About Howard Blackson III
Howard M. Blackson III, is the leader of AVRP SkyPort Studios Urban Design practice in San Diego, California, which is responsible for crafting innovative approaches to city building. He holds a Master's degree in Urban Design from the University of Westminster, London, UK, and a Bachelor's degree in Geography from the University of Texas at Austin, as well as a Professional Certificate in Master Planning from Harvard University. He is a member of the General Services Administration’s Design Excellence Review Committee, chairman of the California Chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism, and former board member of Civic San Diego. You can find his older blogs here.