Deborah J. Weintraub Chief Deputy City Engineer
Bureau of Engineering,
City of Los Angeles

Deborah J. Weintraub

Deborah is the Chief Deputy City Engineer for the Bureau of Engineering, and the highest ranking architect in the City. She provides leadership for an integrated architecture and engineering organization of approximately 800 people, with approximately 442 active projects totaling $3.5 billion. The projects she oversees include fire facilities, police facilities, cultural facilities, transportation facilities, recreational buildings and parks, zoo facilities, general office facilities, the Convention Center, and bridges. Deborah also has been integral to the Los Angeles River Revitalization effort.

As a recognized expert in sustainable design, Deborah was instrumental in the adoption of LEED for City buildings, and has extended the sustainability initiatives by piloting net-zero energy design for certain City projects.

Deborah has received numerous local and national awards, including a national AIA urban design award for the Los Angeles River Revitalization Master Plan, has published many professional articles, and has presented in a variety of professional and public forums.

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RTTC The Forum

Wrap-Up Discussion: Landscape Architecture as Necessity


RTTC Ballroom

Keynote Panel 3: Wet & Dry