USD Master Campus Plan News

October 11 , 2017
| Markala Comfort


UPDATE (May 17, 2018) - M.W. Steele Group was honored to receive the 2018 Urban Design Merit Award from the San Diego American Planning Association for the USD Master Plan.


San Diego, CA (September 11, 2017) - The University of San Diego Master Campus Plan Update was unanimously approved by the San Diego City Council.  The Plan is a comprehensive update of the 1996 USD Master Plan and Design Guidelines and provides a framework for development of the 108-acre University for the next 15-20 years.


M.W. Steele Group served as the lead planning consultant and provided the following deliverables:

  • Developed space planning strategies to help the University meet projected growth
  • Developed a plan and set of design guidelines for the campus
  • Processed a Conditional Use Permit with the City of San Diego to allow up to 10,000 On-Campus FTE students






Contact Diego Velasco, Principal
Phone 619 230 0325 x4237


Consultant Team:  Peerson Design Consult, Helix Environmental Planning, Kettler Leweck, Linscott, Law & Greenspan Engineers, LandLab Studio.


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