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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

13 hours ago
Mimicking traffic cops, local townsfolk have resorted to speed checking passing cars with blow dryers.
BBC
2 days ago
Data regarding ongoing demolitions of blighted properties in cities across the U.S. has turned up some unexpected consequences: the spread of lead toxins into the surrounding community.
The Nation
5 days ago
A Dallas non-profit has sued Texas Governor Greg Abbott over what it calls a blatantly racist law that allows landlords to refuse payment in federal housing vouchers.
The Dallas Morning News
6 days ago
Rising land values has made some of the land Sydney, Australia's affordable housing sits on prime targets for redevelopment and gentrification.
South China Morning Post
February 18, 2017, 7am PST
Proposed rules to enforce wider paths on Toronto city sidewalks for pedestrians and the disabled is creating angst in local operators of sidewalk cafes.
CBC
February 15, 2017, 11am PST
With a shrinking population, Gary, Indiana is faced with the prospect of having more park space than it knows what to do with.
NWI.com
February 15, 2017, 7am PST
This summer, commuters may have another option for moving around Dubai as a pilotless drone is prepared to shuttle passengers around the city.
Dezeen
February 14, 2017, 5am PST
In order to stop new development in areas previously consumed by forest fires, Spanish firefighters are using a little known law that prohibits new building's within a 500 meter (0.3 miles) radius of a cemetery.
The Independent (UK)
February 13, 2017, 11am PST
A bill introduced in the Utah State Legislature would curtail the UTA's ability to partner in new transit oriented development projects.
The Salt Lake Tribune
February 10, 2017, 6am PST
Last year, Zagreb, Croatia boasted the largest number of participants in International Winter Bike to Work Day. This year it's hoping to defend its title.
Croatia Week