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UNC Clean Tech Speaker

Anthony Sease

Anthony Sease


As a civil engineer, architect, planner, and urban designer, Tony Sease brings a truly multidisciplinary perspective to the shaping of towns and cities. Tony founded Civitech in 1999 with a focus on walkability and the neighborhood scale, and has collaborated on projects across thirty states and internationally. He advises municipalities, universities and colleges, neighborhood foundations, and private sector developers through master planning, urban design, and project implementation emphasizing the shaping and connectivity of urban spaces. Combined with his teaching and research, Tony’s practice is firmly immersed in the amorphous space between planning and physical design.

Tony has an undergraduate degree in civil engineering from Duke University, a masters in architecture from Virginia Tech, and a doctorate in city and regional planning from UNC-Chapel Hill. Tony has taught undergraduate and graduate courses for over a decade at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Department of City and Regional Planning and Institute of the Environment, and in Duke’s Nicholas School of the Environment. He was a 2006 Knight Fellow in Community Building at the University of Miami, and is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor in Duke’s Nicholas School of the Environment.