Millbrae Station Specific Plan

Chris McCoy, Matt Montijo, Ivy Zhao, Justin Wong, Sergio Sanchez To view the full document click here

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SLO Happiness

Video by Erick Gomez

Seaport Plaza

Design work by Emily Huang, Erick Gomez, Erina Shimanuki, Mitchell Spector, Ryanne Browers


Site Plan

Design work by Justin Wong



Design work by Justin Wong



Design work by Justin Wong and Emily Huang


Design work by Chris McCoy


GIS Climate Resource Map- Mars

Design work by Chris McCoy

Project Description: Part of Chris’ thesis project “Alliance Mars: An Exploration of Green Integration on the Red Frontier”, the Mars Climate Database information and topography generated using NASA’s Mars Global Surveyor(MGS) and ArcGIS. It complies several layers of wind intensity, atmospheric pressure, as well as water ice distribution to inform the regional planning of future human settlements on Mars.


Marabella Village Project Handout

Design work by Ritu Muralidharan, Meha Patel, Ivy Zhao

CRP Mural

Design work by Riley Anderson-Barrett & Mitchell Wexler

Downtown San Luis Obispo Project

Design work by Willow Urquidi, 2nd year City and Regional Planning student

Fall 2015, CRP 201: Basic Graphic Skills, Professor Amir Hajrasouliha

Avila Downtown Centre

Design work by Justin Frentzel, Priit Kaskla, Julia Cannata

Project Description: Avila Downtown Centre is a re-imagining of Avila Beach, an unincorporated beach community in California's central coast region, and a demonstration of what community based planning can look like in even the smallest of communities. Starting with an underutilized public parking lot a block away from the Pacific Ocean; the Centre project takes community desire for an upgraded marine research facility, walkable streets, additional housing, etc. and transforms it into mixed use hub designed for contemporary seaside living.

Project Highlights:

  • Pedestrian & cyclist tunnel connecting the heart of Avila Beach to the Bob Jones Trail

  • New Marine Research Facility/Aquarium upgrading existing facilities in Avila Beach

  • Fully outfitted grocery facility for serving residents

  • Dedicated gallery space for showcasing local artistry

  • 84,000 SF of mixed use structures, including 30+ residential units

  • 300+ parking spaces to mitigate traffic impact


Design Work by Michael Gibbons and Anthony Petrillo

Project Description: Cypress is a high density, mixed-use development designed by students Michael Gibbons and Anthony Petrillo. The development was the result of a quarter long urban design studio in which students were assigned the task of designing an infill development in the heart of downtown San Luis Obispo, California. The development was designed with many new urbanism design principals in mind: walkability, connectivity, mixed-use & diversity, mix in housing types, aesthetically pleasing architecture, high density, and proximity to convenient and safe transportation.

Project Highlights:


  • 5 two-bedroom apartments (~800sf each)

  • 12 three-bedroom apartments (~1,100sf each)

  • 10 three-bedroom townhomes (~1,700sf each)

  • 11 mini units (~300sf each)


  • Retail Commercial (~45,000sf)

  • Grocery Store (~15,000sf)


Cypress Hotel

  • 30 rooms (~350sf each)

  • Lobby/office (~15,000sf)

  • Subterranean Parking (37 parking stall)


  • Private developer in cooperation with the City of San Luis Obispo

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