Armando Carbonell

Armando Carbonell, senior fellow and chairman of the Department of Planning and Urban Form at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, is an urban planner. His expertise includes city and regional planning, property rights and regulation, and land use and the environment. 

Carbonell co-edited two recent volumes, Resilient Coastal City Regions: Planning for Climate Change in the United States and Australia and Regional Planning in America: Practice and Prospect. Carbonell has been a lecturer and design critic in urban planning and design at Harvard University and taught planning studios at the University of Pennsylvania. He delivered the annual Manchester University Lecture on Environment and Development “Territory and Terroir: Inhabiting Regions” and is policy and practice editor of the British journal Town Planning Review.

Prior to his current appointment, Carbonell was the founding executive director of the Cape Cod Commission, a regional planning and land use regulatory agency. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners. Carbonell received his AB degree from Clark University and was a Doctoral Fellow at the Johns Hopkins University and a Loeb Fellow at Harvard University.