Contributor

Harris Silver

Founder, Citystreets

Harris Silver received his Masters in Architecture from SCI-Arc (Southern California Institute of Architecture) in 2011. Prior to pursuing his architectural training, Harris was the President of <a href="http://thinktank3.com" target="_hplink">Think Tank 3</a>, an award winning branding and advertising agency based in NYC with Fortune 100 and high profile non-profit clients. Always interested in the urban environment he founded <a href="http://citystreets.org" target="_hplink">Citystreets</a>, an idea-based transportation non-profit that successfully advocated for change in the urban tectonic from cars to people through policy, infrastructure and technology interventions. Harris was a contributing columnist for the New York Sun writing regular Op-Ed’s about transportation issues in Cities. This interest in urban issues, transportation and how the built environment effects our lives led Harris to pursue his Masters In Architecture at SCI-Arc where he has also participated in the Sci-Fi (SCI-Arc's Urban Studies Program). While at SCI-Arc his entry in the Urban Infrastructure competition titled <em>A New Infrastructure: Innovative Transit Solutions for LA/2009</em> was selected for exhibition as well as publication in a book about the competition published by the SCI-Arc press.