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Paul Buckhurst, ARIBA

Principal

Paul Buckhurst, a founding principal of BFJ Planning, has more than 40 years of experience in urban planning, urban design and architecture. He has worked on a variety of development and design projects throughout the United States, ranging from urban revitalization programs to large scale development projects. In addition, he has an extensive portfolio of international work including new city and community plans in Canada, Brazil, Egypt, China, Vietnam and Saudi Arabia.

Mr. Buckhurst obtained his architectural and planning degrees in the United Kingdom and a Master's Degree in Urban Design at Harvard University. He is an associate member of the Royal Institute of British Architects and a past member of the Town Planning Institute, UK and the American Institute of Certified Planners. He has taught extensively at a variety of universities, including  the School of Architecture at Columbia University, the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service at NYU and for over 20 years was a visiting professor at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.

 

Paul Buckhurst, ARIBA

Award

AIA Urban Design Merit Award

Mr. Buckhurst directed the urban planning work on the New Master Plan for the Capital City of Hanoi, Vietnam, which received an urban design merit award from the New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects in 2011.

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