Peter Arnold

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Peter Arnold serves as Director of Research at the at Woodbury University. His work focuses on how water, energy and climate change impact the design of the built environment, and how design can positively impact water supply, energy inputs, and climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts. Peter’s  uses geospatial environmental modeling to assess the potentials for… Read more »

Frances Anderton

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Frances is the host of aired monthly on 89.9 KCRW and podcast weekly at KCRW.com/dna. She is also a former producer of KCRW’s national and local current affairs shows, To The Point, and Which Way, LA?, both hosted by Warren Olney. In addition, she is a frequent public speaker on architecture and design. Prior to this she… Read more »

Become a Making LA partner!

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We’re currently looking for a wide variety of partners to help support our Making LA series as well as the Making LA conference with both sponsorship packages and in-kind contributions. .

California Home + Design

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is the premier destination for design, art, architecture and real estate in California. In addition to copies of the magazine, Making LA attendees will receive a two-year subscription to the publication for only $15. Twitter:

Deborah Weintraub

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As the city’s Chief Deputy City Engineer for the , Deborah helps to manage an integrated architecture/engineering organization of about 700 people, with 430 active projects with a construction value of about $2.4 billion.  The projects include streets, stormwater infrastructure, wastewater infrastructure, fire facilities, police facilities, recreational and cultural facilities, parks, zoo facilities, bridges, and… Read more »

Omar Brownson

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As an Angeleno, Omar is inspired by the way the 51-mile LA River brings our city together. He believes in hope and a world of possibilities for all. In January 2011, Omar was hired as the first executive director of the with a background in real estate private equity and development. The River Corp. acts… Read more »

Evelyn Wendel

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Evelyn Wendel founded in 2008 to improve appreciation, access and use of public drinking fountains as a means to reduce dependence on single use plastic water bottles. Since WeTap was introduced in 2008 at Maria Shriver’s Women’s Conference in Long Beach, she developed technology to GPS map, access and store drinking fountain and filling station data…. Read more »