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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

6 days ago
To discourage users from peeing on elevators at Atlanta MARTA stations, new urine detection technology is being installed as part of rehab plans.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
June 20, 2017, 7am PDT
Online options and oversaturation in some markets are leading to continued declines in physical storefronts around the country.
Bloomberg
June 19, 2017, 10am PDT
The city of Des Plaines, Illinois has entered into a consent decree with the Justice Department to ensure it acts in accordance with the law regarding future zoning requests from religious institutions.
Chicago Tribune
June 16, 2017, 8am PDT
Plans to decommission existing public housing blocks and replace them with newer high-rises has angered middle-class residents in Moscow who fear the loss of their homes and investments.
The Washington Post
June 15, 2017, 1pm PDT
Leaders of Johnson, Arkansas have decided to upgrade their town by creating an 80-acre, new urbanist-style downtown
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
June 13, 2017, 1pm PDT
As smoking related cancer deaths decline, other unhealthy lifestyle choices are quickly replacing it as a leading causes of cancer.
USA Today
June 12, 2017, 11am PDT
The design for the planned city of Columbia, Maryland continues to influence new developments around the world.
The Baltimore Sun
June 10, 2017, 5am PDT
Planners for the Xiong’an New Area hope to cure the ills of "megacity disease"
Foreign Policy
May 23, 2017, 11am PDT
The end of the era of the big box retailer is leaving landlords with the difficult task of finding new tenants for the large, empty storefronts.
Denver Post
May 10, 2017, 11am PDT
Considering it costs $1 billion per mile to dig L.A.'s subway tunnels, how does Elon Musk plan to build a series of car-carrying tunnels with out breaking the bank?
Fast Company