Alan Hart

Founding Principal

Alan Hart is founding principal of VIA. His work has been described as visionary pragmatism, whereby the goals are set high, yet the framework, measures, and tools for implementation are clearly established and rooted in common sense.

Alan believes that by working collaboratively, we can better understand, envision and improve how we use our cities. His skills include finding opportunity for design innovation in unlikely places and in facilitating solutions at all scales of design work.

Favorite Project & Why

I always think that my favorite project is the last one complete, and that the next one is going to be better than that.

Favorite Thing About Your Job

I have my dream job. Each day I have the opportunity to help make cities great, by design.

Favorite Thing to Do

Make exquisite wine and share it with friends