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Gwinnett Place Mall

DESCRIPTION An Equitable Redevelopment Plan reflects the new vision for the Gwinnett Place Mall and has guided the redevelopment of the site. The County launched an unprecedented engagement process, led by VHB, to hear from communities around the mall. These voices helped guide the project by […]

North Nevada Livable Community Plan

DESCRIPTION The North Nevada Livable Community Plan presents an implementable vision for a 100 acres community on the Northern edge of the City of Nevada, MO. The plan outlines design solutions for this region to be a welcoming community organized around a large neighborhood linear park […]

BART El Cerrito Plaza

DESCRIPTION The proposal will redevelop three parcels around the city’s BART station with six structures. Of the approximately 750-800 units, between 280 and 300 units would be affordable housing, and 94 units for middle-income households. The new plaza development would rise at least seven floors, per […]

Wayzata Design Standards

DESCRIPTION Wayzata was once an ordinary small town in an extraordinary location on the north shore of Lake Minnetonka. In the past two generations the town has been enveloped by the suburbanization of the West Metro. In response to these trends, the Wayzata Comprehensive Plan sought […]

San Jose Design Standards and Guidelines

DESCRIPTION Covering 180 square miles, San José is the largest city in the Bay Area, extending from the San Francisco Bay to the Santa Clara Valley foothills. San José is composed of diverse communities spread across a well-established mix of residential, commercial, and industrial uses; public […]

Historic West End

DESCRIPTION Charlotte, North Carolina has been making significant investments in public transit to serve a growing city and also encourage new walkable, connected growth in downtown neighborhoods. This project aided the City of Charlotte and Charlotte Area Transportation System (CATS) identify opportunities for development along the […]

Ensemble Station

DESCRIPTION Ensemble Station represents a catalyst for Transit Oriented Development for the city of Houston. Working in collaboration with the Environmental Protection Agency and the people of Houston, this site attempts to create not only a financially viable neighborhood for both land owners and occupants, but […]

Orleans BRT Station Area Plan

DESCRIPTION The Greater Fulton Neighborhood is located in the southern portion of Richmond Virginia and hosts the Orleans Station, which is the terminus of the 7.6 mile bus rapid transit corridor called the Pulse BRT.  To determine the potential TOD opportunity within proximity of the station […]

Fannin Station TOD

DESCRIPTION The vision for the Fannin Station TOD is one of connecting a series of properties into the redevelopment of a mixed-use, transit oriented district, made up of a variety of neighborhoods centered around pedestrian-oriented places. The existing Main Street light rail line and transit stop […]

Boulder Transit Village

DESCRIPTION The Boulder Transit Village Transit Oriented Development concept brings together the goals of the City of Boulder of needed affordable mixed-use housing, RTD’s goals of a transit facility ready for future bus and commuter rail patrons, and the integration of the Historic Boulder train depot, […]

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