- Urban Design
Urban Design Projects
A feasibility study establishes design and development parameters for a key site in Downtown Santa Monica.
Working with Hogle Ireland and the City of Downey, John Kaliski Architects developed the urban design standards and guidelines for the Downtown Downey Specific Plan.
A mixed-use zoning code amendment utilizes form-based logics to provide site, sidewalk, and street design enhancements and amenities for parcel-by-parcel development along a classic suburban corridor.
Mass, bulk, lot coverage, height, maximum plan diagonal, and build to line standards ensure a fit between new construction and the historic context of Hollywood Boulevard.
For the Jordan Downs Master Plan John Kaliski Architects developed design standards and guidlelines illustrating building modulation, skyline variety, base articulation and ground plane design objectives.
Land use, urban design, and landscape standards and guidelines establish a new integrated framework for the revitalization of an underutilized corridor.
The Ocean Park Boulevard Complete Green Street Project is one of the largest sustainable street projects in Southern California.
To facilitate public support for the standards of a new General Plan, Urban Studio provided "before and after" photo simulations at a proposed transit oriented district.
Design guidelines conserve the character of a village “main” street, allow development, and establish a new street identity through proposed streetscape improvements.
A range of alternatives demonstrates capacity to maintain a bus facility and bus stops in the context of a mixed-use joint development project.
Urban design conditions are analyzed and policies recommended to be incorporated into the City's general plan update.