Thomas Kozlowski
Principal / Co-Founder

Thomas Kozlowski is an architect and urban designer well known for his work in the area of creative large-scale real estate development. Mr. Kozlowski has been instrumental in the design and implementation of major urban projects and public/private partnerships throughout the world that create innovative value and define a “sense of place”. At EDG, Mr. Kozlowski leads the master planning and development efforts with a primary focus in real estate value creation.

His recent work has included the Iskandar International Destination Resort in Malaysia, a 2300-acre mixed-use nature-based tourism resort, Colorful Guizhou Town, a mixed-use, cultural entertainment development in China, design management for the Ocean Park redevelopment in Hong Kong, master plan and development strategy for six theme parks, related hotels, retail entertainment, and transportation systems in the Middle East, the development of a tourism and heritage district for the Great Wall at Badaling, China, and Oz Resort in New York.

Previously, Mr. Kozlowski was Director of Development Management and Master Planning and Entitlements for Walt Disney Imagineering, where he led a California-based team to provide design and planning vision, imagination, and design management of the master plan implementation of Disneyland Resort in Anaheim. He also finalized the concept design, program, and strategy for the master plan and government works for the Hong Kong Disneyland Resort. Prior to joining Disney, Mr. Kozlowski co-founded Urban International to focus on design and development strategies for large-scale planning and mixed use projects in Asia including the successful Nanshan Cultural Tourism District on Hainan Island, China.

Mr. Kozlowski also headed a design management group overseeing the planning, design, and implementation of Battery Park City, the acclaimed, award-winning, mixed-use waterfront community in New York. Prior to living in New York, he worked and resided in Hong Kong as a principal urban designer for EBC Hong Kong managing resort, recreation, multi-family residential, and waterfront developments throughout Southeast Asia.

In addition to his professional experience, Mr. Kozlowski is a frequent speaker and has lectured and taught extensively throughout the US. Mr. Kozlowski received his master’s degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Design.