Groundbreaking urban entertainment center
Universal Studios needed a dynamic path for people walking between the existing studio tour, cinemas, amphitheater, and parking structures. We designed much more. Universal CityWalk invented the Urban Entertainment Center as an intricate and sensory stimulated collection of uses and attractions.
At a Glance
Design Award, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), 1994
Urban Beautification Award, Los Angeles Business Council, 1994
Award of Excellence, The Asian American Architects and Engineers Association, 1995
"It attracts people from all kinds of backgrounds, from all over the world. They don't come to shop here, they come to have a good time."
Over $800/sq ft in Annual Sales
Early concept sketches
Even for a project that attracts so many tourists because of theme park, locals still make up nearly 70% of annual sales.
A true game-changer.