Joseph Pobiner

Joseph Pobiner



“Planning and urban design has to have people as its central focus. At its core, good planning and urban design strives to solve problems, create opportunities, and to improve the human condition.”

With 40 years of dedicated professional experience in master planning and urban design, Joseph Pobiner is an inventive and thoughtful planner within the firm. Throughout his noteworthy career, which has led him to work in 42 states and 32 countries on six continents, Joe has cultivated a varied portfolio of high-profile projects across multiple practices, including higher education, sports & entertainment, mixed-use, healthcare, corporate, town and regional planning, aviation, urban districts, and hospitality. With every project, he keeps sustainability, resiliency, and authenticity top of mind, always seeking design cues from the local cultures and contexts of the places he visits. Outside of work, Joe acts as a visiting lecturer and guest critic for universities within the U.S. and abroad.

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A leader in the firm’s Dallas studio, Joe plans and manages intricate, large-scale, and time-sensitive projects with considerable ease, thanks to his extensive domestic and international project experience.


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  • +1 (214)-224-4504
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  • Education

  • Ohio State University, M.C.R.P.; Ohio State University, B.A.
  • Associations

  • American Institute of Certfied Planners, Congress for the New Urbanism, American Planning Association, Urban Land Institute, Greater Dallas Planning Council