About the Author

Michael Hathorne is an urban planner and urbanist in Salt Lake City, UT.  Michael is the President of Commun1ty.one - a community planning & design firm.  Michael’s professional experience includes such areas as community design, property acquisition, land use entitlements, code writing, long range land planning, and land use policy.  Areas of professional specialty and interest include New Urbanism, Transit-Oriented Development, and Form-Based Code.

Michael has served on the Board of Directors for CNU Utah which is a local chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU).  He previously served as Chairman of the Local Host Committee for CNU 21 which oversaw the organization and planning efforts for CNU's international conference which was held in Salt Lake City, UT during the spring of 2013.  He has also served on the Board of Directors for the Form-Based Codes Institute (FBCI).

Michael holds a Masters degree in Urban & Environmental Planning from Arizona State University and a Bachelors degree from Utah Valley University in Business Management.

Michael is an auxiliary faculty member in the College of Architecture + Planning (City & Metropolitan Planning Dept.) at the University of Utah.  He has also taught previously at Arizona State University and Brigham Young University.

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