Alan Hart is a founding principal of VIA, creating communities that are more walkable, livable, sustainable, and better connected, for more than 35 years.
Alan’s career has covered a broad spectrum of mixed-use, transit, and urban planning projects. A strong advocate for clarity and integrity in the design process, his expertise includes the creation of high-quality urban environments from transit systems to urban development. His particular skills include finding opportunities for design innovation in unlikely places. Alan consistently serves as a champion for architectural and urban design of infrastructure as an integral part of a community vision. In a leadership role, he works closely with multi-disciplined teams to develop innovative methods of delivery, including design-build, that not only put value on design but also implement it. VIA’s numerous pioneering projects reflect this standard of excellence.
Favorite Project & Why
I always think that my favorite project is the last one completed, 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.