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Mr. James Francisco

Urban Designer / Planner



James’ passion is designing places for people; extending the experience beyond the visual to encompass the tactile, haptic, and spiritual qualities of place. James is a New York based Urban Designer/Planner with a background in Architecture. He has delivered urban design and masterplanning projects on a range of scales including airports, rail corridors, CBDs, town centers, cultural precincts, universities, TODs and streetscapes. James has been the urban design lead to award-winning integrated design projects. In recent past, he led the urban design efforts of the Houston Theater District Masterplan, the Willoughby Streetscape concept plan in Downtown Brooklyn, the Jamaica Streetscape implementation plan in Queens, and the Vision for Broadway in Manhattan, New York.


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