David Burney

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Academic Director of Urban Placemaking Management, Visiting Associate Professor Grad Center for Planning dburn153@pratt.edu 718.399-.4340 p Brooklyn Campus, Higgins Hall North 2


Dip. Arch., Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh; Dip. Arch., Kingston University, London; M.S., University of London.


Director of the Urban Placemaking and Management program; award winning civic leader; Mayor Bloomberg’s Commissioner of the Department of Design & Development; the interim Executive Director of the New York City branch of the American Institute of Architects; and the founder and still the Board Chairman of the Center for Active Design.