Diana Painter wins
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Painter Preservation and Planning Historic Preservation and Urban Design

Historic Surveys | Historic Register Eligibility | Evaluations
Environmental Compliance | Historic Contexts | HABS/HAER Documentation
Revitalization | Master Planning | Design Guidelines

The Alaska Hotel, 1912, Juneau, AK
The Alaska Hotel, Juneau, AK, 1912
Sketch by Diana Painter

Design Guidelines & Standards

City of Juneau Downtown Historic District Design Standards, Juneau, AK
These standards, which guide design review in Juneau’s historic downtown core, were the first historic district design standards to be adopted in Juneau. The guidelines reinforce Juneau’s Victorian-era vernacular style.

Downtown Juneau Historic District Design Standards
City-wide Commercial & Industrial Center Design Guidelines Background Report, Tukwila, WA*

This urban design study provided the background necessary to prepare design guidelines governing retail and light industrial development in Tukwila’s eleven-acre commercial core. It won a Washington APA Honor Award for Research in 1997.

Pacific Highway Design Guidelines, City of Tukwila, Tukwila, WA*
These design guidelines for a two-mile stretch of Pacific Highway were developed in conjunction with a street improvements program to help implement the Pacific Highway Revitalization Plan.

Downtown Seattle Transit Project Design Criteria, Downtown Seattle Transit Project, Seattle, WA*
Architectural, urban design and landscape design criteria were developed to guide the design of transit stations and street improvements for the 18-block Downtown Seattle Transit Project.

Campus Design Framework and Guidelines, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA*
The urban design framework of the Irvine campus was defined in preparation for developing urban design guidelines and landscape design concepts to ‘knit together’ buildings from the original campus plan with contemporary buildings, and improve the pedestrian environment.

* Developed while employed by others

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