Justin Garrett Moore, AICP

Executive Director, New York City Public Design Commission

New York, NY

Justin Garrett Moore is a transdisciplinary designer and urbanist and serves as the executive director of the New York City Public Design Commission. He has extensive experience in architecture, urban design, and planning—from large-scale urban policies and projects to grassroots and community-based planning, design, and arts initiatives. At the Public Design Commission, his work focuses on prioritizing quality and excellence for the public realm and fostering accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in New York's public buildings, landscapes, and art.

Justin is a member of the American Planning Association's AICP Commission, the Urban Design Forum, and a founding board member of the Black urbanist collective BlackSpace. His social enterprise, Urban Patch, focuses on sustainable development through social and environmental design projects in the United States and Rwanda. He is an adjunct faculty member at Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, and the Yale School of Architecture. His courses and studios focus on social and environmental equity.