Leland Edgecombe is a registered architect, a registered landscape architect, certified planner and anaccredited member of the Congress for New Urbanism. He is a graduate of the Howard UniversitySchool of Architecture (undergraduate) and a dual degree recipient from the University ofPennsylvania’s Graduate Urban Design Program to include a Masters of Architecture degree and aMasters of City Planning degree. He is the Owner of The Edgecombe Group, Inc., a multi-disciplinarydesign firm located in the Washington, D.C. area focusing on architectural, landscape architectural,urban design, city planning and historic preservation services in multiple regions from New York City toMiami, Florida. His work involves a diverse mixture of clientele to include Federal, State, County andMunicipal governments as well as real estate developers. Prior to teaching at the University ofMaryland, Mr. Edgecombe has taught in the Graduate Urban Planning Programs at Rutgers University,The Catholic University of America and The Ohio State University.