Ryan J. Debold
Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation
Ryan Debold is the Associate Director for the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation. Ryan received his non-baccalaureate Master of Landscape Architecture from Kansas State University and his Master of City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania, with a concentration in Land Use and Environmental Planning. Ryan joined Harris Steinberg at the newly formed Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation in 2014 and oversaw the build-out of the Institute, including the completion of numerous civic engagement and placemaking projects in the Philadelphia region. Ryan’s research and professional work at the Lindy Institute has spanned a variety of fields including equitable development, land use policy and economics, environmental resource conservation, stormwater management and sustainable landscape design, graphic representation and end-user perception, and creative placemaking through civic engagement and arts programming.