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overview

Planning Design Studio (PDS) is an award-winning landscape architecture, planning, and urban design firm based in Saint Louis, Missouri.  Since 2006, PDS has served both public and private clients to create memorable places, strengthen communities and manage diverse environments. 

 

We believe the best solutions come from a process that involves careful listening, clear communication, and creative collaboration with our clients. We value designs that are practical, imaginative, environmentally sustainable, and cost-effective. We strive to bring thoughtful design, technical expertise, and effective leadership to each and every project.

services

Planning Design Studio offers the following planning, urban design and landscape architectural professional services:

Planning and Design Team Leadership

Multidisciplinary Team Leadership 

Cost Estimating and Implementation Planning

Contract & Construction Documentation

Construction Period Services

Landscape Architectural Design

Plan and Sketch Illustrations

Project Management

Master Planning

Comprehensive Park Master Planning

Planning and Site Design

Specification Writing

CADD & GIS Services

Graphic Design

clients

We’ve worked with a broad range of public organizations representing states, counties, and cities; as well as private entities including architects, engineers, developers, private citizens, associations, and businesses. A selection of representative clients is listed below:

Public Clients

Alton, IL

Brentwood, MO

Cape Girardeau, MO

Clayton, MO

Columbia, MO

Creve Coeur, MO

Dardenne Prairie, MO

Des Peres, MO

Ellisville, MO

Fairview Heights, IL

Frontenac, MO

Great Rivers Greenway District

Hazelwood, MO

Highland, IL

Kingsbury Park District, IL

Kirkwood, MO

Mt. Vernon, IL

O'Fallon, IL

O'Fallon, MO

Olivette, MO

Parkway School District

Pine Lawn, MO

Richmond Heights, MO

Saint Charles County, MO

Saint Louis City, MO

Saint Louis County, MO

Shrewsbury, MO

The State of Missouri

Tower Grove Park

Twin Oaks, MO

University City, MO

Webster Groves, MO

Wentzville, MO

Private Clients

Answers Inc. Architects

Ballard King & Associates, Ltd. 

Bax Engineering

BJC Healthcare

Bond Architects

Brentwood Condominium Association

CBB Engineers

CSRS Architects

David Mason & Associates

EWR Architects

Frontenac Engineering

Jacobs Engineering

KPFF Engineers

Laclede's Landing Redevelopment Corporation

Lawrence Group Architects

M3 Engineering Group

Maurer-Stutz, Inc.

Missouri Botanical Garden

Oates Associates

Oculus Inc.

OWH Architects

Pangea Engineers

Parsons Corporation

Rosemann Architects

SMS Engineers

St. Louis Zoo

TWM Engineers

Washington University

PARTNERSHIP ORGANIZATIONS
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awards

Planning Design Studio has received numerous awards for our innovative and effective design solutions. 

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Vision 2030: St. Louis County Parks & Recreation

Master Plan

St. Louis Chapter ASLA Honor Award

Central States ASLA Honor Award

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Rogers Parkway Enhancement Feasibility Study

St. Louis Chapter ASLA Merit Award

Alton Riverfront and Marina District Amphitheater

Construction News and Real Estate (CNR) Regional Excellence Award for Public Space

Alton Riverfront and Marina District Master Plan

Metropolitan Section of the Missouri Chapter of the APA

Central East Site Neighborhood Master Plan

St. Louis Chapter ASLA Merit Award

Chouteau Island Master Plan

St. Louis Chapter ASLA Merit Award

Creve Coeur Gateway Interchange Enhancements

St. Louis Chapter ASLA Merit Award

Cook Business School Campus Planning and Design

St. Louis Chapter ASLA Honor Award

 

Masonry Institute of St. Louis Distinction in Craftsmanship Award

Family Sports Park Splash Pad

St. Louis Chapter ASLA Honor Award

Family Sports Park Design and Implementation

St. Louis Chapter ASLA Merit Award

Kirkwood Park Master Plan and Implementation

St. Louis Chapter ASLA Merit Award

Missouri State Penitentiary Redevelopment Project

St. Louis Chapter ASLA Merit Award

River Des Peres Greenway Pilot Project

St. Louis Chapter ASLA Honor Award

 

Masonry Institute of St. Louis Distinction in Design Award

Masonry Institute of St. Louis Distinction in Craftsmanship Award

Vago Park Development and Midland Creek BioStabilization

St. Louis Chapter ASLA Honor Award

Forest Park Dual Path Amenities Plan

St. Louis Chapter ASLA Honor Award

Private Estate

St. Louis Chapter ASLA Merit Award

Mississippi River Greenway Phase 1

St. Louis Chapter ASLA Merit Award

Walker Lake Improvements

St. Louis Chapter ASLA Honor Award

OUR OFFICE:

727 North First Street  Suite 360

Saint Louis, Missouri 63102

Tel: 314-241-3600

Email: PDS-Info@planningdesignstudio.com

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