Kevin Stracner

kevin stracner

director of planning

phone: 949.954.7526 direct
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With over twenty eight years of professional work experience, Kevin has worked on many challenging projects around the world, from sites in the United States, China, the Middle East, and several African countries.

Mr. Stracner is a highly capable land planner, designer and project manager who can work at a wide variety of scales, from large conceptual master plans, to detailed infill parcel site studies. He is adept at addressing complex spatial and technical design challenges.

Kevin is a very capable three dimensional thinker, with an excellent understanding of vertical control in landform grading. He has taken on very difficult sites, particularly on California’s Newport Coast, and in China, with steep view oriented hillsides, and has consistently generated multiple alternative plan solutions that meet client objectives.

Kevin is used to solving design problems which include both site design and the integration of architecture with the site using his in-depth knowledge of a wide array of residential product types. He is able to brainstorm floor area ratios and product density alternatives in the early stages of a project. This knowledge of architecture provides early direction on likely yields and has consistently met or exceeded the clients return on their investment strategy.

As director of planning for ima, Mr. Stracners experience and knowledge has been crafted to participate with key stakeholders in the design process including visioning, programming, concept development, master planning, urban design, final design and finally both project and client management. His ability to prioritize work flow, to delegate tasks effectively, and to orchestrate large teams of design professionals within the framework of needing to meet demanding project schedules and deadlines.