The 2018 AIA|LA and DCP Urban Design Review Sessions
January 23, 10:00AM-12:00PM
Los Angeles City Hall Conference Room 501 Department of City Planning - 200 N. Spring Street Los Angeles , CA 90012

The 2018 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). 
Ready to RSVP? Please contact Will Wright at

In 2018, 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.

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 sessions, then please contact Will Wright to receive additional information.

Typically, 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:

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 = with the date(s) of your preferred session(s).  We will be in touch with a confirmation email inclusive of additional details.

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


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.

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.
PVP Urban Design Review sessions for 2018 include:
All meetings will be at Los Angeles City Hall, Conference Room 501 from 10am-12pm.
January 9 (2nd Tuesday)
January 23 (4th Tuesday) **cancelled due to DCP request**
February 6
February 20
March 6
March 20
April 3
April 17
May 1
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