Claudia is a Firmwide Planning & Urban Design Practice Area Leader and team leader in Gensler’s Los Angeles office, providing thought leadership and project management for its diverse portfolio of planning work. As a licensed architect with experience in landscape architecture and planning, Claudia has an exceptional perspective on the interface of the natural and built environment. Her wide range of experience – from theme parks and resorts to city centers and college campuses – gives Claudia a unique insight in addressing complex issues. Claudia’s passion is using urban design strategies for social good, particularly as it relates to health and wellness, accessibility and mobility. She has won numerous awards for her work, including honors from the American Planning Association for Excellence in Neighborhood Planning on the Willowbrook MLK Wellness Community project.