Evan Rose co-founded SITELAB urban studio with Laura Crescimano in 2012. His 25+ year career provides a legacy in cities across the US and world. SITELAB is proud to continue in his honor.
Evan led a wide range of distinguished and challenging commissions, including the Pier 70 project in San Francisco, the Anacostia Waterfront Initiative and Poplar Point Plans in Washington, DC, the Sayreville Waterfront Redevelopment, the Brooklyn Piers Plan, the Boston Central Artery Master Plan, the Willamette River Concept Plan, the Mission Bay Plan, the Port of Los Angeles Framework Plan, the St. Louis Downtown and Riverfront Plan, the new town of Southfield, Massachusetts, and the Bi Village Greenbille and Kamenskoe Plato projects in Kazakhstan. Evan also led Urban Design Plus, a New York-based practice, and was previously a Principal at SMWM where he led the urban design practice for 11 years and built the New York office. Additionally, Evan was the Senior Urban Designer for the San Francisco Planning Department where he authored the award-winning San Francisco Waterfront Urban Design and Access Plan and initiated and implemented San Francisco's acclaimed Downtown Streetscape Plan.
Evan was a Professor of Practice in City and Regional Planning at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design where he was awarded the G Holmes Perkins Award. He served as a Board member for the SFAIA and the California Council of the AIA, president of the SFMOMA Architecture & Design Forum, board member of SFMOMA's Board of Directors, and a regular critic for architecture and urban design studios at MIT, SCI-ARC, UCLA, CCA, Stanford, and UC Berkeley.