Urban DesignInnovative practices create enthralling places

Floating Newtown Creek

Floating Newtown Creek

Filter: a storm water runoff streetscape program and filtering device, floating on Newtown Creek provides public space along the waterfront, integrated with hydroponic phytoremediation study areas, and a proposal for city usage of the underground oil [spill] reserve. Read more...

Conurbation in Ecuador :: Quito

Conurbation in Ecuador :: Quito

Challenge: Protecting biodiversity while increasing value to local people dependent on the ecosystem and potential global partners. Read more...

Conurbation in Ecuador :: Guayaquil

Conurbation in Ecuador :: Guayaquil

Challenge: Protecting biodiversity while growing the local knowledge base and the value it represents with opportunities for distribution. Read more...

Flatbush Avenue to Jamaica Bay

Flatbush Avenue to Jamaica Bay

Challenge: Reconceptualize the city as a means to reduce degradation of the ecology of Jamaica Bay in Brooklyn, New York. Read more...

Urban Operators Red Hook

Urban Operators Red Hook

Challenge: Foreground programmatic agendas and needs of the community to effect everyday use of neighborhood spaces. Read more...

Auto Exposition :: Beijing

Auto Exposition :: Beijing

Challenge: Create a world class automobile cultural center with four functions - exhibition, information exchange, brand promotion, education & entertainment. Read more...

University at Buffalo Masterplan

University at Buffalo Masterplan

Re-imagining the physical campuses, supporting UB's mission as a driver of a 21st-century western NY knowledge based economy. Read more...

Charles Mixed Use

Charles Mixed Use

Challenge: Transform a triangular sloped site with geotechnical remediation required into a vital urban environment. Read more...