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Sean Carter

Senior Designer
  • Los Angeles
Meet the Alta Team

“ Traveling by bike is the best way to experience a city from the perspectives of speed, scale, and efficiency. It is my personal response to our global climate crisis. With Alta I am able to put my passion for cycling…”

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    It was only a matter of time. The first person to bike the entire 750-mile shares his story. www.sunjournal.com/2021/05/06/…

  • April 19, 2021

    Fighting Extreme Heat in LA can Serve as a Model for Other Communities

    Within the next 20 years, parts of Los Angeles’s San Fernando Valley will experience more than 120 days a year that are 95 degrees or hotter. That means that for one third of the year it could be dangerous for the community to be outside. Extreme heat and transit access are two critical issues impacting the health and quality of life for communities in the area.…

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    April 2, 2021

    How Hands-On Engagement Can Radically Change Planning Outcomes

    How can houseplants, shoes, and headphones help us better understand our built environment? Alta teaming partners James Rojas and John Kamp recently led our staff members in a fun and interactive model-building training on the Place It! method for creatively engaging members of the public in the planning and design process.…

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