Chris Kuschel, AICP

Land Use Specialists’ Manager and Principal Planner

Department: Land Use
Phone: 617-933-0731


Chris Kuschel joined MAPC in the fall of 2012 and is now a Land Use Specialists’ Manager and Principal Planner within the Land Use Department. He provides a variety of planning services related to helping the region sustainably grow. Working with members in various divisions within MAPC, Chris focuses largely on equitable transit-oriented development projects, zoning, neighborhood vision plans, and master plans.

Mr. Kuschel graduated with a master degree in urban planning from Harvard Graduate School of Design, where he concentrated in urban design and public health. Prior to joining MAPC, Chris worked as an intern for Sasaki Associates, a multi-disciplinary urban planning and design firm. He also has a master in economics and finance from Brandeis University, where he also received undergraduate degrees in economics and art history. Chris is a Certified Planner through the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).

Areas of Expertise: Urban planning and public health issues, land use and zoning, urban design