Torti Gallas + Partners: Architects of Community
John Francis Torti
This sumptuously illustrated volume features the award-winning work of Torti Gallas + Partners, the leading architecture firm practitioners of New Urbanism, holistically integrating architecture, planning, and urban design, to create vibrant housing, offices, commercial retail in mixed income neighbourhoods.
John Francis Torti, FAIA, President of Torti Gallas + Partners, is the conceptual leader of his firm. He has lead his talented partners and the firm to national recognition through their work in creating inclusive places for people to live work and play. He was previously affiliated with NASA at the Goddard Space Flight Center and the National Capital Planning Commission, where he worked on numerous designs to rebuild Washington after the 1968 riots. Mr. Torti has been on the teaching staff at the Catholic University of America and has served as a Visiting Professor at Harvard University, Ohio University and the University of Maryland. He currently serves on the Board of the Congress of the New Urbanism.
Thomas M. Gallas, CPA, CEO of Torti Gallas + Partners, has extensive experience with residential communities coordinating a broad cross-section of participants encompassing residents and community.