Talk:David A. Wallace

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This person was a partner with Ian McHarg, who is on Wikipedia, and the two of them developed the theories on environmentalism and urbanism in the 1960s that became the baseline of professional practice through the last half of the 20th Century. In 1963 they founded the firm of Wallace McHarg Roberts & Todd (WMRT), which is now know as Wallace Roberts & Todd (WRT).


David A. Wallace, AICP is posthumously awarded the 2009 Planning Pioneer Award from the American Planning Association

David Wallace (1917-2004) was experienced in every aspect of urban design, development, and redevelopment planning. In an illustrious career that spanned the second half of the 20th century, Wallace contributed significantly to the fields of planning and urban design as a professional, as a builder of communities, and as a teacher.

A founding partner of Wallace Roberts & Todd (WRT), he retired in 1992 but continued to work until his death in 2004. He was in charge of the master plan for Baltimore's Inner Harbor, and had been responsible for designing and documenting the Harbor's public infrastructure for 30 years. With former partner Ian McHarg, he authored the Plan for the Greenspring and Worthington Valleys, which became the international benchmark for regional environmental planning.

With an urban design philosophy leaning heavily to implementation, he brought a specialized knowledge of the potential for urban redevelopment and revitalization strategies. A professor of city and regional planning at the University of Pennsylvania, Wallace taught urban design as a discipline that describes and evaluates the characteristics and interrelationships of all elements and dynamics of four-dimensional urban form (including time), and prepares design guidelines and principles for improvements as well as action programs for implementation. He was the author of Urban Planning/My Way, published by Planners Press in 2004. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Nandomicale (talkcontribs) 06:44, 24 December 2008 (UTC)

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