Alan Loomis is the Principal Urban Designer for the City of Glendale, California, where he leads the City’s Urban Design Studio, which is responsible for developing and enforcing the City's design policies, guidelines and historic preservation programs, in addition to providing design advice to city boards, departments, and applicants.
Alan has over ten years experience in private urban design and architecture firms, where he directed planning projects for Pomona College, the University of California Santa Barbara, North Montclair, Azusa, and various other locations in California, New Mexico and New Jersey. He teaches urban design at Woodbury University in Burbank; co-edited the book “Los Angeles: Building the Polycentric Region” a survey of regional smart growth architecture and urbanism published for CNU13; and created the DeliriousLA listing of Los Angeles area architecture and urban design events, now hosted and curated by the Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design.
Woodbury University, Burbank CA, Adjunct Faculty
Instructor for "AR334 Urban Design Theory" and "4B Urban Design Studio"
Glendale Urban Design Studio, Glendale, CA, US, Principal Urban Designer
Moule & Polyzoides | Architects and Urbanists, Pasadena CA, Senior Urban Designer
Eckert Wordell Architects, Kalamazoo MI, Architectural Designer
Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), MArch, Architecture
Comprehensive Planning Award, Large Jurisdiction, Honorable Mention
for North Glendale Community Plan
Neighborhood Planning Award, Honorable Mention
for "Maryland Off Broadway" Downtown Art & Entertainment District
for Glendale Downtown Specific Plan and Mobility Study
with Zimmer Gunsal Frasca and Nelson/Nygaard Consulting Associates