The 2016 AIA|LA and DCP Urban Design Review Sessions
When
Where
August 9, 10:00AM-12:00PM
Los Angeles City Hall, Conference Room 501, Department of City Planning - 200 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles , CA 90012
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Are you available on Tuesday, August 9 (10am) to provide critical design input on a development project proposed for Los Angeles?

This urban design review session is a special opportunity for AIA|LA to share feedback to the Department of City Planning’s Urban Design Studio as part of our ongoing effort to advance design excellence citywide.

For this particular session we’ve been encouraged to reach out to the highest caliber of architects that I can find.

Please let me know if you’re interested and available on August 9 (10am).


WHEN:

Tuesday, August 9 (10am to 12pm)


WHERE:

Los Angeles City Hall

Conference Room 501

Department of City Planning

200 N. Spring Street

Los Angeles , CA 90012


Parking: please ride Metro if you can.  Otherwise, $6 parking is available on Los Angeles Street between 2nd and 3rd.  City Hall, unfortunately, is unable to validate.


TO PREPARE: The following links will be helpful to review prior to the session:

Citywide Urban Design Principles:

Walkability Checklist:

CITYWIDE DESIGN GUIDELINES (COMPLETE set of RESOURCES):

http://urbandesignla.com/resources/index.php

 

The 2016 AIA|LA and DCP Urban Design Review Sessions

As an architect passionate about improving the City of Los Angeles, are you interested in providing critical feedback to help improve urban design in the City of Los Angeles?

If so, please join the AIA|LA & DCP Professional Volunteer Program today by contacting Will Wright with a list of your available dates (see below). 


WHAT:

In 2016, we will be coordinating twenty-three urban design review sessions, which will serve as opportunities for leading design talent to help the Los Angles Department of City Planning's Urban Design Studio critically review upcoming projects throughout the City.


WHY:

The review sessions will will enable a rotating pool of architects and designers the opportunity to provide insightful and critical design feedback on pending projects that will be reviewed by the Planning Commission. As a volunteer, you will help educate planning staff on urban design issues and complex urban typologies and you will have the chance to provide project specific urban design advice for planning staff’s consideration.

If you are interested in participating in two or three of the following upcoming urban design review session, then please contact Will Wright to receive additional information.


WHEN:

The 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month (10am - 12pm) = see exact dates below.


Please note:   We're involving a rotating pool of architect volunteers, with sensitivity to the value of your time - so therefore, you will never need to attend more than a few of the following scheduled sessions:


WHERE:

Los Angeles City Hall

Conference Room 501

Department of City Planning

200 N. Spring Street

Los Angeles , CA 90012

RSVP in advance to WILL WRIGHT, will@aialosangeles.org with the date(s) of your preferred session(s).  We will be in touch with a confirmation email inclusive of additional details.


TO PREPARE: 

The following links will be helpful to review prior to the session:

PVP Urban Design Review sessions for 2016 include:

  • January 5
    January 19
    February 2
    February 16
    March 1
    March 15
    April 5
    April 19
    May 3
    May 17
    June 7
    June 21
    July 5
    July 19
    August 2
    August 16
    September 6
    September 20
    October 4
    October 18
    November 1
    November 15
    December 6
    December 20

All meetings will be at Los Angeles City Hall, Conference Room 501 from 10am-12pm.