Edward Mitchell, AIA is Associate Professor at the School of Architecture, Yale University, where he coordinates the post-professional program and graduate studios in urbanism. His award winning practice has been recognized by the Architectural League of New York and the Boston Society of Architects. He has been a member of Vita Nuova, an environmental planning consortium, and the Urban Design Workshop at Yale. He has exhibited, published and lectured internationally. His two latest books A Train of Cities and Common Wealth are studies done at Yale on the regional potentials in former industrial centers in Boston and South Coast Massachusetts.