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KTUA’s mission is to provide planning and landscape architectural services that promote the sustainable use of resources while creating inspiring and functional environments that support all human activities.

These services will be provided in a professional, ethical, and profitable manner to sustain staff, encourage research, provide training, invest in technology, and fund marketing efforts for corporate and professional stability.

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  • 03 . 28 . 2019

    Founders Plaza 2001

    Founders Plaza pays tribute to the three visionaries who dreamed of a city park that would provide enjoyment and recreation for its citizens. Alonzo Horton, Ephraim Morse and George W. Marston were instrumental in...

  • 03 . 27 . 2019

    KTUA Gets Active!

    KTUA staff recently participated in two events back to back. On Saturday, March 23, 2019, staff hiked a portion of the Secret Canyon Trail located near Alpine, CA. The Secret Canyon Trail traverses the...

  • 03 . 25 . 2019

    Where were you in 1983?

    In 1983, KTUA staff gathered for their annual office photo on the steps of Palm Canyon in Balboa Park. Arroyo de Las Palmas, or Palm Canyon, was originally designated in 1912 in preparation for...

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our promise

As our client, you can expect quality services that focus on your priorities and meet your deadlines and budgets. As your partner, our staff will provide planning and landscape architectural solutions that are creative, clearly communicated, and well executed.

My vision is twofold: first connecting with the beauty of nature and providing the bridge for others to better appreciate and understand nature, and second making a difference by contributing to the sustainability of our interface with the natural environment.

Chris Langdon
KTUA Associate
Mission Trails Regional Park Interpretive Center