Prof. Justin Garrett Moore

Prof. Justin Garrett Moore

NYC Public Design Commission; Adjunct Associate Professor, Columbia U. GSAPP

Justin Garrett Moore is an urban designer and the executive director of the New York City Public Design Commission. He has extensive experience in urban design and city planning—from large-scale urban systems, policies, and projects to grassroots and community-focused planning, design, and arts initiatives.


Designing for difference: Making cities better for all

Cities are engines for producing both cohesion and difference across social, economic, and environmental dimensions. By designing for difference and inclusion, urban policymakers, planners, and designers have the opportunity to help shape cities and the public realm to better address social and economic inequality and improve environmental justice.