Jaime Lerner was voted second most influential urbanist of all time by Planetizen. The ranking was led by Jane Jacobs an immediatly followed by Jaime Lerner, Frederick Law Olmsted , Jan Gehl and Andrés Duany
The full list of urbanists and a small bio of each contender is available at the Planetizen website
The results are in, and Planetizen readers have chosen the “Most Influential Urbanists” of all time.
And, yes, we mean all time. Names on the list date back as far as 498 BCE, but there’s also no shortage of contemporary thinkers, activists, planners, and designers in the final list of 100.