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Daniel Howe, FASLA, AICP

Assistant Professor of the Practice

Brooks Hall NA


Daniel Howe, FASLA, AICP is Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Landscape Architecture program at NC State University, where he offers a course entitled Community Design: Landscape Architecture, City Planning and the Public Realm, an overview of the interface of the professions of city planning and landscape architecture. He has extensive experience in city planning and municipal government, having served as Assistant City Manager for the City of Raleigh among a variety of other planning-related roles, and currently leads Perry Street Studio, LLC, a planning, writing and public engagement consulting practice in Raleigh, NC, specializing in facilitating solutions for the physical design of public space. Dan’s firm is part of a design team led by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates that is developing a master plan for Dorothea Dix Park, a 300-acre former mental hospital campus in central Raleigh.

Dan holds a Masters Degree in Landscape Architecture from NCSU and a Bachelor of City Planning Degree from the School of Architecture at the University of Virginia. He was elected to the American Society of Landscape Architects College of Fellows in 2014, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy and the City of Raleigh Museum. He has published articles on such diverse subjects as large landscape conservation, conditional use rezoning, solid state lighting technology and infill development for a variety of national publications, and is a member of Raleigh’s Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Commission and the Wake County Citizens Energy Commission. Dan hiked the entirety of the Appalachian Trail, and is an avid cyclist, having completed a bicycle ride of the entire length of the Blue Ridge Parkway, as well as extended bicycle tours across North Carolina, Virginia and Colorado.