Andrés Duany is an American architect, urbanist, debater, author and urban planner and designer.
He is the Principal of Duany Plater Zyberk &Company (DPZ) and Co-Founder of Congress for New Urbanism (CNU). DPZ, their planning practice, has completed well over two hundred downtown and new town plans. According to Planetizen, Andrés Duany is considered to be one of the two greatest Urban Thinkers of all times, coming behind just after Jane Jacobs. He has co-authored five books: Suburban Nation: The Rise of Sprawl and the Decline of the American Dream, The New Civic Art, The Smart Growth Manual, Garden Cities and Landscape Urbanism and Its Discontents. Duany has worked as visiting professor at many institutions and holds two honorary doctorates.