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Megan Horn

Principal, Studio-MLA
Megan is a highly experienced studio leader in landscape architecture, with over 19 years of focus on the Los Angeles metropolitan region. She received her bachelor's degree in Geography from the University of Colorado at Boulder and her master's in landscape architecture from Harvard's Graduate School of Design. Megan's design approach is highly creative, technically informed, and ecologically focused. She tackles complex design issues by organizing project ambitions and synthesizing them into clear, consistent, and achievable strategies. Her work covers a wide range of urban projects from parks, open spaces, civic spaces, schools, mixed-use, and corporate campuses. As a Principal at Studio-MLA, Megan leads projects, providing oversight, mentorship, and leadership on design and planning in the studio. Her current work includes the Puente Hills Landfill Park, which aims to transform one of the largest landfills into a new regional park for LA County. The Natural History Museum's The Commons project, which creates a new museum entry and provides a land acknowledgment through design collaboration with LA's indigenous nations. Additionally, Megan is working on the San Gabriel Valley greenway project, which aims to transform LA's “other river” and its tributary watershed into a regional trail and greenway system, and the Compton Creek Trail project. Aside from her day-to-day practice of landscape architecture, Megan is Vice President of the AWAF, a 501c organization that provides scholarships and fellowships to women in the design field in California. She is an avid saltwater fly fisherman, little dog lover, and National Park enthusiast, having visited 38 out of the total 58 park sites (and counting).