Francois de Kock

Director of Urban Planning + Design
Francois de Kock

Francois de Kock, AICP, ASLA, CLARB, LEED AP

Director of Urban Planning + Design

Experience

Francois de Kock serves at DTJ Design’s Director of Urban Planning and Design. Francois is passionate about enhancing a community’s health, economic prosperity, and quality of life by creating vibrant destinations through creative placemaking, walkability and access to open space. As a certified planner, he draws from his design experience to develop master plans that are creative and flexible; as a registered landscape architect, his planning insights lead to better and more innovative urban design solutions.

Francois is very adept in assisting clients to define their dreams and realize outcomes of buy-in, support and commitment. Serving as visioning and public engagement facilitator, his techniques allow participants to share ideas freely, resolve common ground, and develop focused goals for the future.

Master of Landscape Architecture, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, 2000
Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture, University of Pretoria, South Africa, 1983

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