As a small independent organization, your support could have an extraordinary impact in our growth. Ensure a bright and lasting future for one of our special initiatives or build the foundation for a new project today.

The support of our Director’s Circle and corporate partners enables us to advance creative solutions to urban challenges in programs and publications throughout the year. We thank them for their continuing support.

See Our Supporters
  • Adjaye Associates
  • Alexander Garvin
  • Alloy Development
  • Andrea Steele Architecture
  • Arup
  • Atelier Ten
  • Beatrice Sibblies
  • The Brodsky Organization
  • Byron Stigge
  • Citi Community Development
  • COOKFOX
  • Dattner Architects
  • Deborah Berke Partners
  • DLR
  • The Durst Organization
  • Eugenie Birch
  • Fogarty Finger
  • FXCollaborative
  • Gensler
  • Grimshaw
  • Hausman LLC
  • HDR
  • Hines
  • HLW
  • HOK
  • HR&A Advisors
  • Hudson Yards
  • James Corner Field Operations
  • Judy Kessler
  • Kohn Pedersen Fox
  • Kramer Levin
  • Magnusson Architecture and Planning
  • Marilyn Taylor
  • Meredith Kane
  • Michael Sorkin
  • Nader Tehrani
  • Patrice Derrington
  • Paul Goldberger
  • Perkins Eastman
  • Quinlan Development
  • RAMSA
  • Richard Eaddy
  • Robert Sterling Clark Foundation
  • Rogers Partners
  • Rose Associates
  • Sabrina Kanner
  • Selldorf Architects
  • Signature Urban Properties
  • Silvercup Studios
  • Silverstein Properties
  • Snøhetta
  • SOHO China
  • SOM
  • Stantec
  • Studio Gang
  • Thornton Tomasetti
  • Timur Galen
  • WEISS/MANFREDI
  • West 8
  • Woods Bagot
  • WSP
  • WXY
  • Yale University

Director’s Circle

Our Director’s Circle is a group of distinguished civic leaders and design champions who sustain our programming on the pivotal issues facing our cities. Members of the Director’s Circle advise our leadership on topics for future programs, chair events or tours of recent projects, and recommend emerging leaders to become fellows.

For more information, please contact Daniel McPhee, Executive Director, at daniel@urbandesignforum.org.

See the Benefits
  • Exclusive Events
    Exclusive invitations to intimate monthly events with guests of honor like Katy Clark, Michael Kimmelman, Marisa Lago, Tony Marx, Mitchell Silver, and Martino Stierli.
  • Advisory Opportunities
    Shape our programs by suggesting topics and speakers for our annual series, nominate new Fellows, and lead tours of ongoing building projects.
  • Tickets
    Guaranteed seating at all programs, as well as free tickets at all ticketed events.
  • Publicity
    Prominent recognition in publicity materials and on the organization website.
  • In addition to
    Invitations to member programs, bulletins featuring urban design news, and advance copies of our publications.
Membership Levels
Master Builder
$10000
  • 6 Director’s Circle Partners
  • 6 Dinner Tickets ($1,500 value)
Visionary
$5000
  • 3 Director’s Circle Partners
  • 3 Dinner Tickets ($750 value)
Catalyst
$3000
  • 1 Director’s Circle Partner
  • 1 Dinner Ticket ($250 value)

Company Membership

Our new company program will give your organization unparalleled access to our global network of design, planning, and development leaders.

For more information, please contact Daniel McPhee, Executive Director, at daniel@urbandesignforum.org.

See the Benefits
  • Director’s Circle
    Practice leaders are invited to join our Director’s Circle. Partners receive exclusive invitations to monthly events with esteemed guests like Katy Clark, Michael Kimmelman, Marisa Lago, Tony Marx, Mitchell Silver, and Martino Stierli.
  • Fellowships
    Senior colleagues are welcome to actively participate in roundtables, conferences, and tours throughout the year.
  • Tickets
    Guaranteed seating at all programs, as well as free tickets at all ticketed events.
  • Publicity
    Prominent recognition in publicity materials and on the organization website.
  • In addition to
    Invitations to member programs, bulletins featuring urban design news, and advance copies of our publications.
Membership Levels
Keystone
$10000
  • 3 Director’s Circle Partners
  • 12 Fellowships
  • 15 Dinner Tickets ($3,750 value)
Pillar
$5000
  • 1 Director’s Circle Partner
  • 9 Fellowships
  • 10 Dinner Tickets ($2,500 value)
Cornerstone
$2000
  • 5 Fellowships
  • 5 Dinner Tickets ($1,250 value)

Friend of the Forum *New*

If you can’t make it to our programs, you can still support our work with a monthly donation and remain connected to our work through our newsletters and publications.

See the Benefits
  • Fellows Updates: Monthly bulletins featuring the latest urban design news; Fellows’ news, honors and awards; and a calendar of Fellows’ upcoming events.
  • Publications: A copy of our latest publication and advance copies of all future publications.

Donate to the Forum

Make a one-time contribution to support our work advancing creative solutions to urban challenges.