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Mr. Walter Hosack

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Dublin, OH


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 has also been a visiting lecturer at The Ohio State University.

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


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