Elizabeth Falletta, MArch, MSRED

Title(s)Professor (Teaching)
SchoolUSC Sol Price School of Public Policy
AddressRGL 240
University Park Campus
Los Angeles CA 90089-0626
Phone+1 213 740 3267
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    Title(s)Program Director, Urban Planning Program

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    Liz Falletta teaches architectural and urban design at USC’s Price School of Public Policy and the USC School of Architecture. She is an Associate Professor (Teaching) with fifteen years of experience teaching design across disciplines at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. She has served as an invited design critic at UCLA, Cal-Poly Pomona, Otis College of Art and Design, Woodbury University, University of Texas at Austin, Penn State University, and Iowa State University, as well at the Technion in Israel. Ms. Falletta received a B.A. in architecture with a minor in philosophy from Washington University in St. Louis where she graduated Magna cum Laude, a Master’s of Architecture from the Southern California Institute of Architecture where she was awarded the Best Graduate Thesis prize and the AIA Henry Adams Certificate of Merit, and a Master’s of Real Estate Development from the USC Price School where she earned Comprehensive Exam Honors in Financial Analysis and a Certificate of Merit for academic performance.

    In addition to teaching full time, Ms. Falletta manages a real estate development firm providing middle market housing and entitlements consulting services. In this capacity, she developed one of the first Small Lot Subdivision projects in Los Angeles, acted as a consultant to others using the Small Lot Subdivision Ordinance and offered entitlement services to various housing developers. Her company is currently focusing on rehabilitating existing properties which can be re-positioned in the marketplace via good design, quality landscaping and community space.