“Things are changing in the marketplace that are fundamentally altering how we live and what we build. It will require innovation and partnerships to make it work.” – Barry Long

Barry is an UrbanMix Founding Partner and current President & CEO of Urban Design Associates, an international urban design, planning and architecture practice. Barry is recognized as a design leader and visionary of city planning and urban design projects across the United States. His approach is rooted in the core values of engaging residents, designing in context, and serving the working class. At Urban Mix he is responsible for forward planning, exploring opportunities that make sense for both the community and company.

Barry’s professional experience has ranged from leading plans for new districts to downtowns and neighborhoods, as well as Pattern Books for distinguished corporations and cities. An effective listener and artful facilitator, Barry has assisted numerous clients to negotiate the challenges of competing stakeholder aspirations to arrive at Master Plans that successfully garner broad-based community support. He has 18 years of professional experience in Northern and Central California, crafting Specific Plans and helping cities envision their future.

Barry is recognized by his peers as one of the foremost national experts on the design and implementation of mixed-income housing.


  Master of Architecture, Montana State University

  Bachelor of Architecture, Montana State University

Select Associations

  President and CEO, Urban Design Associates

  Member, American Institute of Architects

  Member, Urban Land Institute

  LEED Accredited Professional

  Member, Congress for the New Urbanism

  Past Chairman, Mt. Lebanon Planning Board


  Urban Design + Planning, Entitlements, Architecture, Facilitation,   Mixed-Use, Mixed-Income, Pattern Books & Form Based Codes.