AEA is a leader in the planning and delivery of a wide variety of cultural & creative spaces, including cultural districts, mixed-use developments, museums and galleries, performance spaces, multi-disciplinary spaces, parks, and heritage sites. We deliver plans that pay close attention to what is required for long-term operating and financial success, and that include actionable road maps and evaluation metrics.

Design BriefsWe detail the number, type and configuration of spaces and their functional requirements to ensure the design of cultural facilities supports mission, program & financial sustainability.
Feasibility StudiesWe deliver robust studies that demonstrate the financial & organizational impacts, and success and risk factors of new cultural building projects.
Concept DevelopmentWe create innovative concepts for new cultural and creative spaces based on sound research and imaginative visioning.
Capital Project PlanningWe have unparalleled expertise in the planning and execution of successful capital projects in the arts worldwide.
Business & Operating PlansWe undertake rigorous research and financial modeling to support sound and sustainable business & operating plans for cultural facilities and projects.
Project DeliveryWe create clear critical paths to optimize the chances of a project’s delivery on time and on budget.
Cultural Master PlanningWe advise on master plans for city-wide arts and culture strategies, mixed-use developments, and cultural and creative districts.
Organizational Planning We deliver customized planning solutions to a variety of issues for organizations across all stages of development.