re:Streets: Inclusive Design for the Public Realm Streets have traditionally been used to move people and goods from place to place and as a conduit for utilities. In recent years, everyone from planners and urban designers to engineers, environmentalists and disability advocates has been thinking about how streets can improve the livability of the urban […]
About Daniel Iacofano
Daniel S. Iacofano, PhD, FAICP, FASLA
Daniel Iacofano is a founding principal of MIG, Inc., a multi-disciplinary firm of more than one hundred urban and strategic planners, urban designers and landscape architects, and communications and media professionals. Founded in 1981, MIG’s work is known nationally and internationally for its creative projects that get results as well as its many innovative research and development initiatives.
Daniel’s work encompasses a wide range of projects including downtown design and development plans (e.g., Denver, Dallas, Charlotte, Los Angeles, Spokane), environmental plans (e.g., Napa River, San Gabriel River) and strategic plans (e.g., National Park Service, California Community College System, Bay Area Rapid Transit).
Daniel has led long range campus development plans for the University of Wyoming, University of California at Davis, California State University at Monterey Bay and Bastyr University and has consulted with many colleges and universities throughout the United States on campus and community development.
Daniel’s projects have won awards from the International Downtown Association, the American Planning Association, the American Society of Landscape Architects and the Environmental Design Research Association.
Dr. Iacofano has been a visiting lecturer at several universities and has written and lectured extensively in the United States and abroad. He is author of Public Involvement As an Organizational Development Process (Garland Publishing, 1990), Meeting of the Minds: A Guide to Successful Meeting Facilitation (MIG Communications, 2002), and The Inclusive City: Design Solutions for Buildings, Neighborhoods and Urban Spaces (MIG Communications, 2007).
He holds a PhD in Environmental Planning from the University of California at Berkeley, a Master of Science in Environmental Psychology from the University of Surrey, England, and a Bachelor of Urban Planning, Summa Cum Laude from the University of Cincinnati.