Timothy Rood Joins CD+A

Timothy Rood Joins CD+A

Community Design + Architecture, Inc.

Timothy Rood, AICP, has joined Community Design + Architecture in Oakland as a partner. Rood was previously a principal at Calthorpe Associates, working on mixed-use master plans, regional plans, transit-oriented development policies, and downtown plans. Following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, he led the coordination effort with FEMA, local and national partners, and state agencies for Louisiana Speaks, the regional long-term recovery plan being prepared by the State of Louisiana. As a partner at CD+A, he will continue consulting to Forest City on the Mesa del Sol master plan in Albuquerque and to Rhapsody Partners on Power Ranch Commons in Gilbert, Arizona. He will also be working on ridership development planning for eBART, a rail transit extension planned for eastern Contra Costa County.

Rood is a licensed architect and holds master's degrees in architecture and city planning from U.C. Berkeley, where he was a U.C. Transportation Center Fellow, coauthored a job accessibility study with Prof. Robert Cervero, and taught urban design as a visiting lecturer. He is a member of the Congress for the New Urbanism and serves on the CNU Transportation Task Force.

CD+A is a planning, urban design and architecture firm with a focus on integrated transportation/land use planning, mixed-use and pedestrian-friendly community design, and sustainable development. Founded by Philip Erickson in 1997, CD+A currently has a staff of 15 and operates out of the historic Westlake Building on Frank Ogawa Plaza in Downtown Oakland.

Related Link: Community Design + Architecture website

For more information contact:

Timothy Rood
Community Design + Architecture, Inc.
350 Frank Ogawa Plaza
CA 94612
United States

Phone: 510-839-4568
Fax: 510-839-4570
Email: [email protected]
Web: http://www.community-design.com

Posted August 10, 2006

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