Earl Jackson IV, AIA, is a partner and design director at Cooper Robertson with national and international experience in urban design and architecture. His focus is on the innovative intersection between architecture, the public realm, infrastructure, and resilience. Earl’s projects have focused on buildings in the flood plain, campuses, main streets, urban waterfronts, and transit-oriented developments. He has served as a subject matter expert for the Rockefeller Foundation National Resiliency Academies, and he is an adjunct associate professor of architecture at Columbia University and teaches design studio at New Jersey Institute of Technology’s College of Architecture and Design.