What We Do

Since its founding as a two-person land development firm in 1976, DEA has become a recognized leader in the design and management of complex transportation, land development, water resources, and energy projects nationwide. The firm combines the talents of architects, engineers, landscape architects, planners, scientists, and surveyors to provide its clients access to a complete range of services. DEA is consistently ranked among Engineering News Record’s Top 100 Pure Design firms in the U.S., and among leaders in many of its local markets.




Space Shuttle Endeavour Route and Conflict Mapping

The Space Shuttle Endeavour has a new home in the City of Los Angeles, but getting there was no small feat. DEA employed 3D mobile laser scanning technology to collect data and identify obstacles along the 15-mile route.

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