Urban Design Studio

Moving our city and region towards a sustainable future

Our Work

Students working on capstone project

Capstone Studio

The Capstone Studio projects are developed by the students and faculty of the University of Louisville's Master of Urban Planning (MUP) program. The projects cover a wide range of topics and locations and involve the students working in teams to address real planning problems under the guidance of faculty members.

people on a river ferry ride through the city

City Explorer

The City Explorer Series attempts to utilize personal observations of urban environments outside of Louisville to identify features, programs, and other elements of the built environment that are not only worth noting, but may help spark ideas for how our community could learn from others and improve our own quality of place.

illustration of people walking and biking


Brief Urban Design Area Studies. Working with local neighborhood organizations, non-profits, and other organizations and institutions, the Urban Design Studio conducts preliminary research and group workshop facilitation to help develop conceptual plans, studies, and other services to understand and improve specific sites throughout the community.

group of surveyors walking down the street

City Solutions Center

Working together with the Kentucky League of Cities, the City Solutions Center extended the University of Louisville's urban mission across Kentucky by providing hands-on consulting to help communities engage citizens to define challenges, develop buy-in for solutions, and create implementation plans.

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