Part-Time Instructor, School of Landscape Architecture
A Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects, Owen Lang received a Master of Landscape Architecture from Harvard University Graduate School of Design and a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture from the California State Polytechnic University, School of Environmental Design.
Owen has nearly 40 years of significant site planning and urban design projects. Owen's expertise includes urban mixed-use districts, downtown revitalization plans, urban waterfronts, community design plans, corporate/commercial facilities, and transit-related developments. His broad range of experience involves working with multi-jurisdictional agencies, special interest groups, and community groups, forging a shared understanding and support for public and private improvements. His strong physical design sense and graphic skills allow him to communicate design concepts throughout the progressive phases of a project.
Prior to private consultancy, Owen was a Principal of Sasaki Associates' San Francisco office since 1983. His prior professional history includes site design and planning at nationally renowned firms including SWA Group, EDAW, Wallace McHarg Roberts and Todd, Sasaki Dawson DeMay & Associates, and Lawrence Halprin & Associates.
Owen teaches LAN 605: Drawing as Process and is a great source of wisdom for landscape architecture fundamentals.