Urban Design

Lorna Allen, RLA

Principal Planner + Urban Designer

As a landscape architect and urban designer, Lorna largely focuses on planning projects. Her experience ranges in master planning nationally for higher ed clients, to landscape master plans for National Historic Registered landmarks such as the General Motors Research and Development campus in Warren, Michigan. Lorna has worked on a variety of exciting projects in Charlotte such as the First Ward Park, the Charlotte Gateway Station Master Plan, and the CATS Lynx Silver Line Corridor Transit Study. She provides experience in long range master planning and documentation and has extensive experience with community input and engagement. Lorna is largely engaged in the Charlotte community serving as an active member of the Charlotte Junior League and on her community association board as a Member At-Large and Co-chair of the Land Use Committee. 

Professional Affiliations:

  • Professional Landscape Architect
  • American Society of Landscape Architecture


Email: Lorna.Allen@CharlotteNC.gov

Office: 704-336-8321