Commissioners & Staff

Justin Garrett Moore


Justin is an urban designer and the Executive Director of the Public Design Commission. He has extensive experience in urban design and city planning—from large-scale urban systems, policies, and projects to grassroots and community-focused planning, design, and arts initiatives. At the Public Design Commission his work is focused on prioritizing the quality and excellence of the public realm, and fostering accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the City’s public landscapes, buildings, spaces, and art. He is a member of the American Planning Association, the Urban Design Forum, Next City’s Vanguard, and is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University’s GSAPP.