Erik Aulestia

AICP
Principal
Urban Design is both a science and an art that seeks to create the beloved places that will endure generations because of the value and joy that they bring to people’s lives.

Mr. Aulestia is a Design Leader in the Region and Town Planning Studio. During his 20+ year career, Mr. Aulestia has led planning and design efforts throughout the United States and abroad for both public and private sector clients. His public sector expertise includes Neighborhood Plans, Corridor Plans, Form Based Codes, Design Guidelines, and Urban Design.  His private sector expertise includes Transit Oriented Development, Mixed-Use, Sprawl Repair, Master Planned Communities, and Urban Design.  Mr. Aulestia often lectures on the topics of Smart Growth, Place-Making, and Form Based Codes. National Awards include the Driehaus Form Based Code Award, CNU Charter Award, CNU Merit Award, and AIA PIA Award.

Mr. Aulestia received a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from Utah State University and is a Certified Planner.

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