David C. Rouse, FAICP

David Rouse is a leader in the planning profession through his work with the firm WRT and as APA's Managing Director of Research and Advisory Services. At WRT, he advanced comprehensive planning practice as lead consultant on award-winning plans for communities such as Kansas City, Missouri; Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; Albany, New York; and Austin, Texas. At APA, he guided development of the Sustaining Places standards, the national benchmark for incorporating sustainability into comprehensive plans. A landscape architect as well as a planner, Rouse is widely recognized for his integrated approach to green infrastructure planning across scales and disciplines of practice. Inducted 2016.