Jack Robbins, AIA, LEED AP (Moderator)


As Principal and Director of Urban Design at FXCollaborative, Jack works with public and private clients to create vibrant, sustainable cities. He brings a design-oriented approach and international experience to creatively solving complex challenges, with a keen understanding of the designer’s responsibility to the public.

With an undergraduate foundation in visual arts and literature from Harvard University, he received his Master of Architecture from the Yale School of Architecture. Travel has also been formative for Jack, who grew up in various cities and began his architecture career working in Hong Kong.

Jack has led mixed-use development projects spanning urban infrastructure, transportation, multi-family residential developments, and large-scale master plans. An active voice in the wider design community, he teaches in the Real Estate program at NYU, and frequently speaks at conferences and symposia. His writing has appeared in Architectural Record, World Architecture, and the New York Times.