President | Studio-MLA

Mia Lehrer


Mia Lehrer founded Studio-MLA with a vision to improve quality of life through landscape. She is internationally recognized for progressive landscape design, advocacy for sustainable and people-friendly public places, and catalyzing work for a climate-appropriate future. In recognition of her leadership in Los Angeles, she was invited to participate in The Getty Research Institute’s Overdrive: LA Constructs the Future exhibit. Mia has led the design and implementation of ambitious public and private projects, including the Hollywood Park Racetrack redevelopment and its new LA NFL Stadium, the LA County Natural History Museum Gardens, Vista Hermosa Park, many higher education and campus projects as well as many Los Angeles River-related projects. She has launched two non-profits to facilitate work that improves urban life and the environment. Among recent accomplishments, she served on the US Fine Arts Commission, received the ASLA’s 2016 LaGasse Medal and lectures around the world.