The Studio’s guiding values and themes include matching Los Angeles’s remarkable private spaces in the public realm, elevating design expectations for private development, and promoting Los Angeles as a center of design innovation and experimentation.
The Urban Design Studio is spearheading several neighborhood-level and citywide design initiatives. Click below to read more about our current programs:
- Healthy Buildings, Healthy Places
- Reimagining Expo Square
- Re-Imagine Ventura: Greening the Boulevard
- LA River Wayfinding Program (details coming soon)
The Urban Design Studio offers planners and applicants project-specific recommendations, organized around three distinct yet interrelated approaches to design.