McCullough Landscape Architecture, Inc. (MLA) a San Diego firm, recently moved into new offices in the renovated 100-year-old Snowflake Bakery Building, in San Diego’s East Village I.D.E.A. (Innovation, Design, Education and Art) District. San Diego’s largest urban neighborhood is rapidly developing the I.D.E.A. District and the hip Makers Quarter, a live/work/play neighborhood near City College. With the addition of not only McCullough Landscape Architecture, but also several buildings under construction and the recently opened San Diego Central Library, this area is seeing a renaissance. Across the street from The Snowflake Bakery Building is the SILO venue of Makers Quarter, a year-round destination bringing collaborative community and creative culture to East Village.
“Our firm is enthralled with the idea of being part of a resurgence of urban art and creative culture in our city,” remarked Catherine McCullough, president and CEO. “This further illustrates McCullough Landscape Architecture’s desire to be part of the movement and show our appreciation for art, culture and collaboration that can positively enhance our built environment. This also shows our firm’s commitment to ‘grow into a new era of design, form and function’.”
MLA Launches New Website
Along with their new offices, the firm announces a new website that highlights signature projects, including the recently expanded Viejas Casino and Resort in Alpine that was also nominated for a 2013 Orchid through the San Diego Architecture Foundation this past summer. Principal and lead designer David McCullough says, “With multiple projects at this site over the years, the casino expansion and hotel is an example of MLA’s continued service to a long-standing client.”
McCullough Landscape Architecture is a woman-owned Small Business Enterprise led by CEO Catherine McCullough with David McCullough as the firm’s principal landscape architect. Their markets include retail, hospitality, entertainment, public and institutional clients. Their company has created projects for customers such as Sunbelt Investment Holdings, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Gary Goddard Entertainment + Design, the cities of Carlsbad and San Diego, the State of California, Viejas and Valley View Casinos and the San Diego Community College District. MLA’s award-winning designs have been featured in major design and trade publications.