Bruce Fukuji is an integral member of the Brookwood team, serving a number of the firm's current clients. Mr. Fukuji is an architect and city planner with more than 31 years of award-winning experience in shaping sustainable, transit-oriented communities. Highly effective at listening to stakeholders, framing issues and bridging technical, economic and community concerns, Mr. Fukuji is recognized by clients and stakeholders for his inclusivity, depth and creative design solutions for complex and often controversial urban infill development.
As the Urban Design Practice Leader with PB Placemaking, Parson Brinkerhoff’s top ranked transitoriented development practice, Mr. Fukuji designed the transformation of Tyson’s Corner from an auto-oriented edge city to a walkable, transit-oriented central business district as featured in Time magazine and the Washington Post, receiving the American Planning Association’s 2011 national planning award.
An Associate at Calthorpe Associates, the internationally recognized leader of transit-oriented urbanism in the age of climate change, Mr. Fukuji authored the highly regarded Bay Meadows Specific Plan, as well the nationally award-winning handbook “Creating Livable Streets” for Portland’s METRO, recognized by the American Planning Association as a planning classic. For eight years Mr. Fukuji served on Palo Alto’s urban design committee, working with Stanford University, developers, retailers, residents and downtown businesses to develop the plan for downtown.