John Paul Weesner
Urban Planner/Landscape Architect
John Paul is a practicing Urban Designer and Landscape Architect who provides urban design solutions for integrating the built environment with implementable projects that are walkable and livable, as well as financially and socially sustainable. He has over 13 years of experience designing and planning the urban environment including transit-oriented developments, streetscapes, infill development, and downtown master plans. John Paul is a proponent and student of livable communities, walkable environments, and smart transportation initiatives. Currently, Weesner in the process of completing his Doctorate of Philosophy at the University of Florida. His research is focused on the cultural landscape and its relationship to urban design and planning. Concentrating on qualitative aspects of the public mindset, he is investigating ways to integrate public engagement and the design and planning process through new innovated tools based in social media technology.