SLOW STREETS for the City of Los Angeles Urban Design Studio reimagines 60' roadways in the Arts District of DTLA for mixed-use redevelopment, safe and active transportation, and green infrastructure.
MIDTOWN BIKE PLAN expands the City of Long Beach's on-street bicycle network with no construction and no significant impacts on vehicle flow. Curb-to-curb distances and current traffic volumes dictated what could realistically be built for just the cost of paint.
TOP HAT is a proposal for a hypothetical development at Santa Monica and Crescent Heights boulevards in West Hollywood. It has a retail base, 95 housing units (20% affordable), subterranean parking, and a green alley open space. The project included market conditions, site analysis, a design concept and financial feasibility.
URBAN SUBDIVISION creates a new city typology around alleyways in an East Hollywood community of large-lot single-family residential, largely hiding increased densities behind the existing neighborhood character.
THE FACES OF MELROSE celebrates a century of architectural style in Los Angeles along an iconic street, from traditional storefronts to the avant-garde, purpose-built to adaptive reuse, and the 1920s to today.
WE WILLOW is an implementation plan for the development of a transit-oriented community around the Willow Street Station in the Midtown neighborhood of Long Beach, focusing on five key policies and six signature projects.