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Jonathan Barnett

About Me

Jonathan Barnett is one of the pioneers of the modern practice of city design. As a professor of city and regional planning and director of the graduate urban design program at the University of Pennsylvania, and as a professor, critic or lecturer at many other universities in the United States, Australia, China, Korea, and Brazil, Jonathan Barnett has helped educate more than a generation of city designers.

Jonathan Barnett was also director of urban design for the New York City Planning Department, and has had long-term consulting relationships with the cities of Charleston, S.C., Cleveland, Kansas City, Nashville, Norfolk, Miami, Omaha, and Pittsburgh, as well as advising cities in China and Korea.

He is the author of many books and articles about urban design, including City Design: Modernist, Traditional, Green, and Systems Perspectives – an enlarged second edition of this book was published by Routledge in 2016

Courses and Programs taught by Jonathan Barnett