SWC is Evolving / by Stephen Nieto

Stephen T. Nieto has joined the firm as their newest urban and architectural designer. Stephen brings over 8 years of experience in large scale master planning and urban design, having developed successful plans for waterfronts, downtown cores, mixed use and entertainment districts. Prior to joining the firm, Stephen received a Master's degree in Architecture & Urban Design from UCLA in 2009, in his professional career he has worked globally with award winning design firms Gensler and AECOM. 

Stephen's past projects have been influential in shaping cities and communities around the world with a focus on sustainability and pedestrian oriented development. Past projects include New Beijing City Waterfront Master Plan, LA River Revitalization Concept Plan, Santa Monica Expo Line Station Area Design, Park 101 Freeway Cap and most recently was influential in winning the Los Angeles 2028 Summer Olympic Bid.

Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Bid | South Bay Sports Park. Designed while at AECOM

Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Bid | Figueroa Street Corridor Downtown Los Angeles. Designed while at AECOM.

Park 101 Freeway Cap Park | Downtown Los Angeles. Designed while at AECOM.

Sixth Street Bridge Replacement Competition, Los Angeles. Designed while at AECOM.

Tongzhou Entertainment District Master Plan | Beijing China. Designed while at AECOM.