Howard Blackson

Howard Blackson

Contributing Faculty, Graduate Architecture


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Phone: 619.955.2559

Education: Howard holds a Master degree in Urban Design from the University of Westminster, London, and a Bachelor degree in Geography from the University of Texas at Austin. Professional Certificate in Master Planning from Harvard University, 1999

Design & Teaching Philosophies: Context-Sensitive Solutions; Rational Typological Urbanism; and 3-dimensional Place Making in the social, political, and environmental realms.

Professional Background: Coding and policies; urban design; architecture

Research Interests: 21st Century New Urbanism Transitions; Traditional Urbanism; Public Space in the US West

Additional Info: Spoke on economic development at the National Association of Latino Elected Officials, June 2012, in Orlando, Florida (other speakers included President Barack Obama). Published chapter on Urban Design in the United States called “Urban Design Practice: An International Review”; edited by Sebastian Loen, Riba Publishing, 2012. Spoke with Leon Krier on “The Next Urbanism” at the Congress for the New Urbanism, May 2012, West Palm Beach, Florida