What We Do
Dyett & Bhatia offers professional services in the following areas:
General plans and general plan EIRs
Urban design, specific plans, and area plans
Transit Oriented Development
Development codes, zoning ordinances, and subdivision regulations
Environmental planning and assessment
Public participation and facilitation
Geographic Information Systems (GIS), computer modeling, and visual simulation
Our work is place-based, responsive to context, physical and natural settings, and community needs. It is directed toward improving the quality of the living environment and promoting sustainable development patterns. Sustainability and green planning principles inform all aspects of our practice.
Dyett & Bhatia has a multidisciplinary-trained planning staff with academic backgrounds and professional experience in regional and urban planning; zoning; architecture; landscape architecture; and public meeting facilitation. Dyett & Bhatia’s technical staff specializes in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), cartography, three-dimensional computer modeling, and visualization.
We see policy-making, land use planning, physical design, and implementation as related activities. The diversity of our practice helps us clearly define issues and identify practical courses of action. We believe that plan making is a collaborative effort involving a diversity of stakeholders, and are committed to active community participation in the planning process. The caliber of our work is evidenced by our record of adopted plans and ordinances, and 21 awards in the last 16 years from the American Planning Association.
While the bulk of our work is in California, Dyett & Bhatia has done projects throughout the United States, as well as internationally.