May 21 2012

(The GRID Blogger) Ryan Kucinski: Buffalo, New York

Ryan KucinskiA big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Ryan Kucinski from Buffalo, New York.

Ryan Kucinski is a Master’s of Urban Planning student at the University of Southern California concentrating in Urban Design and Historic Preservation of the built environment.  Originally from Buffalo, New York, he graduated, in 2011, top of his class in the department of Urban and Regional Planning at SUNY Buffalo with a B.A. in Environmental Design and a Minor in Architecture.  In addition to his architecture and urban planning education, Ryan also has experience with real estate development and construction. His blogs focus on urban design, adaptive reuse, preservation, and place-making in the City of Buffalo; at a time when downtown Buffalo is experiencing a renaissance.

Ryan joins the March 2012 Environmental Design Internship program and will be blogging with The GRID until March 2013.

Renée van Staveren

Renée van Staveren is the Founder of Global Site Plans. She holds a M.S. in Urban and Regional Planning from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She also holds a B.S. in Sustainable Community Development from Prescott College. Prior to establishing Global Site Plans and The Grid, Renée van Staveren was an Assistant Planner for A-M-M-A Transit Planning and the Program Director for Planet Green. In June 2014 Renée moved from Istanbul, Turkey, where she'd lived for four years, to return to the beautiful city of San Francisco. She is now a Manager at the Urban Land Institute's San Francisco District Council. You can find her at one of their many events, so pop in and say hello.

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