Larson Design Group offers a wide variety of planning and programming services with unique expertise in Federal-specific master planning and programming. We work with communities, municipalities, government agencies and more to provide creative, compliant and economical solutions to our clients. LDG’s planners, architects, landscape architects, environmental specialists, engineers, and designers support everything from conceptual sketches to full master plans and design guidelines. Our planners understand that master plans must be flexible enough to seize opportunities while simultaneously mitigating and avoiding threats. Additionally, our team works to ensure our planning solutions conserve, maintain, and improve our natural resources and environment.

Master Planning

Whether it’s a university, hospital, industrial facility, community, park or other project, Larson Design Group’s certified planners, architects, landscape architects, environmental specialists, engineers, and designers all collaborate to inspire distinct and vibrant destinations with everything from conceptual sketches to full master plans and design guidelines. We engage clients, stakeholders, and communities in a planning process that harmonizes aspirations and neutralizes concerns to create a vision for the future.

  • Visioning
  • Strategic planning
  • Comprehensive planning
  • Feasibility studies & site assessment
  • Design guidelines
  • Planning regulations
  • Planning applications/entitlements
  • Peer reviews
  • Sustainability framework
  • Cost Analysis/Assessment/Planning
  • Consultation and community engagement
  • Facility utilization studies
  • Infrastructure development
  • Environmental considerations
  • Transportation and parking
  • Pedestrian access
  • Accessibility
  • Land use planning
  • Buffers

Federal Master Planning

LDG staff have supported various federal agencies such as the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, FHWA, Department of Homeland Security, and NASA at locations around the world. We are well-versed in the federal regulations and criteria for planning and design projects. Additionally, the military veterans on our staff bring the added perspective of the users to translate mission requirements into actionable projects. The collaborative, multi-disciplined approach means our planners, architects, and engineers understand the importance of correctly capturing requirements at the onset of a project in order to develop an accurately sized and priced funding request. Our team has led charrettes around the world to work with stakeholders, identify their requirements, and develop the applicable program. Additionally, our team is experienced in validating these requirements against the applicable regulation to ensure they match federal standards and regulations.

  • Installation Development Plans
  • Area Development Plans
  • Area Development Execution Plans
  • Nodal Development Plans
  • Campus Development Plans
  • Site-specific studies
  • Real property management
  • Installation planning standards
  • Vision plans
  • DD Form 1391 development
  • Customer concept documents
  • Programming studies
  • Facility condition assessments
  • Facility utilization surveys
  • Facility occupancy verification surveys
News & Insights
News & Insights
LDG Wins Study for Federal Highway Facility
Larson Design Group Announces Addition of LWPB as New Subsidiary to Expand Firm’s Architecture and Federal Expertise
LDG Expands to Central Florida, Hires Andrew Dorin as Director, Retail Design

Larson Design Group (LDG)’s Federal Planning team has been awarded a feasibility study for the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) that will determine a future course of action for one o...

By Joining Forces with Oklahoma-based LWPB Inc.

Larson Design Group (LDG) is pleased to announce the hiring of Andrew Dorin, RA, as Retail Design leader in central Florida – another strong indicator of the firm’s forward mome...