Evolving the retail prototype.
Dynamic and interactive architectural design process.
Designing for the people; how to deliver positive civic outcomes.
Gary Dempster gets the job done
Creating engaging community assets
Collaboration and creativity are design tools we use to give voice to communities wherever we practice globally.
Big dreams create the magic that STIR our souls to greatness.
Downtown Summerlin is part of larger vision for the Summerlin community, which has been developing for 25 years and is still growing —complete it will have retail, entertainment, office and multi-family residences. Our town planning framework, with multiple blocks and room for infill development, allows for flexibility and adaptability as community and market demands evolve over time.
The annual Women’s Conference at USC was an opportunity to hear from accomplished women in various fields. Speakers included alumni who have managed to excel and thrive to astonishing degrees.
Over 200 women and men gathered at Skylight Studios in Century City, CA to listen and talk about gender equality in the architecture profession at the Powerful Symposium given by the AIA|LA on February 27, 2015.
Sponsored by Shopping Center Business magazine, supported by the AIA Retail and Entertainment Knowledge Community and held at LA Live, the recent Entertainment Evolution Experience Conference brought together a broad mix of players that are shaping the next generation of retail/entertainment destinations.
At Altoon Partners we practice architecture as a team sport. Right-sized, agile and strategic in our goals and our design, we understand that every member of the firm has a contribution to make. That’s why everyone — from the partners to the newest intern — is fully engaged with our projects, clients and one another.
As part of the International Council of Shopping Centers’ (ICSC) Professional Certification Program, I presented a session entitled “Design Principles.” I think of it as “How to Design Great Buildings 101”.