Daniel D’Oca is an urban planner and designer with a special interest in the politics of the contemporary built environment in the United States. He is Design Critic in Urban Planning and Design at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, and Assistant Professor of urban and architecture history and theory at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Daniel is also Principal and co-founder of Interboro Partners, a New York City-based architecture, planning, and research firm that has won many awards for its innovative projects, including the MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program, the Architectural League’s Emerging Voices and Young Architects Awards, and the New Practices Award from the AIA New York Chapter. Most recently, Interboro was one of ten firms selected by the U.S. department of Housing and Urban Development to work on its pioneering “Rebuild by Design” initiative. Interboro’s book The Arsenal of Exclusion & Inclusion is an encyclopedia about accessibility and the built environment that will be published by Actar in 2014.
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