Owen Lang has 40 years of experience involving significant master planning, site planning, and urban design projects. Owen’s expertise include urban mixed use districts, downtown revitalization plans, urban waterfronts, community design plans, corporate/commercial facilities, transit oriented developments, and recreation/resort facilities. His broad range of experience involves working with multi-jurisdictional agencies, special interest groups, and community groups, forging a shared understanding and support for public and private improvements. His strong physical design sense and graphic skills allow him to communicate design concepts throughout the progressive phases of a project.

Prior to establishing Owen Lang Consulting, Owen was a Principal of Sasaki Associates’ San Francisco office from 1983 to 2009. His prior professional history includes site design and planning at nationally-renowned firms including SWA Group, EDAW, Wallace McHarg Roberts and Todd, Sasaki Dawson DeMay & Associates, and Lawrence Halprin & Associates.


  • Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Master in Landscape Architecture
  • California State Polytechnic University, School of Environmental Design, Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Landscape Architects, Fellow
  • Urban Land Institute