Urban Designer – Shaping our Communities - View the video

Brian Munson

Presenter
Brian Munson
Urban Designer
Vandewalle & Associates

Location:
120 East Lakeside Street
Madison, WI 53715

Career Clusters / Help Topics:

  • Architecture and Construction

Biography:
Brian Munson leads the Neighborhood Design initiatives for Vandewalle & Associates, an urban planning and design firm in Madison and Milwaukee. Focused at advancing the art of neighborhood design, town center facilitation, and project entitlement, this team specializes in creating livable and sustainable communities throughout the Midwest. Brian has led multi-disciplinary design teams from analysis to entitlement on projects ranging from mixed-use infill/redevelopment projects to large-scale traditional neighborhoods. These projects feature a unique blend of land uses, residential options, open spaces, and pedestrian focused environments, all of which are combined to create neighborhoods that are grounded in sustainable smart growth principles, with a Midwest ethic. Brian holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Landscape Architecture from UW-Madison. He is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects and the Congress for New Urbanism. He also serves on many committees for the City of Madison.

Description:
Imagine being able to create your own real-life SimCity. Dreaming up great ideas to make our communities vibrant places to live and work, is the role of an Urban Designer, also sometimes known as Landscape Architects. From creating new neighborhoods and city centers to managing growth and addressing transportation issues, learn how Urban Designers shape the landscape of our lives. (Running TIme 23:00)