Design Trust Council members are committed to public space that is democratic and accessible. By joining the Council, you provide vital support to the Design Trust, a nationally recognized incubator for design innovation. This annual membership group gains inside access to the issues facing New York City today through a series of exclusive, curated events throughout the year. 

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Current Council Membership


  • Joyce F. Menschel


  • Dattner Architects
  • Grand Central Partnership, Inc.
  • HR&A Advisors/Rothman Family
  • Suchi Reddy, REDDYMADE
  • SHoP Architects
  • Claire Weisz/ WXY architecture + urban design


  • Alison Bauer
  • Tim Braine
  • Building Conservation Associates, Inc.
  • Mary A. Burke
  • David Burney
  • Matthew Casper
  • Betty Chen and Peter Coombe
  • David Dishy
  • E.W. Howell Co., LLC
  • Susan Fine
  • Jeanne Donovan Fisher
  • Rosamond Fletcher
  • GFP Real Estate
  • HOK Group, Inc.
  • James Carpenter Design Associates
  • Eve Klein
  • Levien & Company, Inc.
  • Han Lo
  • Grant Marani
  • Martha Eddy and Blake Middleton
  • Jean-Gabriel Neukomm/ JG Neukomm Architecture
  • Michele O'Connor, Langan
  • Michael Ratner
  • Richter+Ratner
  • RKTB Architects, P.C.
  • Robert A.M. Stern Architects
  • Richard Roberts
  • Ryall Sheridan Architects
  • Sage and Coombe Architects
  • Marta Sanders
  • Silman
  • Stantec
  • Lina Telese, General Counsel, Jaros, Baum & Bolles
  • Tillett Lighting Design Associates
  • Craig Tooman
  • David Whitehill
  • Barbara Wilks

Young Urbanist

  • Jaklitsch/ Gardner Architects
  • Rockwell Group