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Josh graduated from the University of Southern California with a Master’s degree in Urban Planning. Since that time, he has worked in Los Angeles in the public and private sectors as a city planner and land use consultant helping to shape the development of the city. He recently completed a second Masters degree in Post-war Recovery Studies in the UK, during which time he spent several months in Cairo, Egypt as an intern with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat). He has written about urban planning, architecture and development for ten years, primarily for Curbed Los Angeles.

Recent Posts

November 3, 2017, 1pm PDT
The announcement by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to create the mega-city of NEOM would offer a Dubai-like 'free-zone' city.
October 27, 2017, 8am PDT
Several communities across Massachusetts are looking to take private property to build new schools.
Boston Globe
October 27, 2017, 5am PDT
A new book sheds light on maps created by cartographers in the Soviet Union that dove into remarkable detail about buildings, transportation networks, and other infrastructure in cities across the United States and around the world.
National Geographic
October 24, 2017, 12pm PDT
The town of Philomath, Oregon has just approved the testing of robotic deliveries on public rights-of-way.
Albany Democrat-Herald
October 22, 2017, 11am PDT
In the course of spawning, salmon are uplifting sediment and changing the course of watersheds.
Laboratory Equipment
October 20, 2017, 6am PDT
With some tweaks and upgrades, surburban office parks are reinventing themselves to attract new tenants and the millennials ready to start families in the 'burbs.
October 19, 2017, 2pm PDT
Car2Go is giving an upgrade to its car sharing service in Portland, OR by phasing out the tiny Smarts in favor of larger Mercedes-Benz luxury vehicles.
October 19, 2017, 1pm PDT
Delivery-by-drone continues to make strides to becoming a feasible reality, as testing in rural Australia has seen burritos fly through the air from restaurant to customers' back yards.
The Guardian
October 19, 2017, 9am PDT
As the footprints of the average suburban home grows and lot sizes shrink, the traditional sprawling yard is getting squeezed out.
October 17, 2017, 5am PDT
The small town of Isafjordur, Iceland is hoping an optical illusion painted onto a street will work to slow down drivers.