About Us

Kevin YoungThe Planning Studio is an Arizona based land planning and design firm. It was founded in 1991 by Kevin Young.He has been engaged in planning projects in over 20 countries around the world. Mr. Young holds A B.S. in City and Regional Planning from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and a Master of Landscape Architecture degree from Cal Poly Pomona.

The Planning Studio provides a wide range of services including residential master planning, resort master planning, site planning and urban design to a diverse group of international clientele. When you put The Planning Studio on your team, you are benefitting from our 30+ years of international experience, unique creativity and our specialized knowledge in a variety of project types including golf and residential master planned communities, integrated resorts and multifaceted urban projects.

At The Planning Studio, we continually strive to identify and apply innovative planning methodologies in ways that provide tangible results for out clients. We also recognize the importance of exploring, with our clients and other design experts, ways to mitigate the impacts of physical development and to promote sustainable environments.

In addition to providing comprehensive land planning and design services directly to our clients, we strongly believe in the benefits gained from working as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and utilizing an integrative planning and design process. As a result of our broad-based experience, we can also assist clients in the selection of an exceptional team of consultants tailored to a particular project’s requirements.

At The Planning Studio, we also emphasize the importance of building and maintaining long term relationships with our clients and colleagues. We achieve this by continually exchanging ideas, stimulating innovative solutions, and pooling the extensive resources around us to provide our clients with unparalleled vision, sound, sustainable planning and strong financial results.

Our mission, simply stated, is to deliver exceptional planning and design services through the creative blending of human need and environmental stewardship.