Hank Dittmar

Hank Dittmar advises governments, companies and communities all over the world on making cities and towns more liveable and resilient. He is a former chief executive of The Prince’s Foundation for the Built Environment in London, board chair of the Congress for the New Urbanism, and president and CEO of Reconnecting America.

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In dark ages, hope lies in the city

On the centenary of Jane Jacobs’s birth, architects and planners lauded her book The Death and Life of Great American Cities. Both loved and reviled upon its release, it has come to be seen as one of the essential books about the city, the...
HANK DITTMARJUL. 11, 2016
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A city that works for the elderly works for everybody

London, like many cities, is aging. That presents a design and policy challenge in housing, transportation, and basic services—issues that relate to changing demographics on both sides of the Atlantic.
HANK DITTMARFEB. 29, 2016