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
  • Daniel Rose, Rose Associates
  • James von Klemperer, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
  • Timur Galen, Hudson Yards
  • Jed Walentas, Two Trees
  • John Alschuler, HR&A Advisors
  • Shawn Basler, Perkins Eastman
  • Deborah Berke, Deborah Berke Partners
  • Jeff Blau, Related Companies
  • Joseph Brancato, Gensler
  • Vincent Chang, Grimshaw
  • David Cooper, WSP
  • James Corner, Field Operations
  • Jay Cross, Hudson Yards
  • Michelle Delk, Snøhetta
  • Alexander Garvin, AGA Public Realm Strategists
  • Abby Hamlin, Hamlin Ventures
  • Hugh Hardy, H3 Hardy Collaboration Architecture
  • Tami Hausman, Hausman LLC
  • Dev Hawley, Yale University
  • Meredith Kane, Paul, Weiss
  • Grant Marani, Robert A.M. Stern Architects
  • Margaret Newman, ARUP
  • AJ Pires, Alloy Development
  • Annabelle Selldorf, Selldorf Architects
  • Beatrice Sibblies, BOS Development
  • Josh Sirefman, Sidewalk Labs
  • Byron Stigge, Level Infrastructure
  • Marilyn Taylor, PennDesign
  • Nader Tehrani, NADAAA
  • Fernando Villa, Magnusson Architecture and Planning
  • Weston Walker, Studio Gang
  • Paul Whalen, Robert A.M. Stern Architects
  • Samuel White, PBDW Architects
  • Eugenie Birch, Penn Institute for Urban Research
  • Daniel Brodsky, The Brodsky Organization
  • Patrice Derrington, Columbia University
  • Kenneth Drucker, HOK
  • Richard Eaddy, Savills Studley
  • Kenneth Lewis, Skidmore Owings & Merrill
  • Timothy Quinlan, Quinlan Development Group
  • Robert Rogers, Rogers Partners
  • Andrea Steele, TEN Arquitectos
  • Elise Wagner, Kramer Levin
  • Claire Weisz, WXY Architecture + Urban Design

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.