful human habitat for all people. His interest lies at the intersection of people and infrastructure, where he focuses on the planning, design, and implementation of urban places of lasting social significance and ecological integrity. A systems thinker, Joshua has used his multi-disciplinary background to work across scales in North America, Australia, and North Africa.
On every project, he has committed himself to working with both public and private clients on complex social, environmental, and financial problems through collaboration, community engagement, and innovative solutions. Joshua’s expertise is in district scale master planning, urban redevelopment, infrastructural and environmental urban systems, corridor planning and design, and parks and public spaces. Joshua has a keen understanding of social dynamics, long term implications of planning and design, environmental performance, and changes in technology and economies. He uses this knowledge to craft resilient solutions for cities and people.
Joshua earned a master’s degree in city planning from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and holds a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture with a minor in environmental science from Louisiana State University. He has taught at Northeastern University’s School of Architecture on Sustainable Urban Environments and works to bring human-centric urbanism to the mainstream through research, education, and writing.