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Jonathan Ford | Board Member

Horsley Witten Group

Jonathan Ford is a New Urbanist civil engineer and urban designer, and is a Registered Professional Engineer in six states. Mr. Ford’s planning and design approach is based on the principles of the Charter of the New Urbanism — compact, walkable neighborhood design creates vibrant, lovable places in balance with nature. Dedication to traditional neighborhood design and a devotion to interdisciplinary collaboration led Mr. Ford to found Morris Beacon Design in 2006, where he served as a New Urbanist civil engineering and planning resource until joining the Horsley Witten Group.

Mr. Ford is a Knight Fellow in Community Building at the University of Miami’s School of Architecture, co-founder and past President of CNU New England, and on the faculty of the Form Based Codes Institute. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Ecological Landscape Alliance and Blackstone Parks Conservancy.

Mr. Ford’s projects have won numerous local and national planning and design awards, including a CNU Charter Award Honorable Mention, the CNU New England Award of Excellence, the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence Silver Medal, and Boston Society of Landscape Architects Honor Award.