Daniel McPhee

Executive Director

Daniel McPhee is Executive Director of the Urban Design Forum, where he works with the Board of Directors to present programming on issues like community development, historic preservation, housing, open space, resiliency, and transportation. In recent years, he has led inquiries into the redevelopment of American public housing, the mass urbanization of China, and the future of urban mobility. He is also the editor of the Forum’s publications, including Next New York: 40 Ideas for the Future of the Built Environment and the Urban Design Review, which he edited from 2010 to 2013. He holds a degree in Urban Studies from Vassar College.