Bill Roschen

Board Member

Bill Roschen is a principal at Roschen Van Cleve Architects and a past president of the Los Angeles City Planning Commission. Bill’s career manifests the new paradigm of “citizen architect” as civic leader who can engage communities in thoughtful conversations required to advance infill and redevelopment projects that make neighborhoods sustainable, affordable, livable, and healthy. Bill received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Architecture from Arizona State University with emphasis on sustainable design and holds a Masters degree in Architecture from Columbia University, with an emphasis on city planning and urban architecture, historic preservation and philosophy aesthetics. He and his partner, Christi Van Cleve, conceived and currently teach a four-part series of graduate seminars and a certificate and Master’s Degree program at Woodbury University School of Architecture, and have initiated the UP (Urban Policy) program and Policy Tanks within the School of Architecture.