Places Journal Foundation
Places: Forum of Design for the Public Realm is published by the Places Journal Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation governed by a board of directors from a range of academic institutions and organizations as well as design firms.
Places Journal Board of Directors
Harrison S. Fraker, University of California, Berkeley, president
Garth Rockcastle, University of Maryland, vice president
Douglas Allen, Georgia Institute of Technology
Banny Banerjee, Stanford University
Craig Barton, Arizona State University
Todd W. Bressi, Urban Design • Place Planning • Public Art, Philadelphia
Margaret Crawford, University of California, Berkeley
Ron Dembo, Zerofootprint
Fred Dust, IDEO
Martin Felsen, UrbanLab; Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago
Daniel S. Friedman, University of Washington
Deborah Gans, Pratt Institute
Alice Kimm, University of Southern California
Laura Lee, Carnegie Mellon University
Donlyn Lyndon, University of California, Berkeley, emeritus/founding editor
Michael Maltzan, Michael Maltzan Architecture, Los Angeles
Sacha Menz, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich
Norman Millar, Woodbury University
Karen Rogers, Auburn University
Adèle Naudé Santos, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Thomas F. Schutte, Pratt Institute
John Shapiro, Pratt Institute
Richard Sommer, University of Toronto
Frederick R. Steiner, University of Texas
Ralph Stern, University of Manitoba
Marilyn Jordan Taylor, University of Pennsylvania; SOM
Lawrence J. Vale, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Thomas Wright, Regional Plan Association
Adam Yarinsky, Architecture Research Office
William Drenttel, Editorial Director, Design Observer Group
Nancy Levinson, Editor, Places Journal
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