Daniel D’Oca

Associate Professor in Practice of Urban Planning

Daniel D’Oca is Associate Professor in Practice of Urban Planning at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.

Daniel is an urban planner. He is principal and co-founder of the New York-based architecture, urban design, and planning firm Interboro Partners. At Harvard, Daniel coordinates the second-semester core urban planning studio and leads interdisciplinary, client-based option studios on a range of topics, including reparations, fair housing, refugee resettlement, indigenous land use and land rights, and other equity-based issues. With Interboro, Daniel has won many awards for Interboro’s participatory, place-based projects, including the MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program, the Architectural League’s Emerging Voices Award, and the New Practices Award from the AIA. Most recently, Interboro’s Campau/Davison/Banglatown Neighborhood Framework Plan in Detroit won both a Regional and Urban Design Award from the American Institute of Architects and a Gold Achievement Award from the American Planning Association. A second edition of Interboro’s book The Arsenal of Exclusion & Inclusion—first published in 2017—will be available in late 2020.