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Bruce Fukuji

Bruce Fukuji is an architect and city planner with twenty-five years of award-winning experience in shaping sustainable communities. Highly effective at listening to stakeholders, framing issues and bridging technical, economic and community concerns, Bruce is recognized by clients and stakeholders for his inclusivity, depth, and creative design solutions for complex and often controversial urban infill development.

Bruce’s work with Brookwood clients includes the Mariani family, the Jefferson Union High School District, the Culver City Unified School District, and others.

As the Urban Design Practice Leader with PB Placemaking, Parson Brinkerhoff ’s top ranked transit-oriented development practice, Bruce 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.

As Director of Planning at Ken Kay Associates, Bruce led the planning and design of several large scale New Urbanist master plans including the Coyote Valley Specific Plan in San Jose, a mixed-use community for 50,000 industry leading jobs and 25,000 residences. Working with Alan Jacobs, Bruce designed six traditional neighborhoods for the 1,110-acre Rock Creek site in Sacramento.

Prior to Ken Kay Associates, Bruce was with Calthorpe Associates, the internationally recognized leader of transit-oriented urbanism. Bruce 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, Bruce has served on Palo Alto’s urban design committee, working with Stanford University, developers, retailers, residents, and downtown businesses to develop the plan for downtown.

Bruce holds a Master of City Planning and a Bachelor of Arts from U.C. Berkeley. He is a Registered Architect in the State of California, a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and a member of the US Green Building Council.

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