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 any given 2, 3 or 4 sessions of the twenty-four 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.


Looking for join the AIA|LA Urban Design Review Sessions?

Search our Events Calendar for “Advocacy” to see what we have coming up.


2019 PVP URBAN DESIGN REVIEW SESSIONS:
  • January 8, 2019
  • January 22
  • February 5
  • February 19
  • March 5
  • March 19
  • April 2
  • April 16
  • May 7
  • May 21
  • June 4
  • June 18
  • July 2
  • July 16
  • August 6
  • August 20
  • September 3
  • September 17
  • October 1
  • October 15
  • November 5
  • November 19
  • December 3
  • December 17

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.


TO PREPARE

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