Joey is an urban designer with two decades of diverse experience at Calthorpe Associates. In May, 2019 Calthorpe Associates joined HDR and is now known as HDR | Calthorpe. His business acumen has helped shape the network of partnerships and maintain a meaningful relationship with project clients. He has managed projects in countries worldwide and has served clients in the public, private and educational sectors. His expertise is diverse, and his work has focused on urban design, station area planning, urban revitalization, and architecture of housing and mixed-use prototypes.
He is currently the acting president of the Italo Scanga Foundation, a nonprofit charitable-trust whose mission is to support the visual arts. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design, a Master of Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley, and studied in Italy with the International Laboratory of Architecture & Urban Design program. He has been a guest critic at UC Berkeley and California College of the Arts, and has lectured extensively throughout the country on the subject of compact growth adjacent to transit stations.