Jonathan Barnett

Jonathan Barnett is professor of city and regional planning at the University of Pennsylvania, an urban design consultant to many cities and suburbs, and author of The Fractured Metropolis (Harper Collins, 1996).

Designing the Megaregion

Meeting Urban Challenges at a New Scale

The US population is estimated to grow by more than 110 million people by 2050, and much of this growth will take place where cities and their suburbs are expanding to meet the suburbs of neighboring cities, creating continuous urban megaregions...

Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs

As world population grows, and more people move to cities and suburbs, they place greater stress on the operating system of our whole planet.

Planning for a New Century

The Regional Agenda

Across the United States, issues such as sustainability, smart growth, and livable communities are making headlines. Planning for a New Century brings together leading thinkers in the fields of planning, urban design, education, welfare,...