ADVOCACY
URBAN DESIGN REVIEW SESSIONS
PHOTO: Natalie Dalton

The Urban design review sessions are a mechanism by which leading design talent help the Los Angeles Department of City Planning’s Urban Design Studio review upcoming projects located in the City.


Organized by the AIA|LA, the sessions enable architects and designers to provide insightful and critical design feedback on pending projects that will be reviewed by the Planning Commission, on a rotating pool basis. AIA|LA members participate in two – four sessions of the twenty-three per year organized.

During sessions, AIA|LA members help educate city planning staff on urban design issues and complex urban typologies and have the opportunity to provide project specific urban design advice for planning staff’s consideration.


WHEN | WHERE

Typically, the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month (10AM – 12PM)

Los Angeles City Hall
Conference Room 501
Department of City Planning
200 N. Spring Street
Los Angeles , CA 90012

RSVP

Please contact Will Wright, Hon. AIA|LA with the date(s) of your preferred session(s). We will be in touch with a confirmation email inclusive of additional details.


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.

CONFIDENTIALITY

PVP discussions provide an opportunity for an open discussion with the notion that the information is to remain confidential and not shared in any other public or private forums. Anonymity shall be maintained by all PVP participants at all times.


2018 PVP URBAN DESIGN REVIEW SESSIONS:

January 9 (2nd Tuesday) + January 23 (4th Tuesday)
February 6 + February 20
March 6 + March 20
April 3 + April 17
May 1 + May 15
June 5 + June 19

July 10 (2nd Tuesday) + July 24 (4th Tuesday)
August 7 + August 21
September 4 + September 18
October 2 + October 16
November 6 + November 20
December 4 + December 18


TO PREPARE

The following links will be helpful to review prior to the session:
+ Citywide Urban Design Principles
+ Walkability Checklist
+ City Design Guidelines