Community and Area Planning

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Helping communities create great places for an equitable and thriving future.

Our Community, Area Planning, and Urban Design practice creates the policy and implementation strategies to build engaging, sustainable places. We are passionate about creating great places for all and offer a unique perspective and skills that leverage active transportation, land use, economic development, and urban design for equitable outcomes.

We work collaboratively on projects that elevate quality of life, celebrate local identities, and promote an equitable future for all by operationalizing a Community-Centered Design approach. We ensure equity, inclusion, and resiliency are at the root of our placemaking frameworks. From high level visioning to development review, our full spectrum services are designed to help communities be safe, sustainable, and beautiful.

Projects

Belle Prairie County Park Master Plan/Soo Line Regional Trail, Morrison County, Minnesota

Belle Prairie County Park Master Plan/Soo Line Regional Trail, Morrison County, Minnesota

Morrison County, Minnesota
Barefoot Resort and Golf, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Barefoot Resort and Golf, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Southdale District Plan, City of Edina, Minnesota

Southdale District Plan, City of Edina, Minnesota

City of Edina, Minnesota
Opportunity Site Master Plan, City of Brooklyn Center, Minnesota

Opportunity Site Master Plan, City of Brooklyn Center, Minnesota

City of Brooklyn Center, Minnesota
Solis Southline, Blue Ridge Retirement Partners, LLC

Solis Southline, Blue Ridge Retirement Partners, LLC

Blue Ridge Retirement Partners, LLC
2040 Comprehensive Plan Update, City of Hopkins, Minnesota

2040 Comprehensive Plan Update, City of Hopkins, Minnesota

City of Hopkins, Minnesota
CSAH 61/TH 41 Improvements, Carver County, Minnesota

CSAH 61/TH 41 Improvements, Carver County, Minnesota

Carver County, Minnesota
West End Park Master Plan, City of Marshalltown, Iowa

West End Park Master Plan, City of Marshalltown, Iowa

City of Marshalltown, Iowa
Belgrade Avenue Corridor Study, Mankato/North Mankato Area Planning Organization

Belgrade Avenue Corridor Study, Mankato/North Mankato Area Planning Organization

Mankato/North Mankato Area Planning Organization
Russell Slade Pocket Park, City of Coralville, Iowa

Russell Slade Pocket Park, City of Coralville, Iowa

City of Coralville, Iowa
Roosevelt Cultural District Streetscape Master Plan, City of Des Moines, Iowa

Roosevelt Cultural District Streetscape Master Plan, City of Des Moines, Iowa

City of Des Moines, Iowa
Riverfront Renaissance Improvements, City of Hastings, Minnesota

Riverfront Renaissance Improvements, City of Hastings, Minnesota

City of Hastings, Minnesota
Strategic Plan Update, Minnesota Valley Transit Authority

Strategic Plan Update, Minnesota Valley Transit Authority

Minnesota Valley Transit Authority
Main Street Reconstruction, City of Elkhart, Iowa

Main Street Reconstruction, City of Elkhart, Iowa

City of Elkhart, Iowa
Downtown Riverfront Improvements, City of Fergus Falls, Minnesota

Downtown Riverfront Improvements, City of Fergus Falls, Minnesota

City of Fergus Falls, Minnesota
17th Street N Corridor Study in Moorhead, Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Council of Governments

17th Street N Corridor Study in Moorhead, Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Council of Governments

Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Council of Governments
Brooklyn Village, The Peebles Corporation

Brooklyn Village, The Peebles Corporation

The Peebles Corporation
Lynx Silver Line/Southeast Corridor Study and Station Design, Charlotte Area Transit System

Lynx Silver Line/Southeast Corridor Study and Station Design, Charlotte Area Transit System

Charlotte Area Transit System
Silver Bay Trailhead and Black Beach Campground, City of Silver Bay, Minnesota

Silver Bay Trailhead and Black Beach Campground, City of Silver Bay, Minnesota

City of Silver Bay, Minnesota
Greenways Master Plan, City of Norwalk, Iowa

Greenways Master Plan, City of Norwalk, Iowa

City of Norwalk, Iowa
The Artery, City of Hopkins, Minnesota

The Artery, City of Hopkins, Minnesota

City of Hopkins, Minnesota
Broadway Avenue Corridor Study, City of Minot, North Dakota

Broadway Avenue Corridor Study, City of Minot, North Dakota

City of Minot, North Dakota
Hocokata ti (Cultural Center), Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community

Hocokata ti (Cultural Center), Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
Comprehensive Plan Update, City of Becker, Minnesota

Comprehensive Plan Update, City of Becker, Minnesota

City of Becker, Minnesota
Square Streetscape Master Plan, City of Indianola, Iowa

Square Streetscape Master Plan, City of Indianola, Iowa

City of Indianola, Iowa
Strategic Master Plan, City of Marshalltown, Iowa

Strategic Master Plan, City of Marshalltown, Iowa

City of Marshalltown, Iowa
Riverfront Drive Corridor Study, Mankato/North Mankato Area Planning Organization

Riverfront Drive Corridor Study, Mankato/North Mankato Area Planning Organization

Mankato/North Mankato Area Planning Organization
Downtown Tree Lighting, City of Belle Plaine, Minnesota

Downtown Tree Lighting, City of Belle Plaine, Minnesota

City of Belle Plaine, Minnesota
Carolina Square, Chapel Hill Foundation Real Estate Holdings, Inc.

Carolina Square, Chapel Hill Foundation Real Estate Holdings, Inc.

Chapel Hill Foundation Real Estate Holdings, Inc.
Robins Road Study, City of Hiawatha, Iowa

Robins Road Study, City of Hiawatha, Iowa

City of Hiawatha, Iowa
Southview Boulevard (CSAH 14) and 3rd Avenue Improvements, City of South St. Paul and Dakota County, Minnesota

Southview Boulevard (CSAH 14) and 3rd Avenue Improvements, City of South St. Paul and Dakota County, Minnesota

City of South St. Paul and Dakota County, Minnesota
Comprehensive Plan Update, City of Edina, Minnesota

Comprehensive Plan Update, City of Edina, Minnesota

City of Edina, Minnesota
Arts and Innovation District, City of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Arts and Innovation District, City of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

City of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
2040 Comprehensive Plan Update, City of Forest Lake, Minnesota

2040 Comprehensive Plan Update, City of Forest Lake, Minnesota

City of Forest Lake, Minnesota
Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, City of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, City of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

City of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Ocean Boulevard Streetscape, City of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Ocean Boulevard Streetscape, City of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

City of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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