Author Archives: ddlp

About ddlp

I am a professor, architect, & community designer. I live in Davis, CA and teach landscape architecture and community development at UC Davis.

Can Batlló

Since 2011, community activists in the Sants neighborhood in Barcelona have been creating and managing their own community space at the former textile factory of Can Batlló. I wrote about this experience in my dissertation in 2013, and also in “Participation

Can Batlló

Since 2011, community activists in the Sants neighborhood in Barcelona have been creating and managing their own community space at the former textile factory of Can Batlló. I wrote about this experience in my dissertation in 2013, and also in “Participation

El Carrito

From “Together We Design: Landscape Architects offer their best techniques for Transactive Form-making.” – project by Raons Públiques, Barcelona Spain Carrito is the Spanish equivalent of the French charrette, now more associated with public workshops than the carts used at the École

El Carrito

From “Together We Design: Landscape Architects offer their best techniques for Transactive Form-making.” – project by Raons Públiques, Barcelona Spain Carrito is the Spanish equivalent of the French charrette, now more associated with public workshops than the carts used at the École

David de la Peña, PhD

Associate Professor & Program Director,Landscape Architecture & Environmental Design,Department of Human Ecology, University of California, Davis Contact: Office: 131 Hunt Hall, 1 Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616 For Office Hours, see my online calendar: goo.gl/4CJy8Y (530) 752-4082, dsdelapena at ucdavis.edu About Me: I

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David de la Peña, PhD

Associate Professor & Program Director,Landscape Architecture & Environmental Design,Department of Human Ecology, University of California, Davis Contact: Office: 131 Hunt Hall, 1 Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616 For Office Hours, see my online calendar: goo.gl/4CJy8Y (530) 752-4082, dsdelapena at ucdavis.edu About Me: I

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Sacramento Urban Ag Map

Working with students, community members and the Sacramento Urban Agriculture Coalition, we have been building an open source map that locates where urban agriculture projects are happening in the Sacramento region. See the interactive map here. Additionally, students evaluated different

Sacramento Urban Ag Map

Working with students, community members and the Sacramento Urban Agriculture Coalition, we have been building an open source map that locates where urban agriculture projects are happening in the Sacramento region. See the interactive map here. Additionally, students evaluated different

#baixem

Working with LaCol, Raons Públiques, and Margherita Galante, this winning entry for the City of Barcelona’s competition Portes de Collserola (Gate 11) proposed an alternative and inclusive process for engaging the community around a public improvement project, calling into question the

#baixem

Working with LaCol, Raons Públiques, and Margherita Galante, this winning entry for the City of Barcelona’s competition Portes de Collserola (Gate 11) proposed an alternative and inclusive process for engaging the community around a public improvement project, calling into question the

Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Streetscape and Urban Design Master Plan

Working for Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment with the City of Sacramento, our firm (Mogavero Notestine Associates) was the lead of a large planning and design consultant team that prepared this new vision for Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard in Oak

Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Streetscape and Urban Design Master Plan

Working for Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment with the City of Sacramento, our firm (Mogavero Notestine Associates) was the lead of a large planning and design consultant team that prepared this new vision for Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard in Oak

Chico Avenues Neighborhood Plan

Urban Designer, With Mogavero Notestine Associates, the Local Government Commission, and Glatting Jackson, 2008. I managed this project as the urban designer of the lead consultant for the City of Chico and the Chico Avenues Neighborhood Association. This established neighborhood

Chico Avenues Neighborhood Plan

Urban Designer, With Mogavero Notestine Associates, the Local Government Commission, and Glatting Jackson, 2008. I managed this project as the urban designer of the lead consultant for the City of Chico and the Chico Avenues Neighborhood Association. This established neighborhood

Wildhorse Ranch

Urban designer, Mogavero Notestine Associates, 2007 (UNBUILT) This design proposal offered a new model for sustainable development in Davis on an infill property at the periphery of the city. Adjacent to farm land, it utilized a required agricultural buffer to

Wildhorse Ranch

Urban designer, Mogavero Notestine Associates, 2007 (UNBUILT) This design proposal offered a new model for sustainable development in Davis on an infill property at the periphery of the city. Adjacent to farm land, it utilized a required agricultural buffer to

Sacramento Mini-Markets

Old Sacramento neighborhoods wrap the capitol like a horseshoe around a peg. Stately Victorian homes comingle with modest bungalows, turn of the century flats, and modern apartments. Under the shade of mature sycamores, elms, and magnolias, these historic neighborhoods have

Sacramento Mini-Markets

Old Sacramento neighborhoods wrap the capitol like a horseshoe around a peg. Stately Victorian homes comingle with modest bungalows, turn of the century flats, and modern apartments. Under the shade of mature sycamores, elms, and magnolias, these historic neighborhoods have

Buda Stagecoach House and Onion Creek Post Office – Restoration Master Plan

Project Manager, Emily Little Architects, 1999 I was the lead designer for this new community park with historically significant buildings in the small town of Buda, Texas. My contributions included the overall design concept, all drawings, and the final masterplan

Buda Stagecoach House and Onion Creek Post Office – Restoration Master Plan

Project Manager, Emily Little Architects, 1999 I was the lead designer for this new community park with historically significant buildings in the small town of Buda, Texas. My contributions included the overall design concept, all drawings, and the final masterplan