Rick Abelson is a recognized leader in creating culturally significant land planning & urban developments worldwide. His peers regard him as an original thinker and an internationally respected designer of sustainable destination attractions, mixed-use town centers, urban infill, new communities and green industrial parks.
Rick has planned an estimated US$28B of new projects worldwide and as a result of these experiences, he has identified and reduced the inefficiencies and lower the costs of the land planning and urban design process by nearly 40%.
His expertise includes affordable and sustainable community design solutions using renewable energy, SMART Home energy efficient technologies, neighborhood based health care, workplace transformation, integrated public education and transportation demand reduction.
Online Land Planning, LLC
1/2008 - Present
CT Hsu International
UCLA Extension, Dept. of Landscape Architecture
Landscape Architecture & Urban Design
Entrepreneurial Management; Competitive Decisions