Mr. Walter Martin Hosack


November 10, 2014
April 11, 2014
January 13, 2014
September 8, 2013
June 22, 2013

Dublin, OH
United States


WALTER M. HOSACK has leadership, management, design, and production experience in city planning, urban design, architecture, civil engineering, building regulation, code compliance, and zoning administration. Over the past 40 years, he has planned, designed, produced, and managed projects ranging in size from residential homes to $100 million commercial and institutional projects. This private practice is accompanied by public experience in the leadership of planning and development efforts at both the state and local levels of government.

He is the author of Land Development Calculations and attached software entitled, Development Capacity Evaluation published by The McGraw-Hill Companies, New York, NY, 2001, second edition 2010. The first edition was translated and published by The China Electric Power Press, Beijing, China in 2007.

Mr. Hosack is retired from practice and occupied as an author. He was a charter member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, a licensed architect in the State of Ohio, a certified member of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards and a member of the American Institute of Architects.

His blog, "Cities and Design", can be found at It, and its predecessor, are currently being read by individuals in 84 countries.


Miami University

Oxford, Ohio, United States
B. Architecture, 1966
Design, engineering, history, practice

Miami University

Oxford, Ohio, United States
M. Architecture and City Design, 1968
City design, urban design, planning, zoning, traffic engineering, urban geography and political science