Marc is a senior urban designer, community planner, land-use specialist and landscape designer. With degrees in architecture, urban planning and landscape architecture, as well as Graduate Certificate of Architecture and Urbanism from the University of Southern California (USC), his focus is on the design and performance of the public realm and natural environments. His multi-disciplinary approach affords him a broad perspective in understanding the origins of today's context combined with future development challenges towards community building.
Marc is a former member for both the planning and historic preservation commissions for the City of West Hollywood. He currently serves as VP of Public Information for the APA California and is also the Editorial Director for the CalPlanner, a bimonthly publication on planning in California. Marc is an active member of ASLA.
Stephanie is a licensed landscape architect sitting on the City of Glendale's Planning Commission since 2009. She is currently the Governor’s Landscape Architect appointee serving on the State Mining and Geology Board. She has served as President of CLARB and as both a regional and national leader in the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) since 1995.
Professionally, she has been the Director for the Landscape Architecture Program and the Horticulture and Gardening Program at UCLA Extension since 2008 and 2012 respectively.
Meg is a licensed landscape architect focused on landscaped environments for residential, commercial & public projects throughout Southern California. She has been a landscape architect with Pamela Burton & Company, OLIN, Marmol Radziner & Associates, and The Office of James Burnett. She was fortunate to work on many published and award-winning projects. In addition to her design work, Meg is an instructor for the Landscape Architecture Program at UCLA Extension, and an active member in the Association for Women Architects and Designers (AWA+D).
Daniel is a practiced urban designer with over 5 years of planning experience in several cities across the country. With a background that includes work in economic development, zoning, bike, pedestrian, park, and neighborhood planning, Daniel brings a diverse and versatile skill set to Cont-x projects. Mr. Bezinovich is proactive in applying this experience to help communities establish sustainable plans and design guidelines for development and has done so at a variety of scales.
Daniel’s professional background reflects his appreciation of the strong relationship between land use and bicycle/pedestrian infrastructures. He has contributed to planning efforts for municipal bikeway and pedestrian plans and also has experience working on transit-related projects, such as Divvy; Chicago’s public bike share system. He is able to utilize this knowledge for making informed land use planning decisions and collaborating with active transportation professionals.
Gary Garcia is a landscape designer with an eye on overlaying landscape design based program uses with cultural and social trends. He studied at the University of Southern California (USC), where he received his Masters of Landscape Architecture as well as his Graduate Certificate of Urbanism and Architecture. In addition to internships SWA Group and Valley Crest Design Group, he worked as Senior Designer for Earth Asia Design Group in Shanghai, China and KAS Design Company in Shenzhen, China.
In these positions, Gary established and led Concept Development of Urban Designs associated with private commercial architecture and cultural public landscapes.