2017 Urban JuryCategory
Frank Fuller .
Frank Fuller is an architect, an urban designer and a Fellow in the American Institute of Architecture, who has practiced in the United States for thirty years. In 2015, he helped his two partners establish a new firm, Urban Field Studio in San Francisco. In addition to architectural commissions, he and his partners perform urban design works which transform downtowns, town and campus centers into active, pedestrian-oriented places. Frank understands the perspectives of public agencies and private developers in building and revitalizing communities. By using a consensus-oriented approach, he integrates multiple interests to create strong public and private realms.
Frank has conducted many charrettes around the US, including the 2014 City of Fairfax – Mason University charrette in Virginia with the Northern Virginia Regional Commission. Frank has served on Urban Land Institute (ULI) Technical Assistance Panels in the Western United States, has served as a member of the ULI Rose Center faculty for Minneapolis, Minnesota, and served as Rose Center faculty co-chair for Louisville, Kentucky. Currently he is a faculty co-chair for the City of Anchorage, Alaska, with the Rose Center now as a joint program of both ULI and the National League of Cities (NLC).
His numerous public service activities include chairmanship of the AIA California Council Urban Design Committee and Jury Chair for the 2015 National AIA Urban Design Awards. Frank has taught in the Architecture and Urban Design programs at the College of Environmental Design at the University of California, Berkeley and has lectured around the US and in Scandinavia.