Projects

  • Veraguas, Republic of Panama: Located on a hilly site in Panama with spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, Altos de Morrillo fronts one of the best surfing beaches in Central America.

  • El Paso, Texas: The Northgate Mall Redevelopment is a complex mix of 300, 000 sf of retail, restaurant, entertainment, office space and 450 units of housing, located on the 31-acre site of a failed mall located in the suburbs of El Paso

  • Los Angeles, California: A new pool and tennis complex, which provides recreational facilities and brings the College’s facilities up to NCAA competition standards while complementing the school’s foundation architecture, designed by Myron Hunt.

  • La Chorrera, Republic of Panama: La Chorrera Town Center features 600 dwelling units and 27,500 square meters of retail and office space in the suburbs of Panama City.

  • Las Tablas, Republic of Panama: This 26,000 sqm town center located at the eastern edge of the village of La Tablas is Panama's first exurban commercial development based on new urbanist principles.

  • Santa Clara, Republic of Panama: A new town center located on the Carretera Panamericana in Santa Clara comprising retail stores, restaurants and entertainment venues, office space, boutique hotel and 50 units of housing.

  • Veraguas, Republic of Panama: A 40-unit residential project located on a hilly forested site in Western Panama with spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean.

  • Panama Pacifico, Republic of Panama: A 950-acre neighborhood that abuts a sloping forest on the decommissioned Howard Air Base which has been carefully designed in response to Panama's tropical climate.

  • Panama City, Republic of Panama: A 1,500-unit residential development located atop one of the tallest and most visible hills in Panama City.

  • Zhengzhou, Republic of China: Provence Midtown is a mile-square new town located between the cities of Zhengzhou and Kaifeng in central China along a regional highway.

  • Pasadena, California: A 21-unit multi-family residential project designed per the City of Gardens Standards that revive the traditional courtyard housing type of Southern California.

  • El Paso, Texas: This 200-acre Master Plan, located just south of the Montecillo Neighborhood on a heavily sloping site in the center of the city, is the second development to emerge from the City of El Paso’s recently adopted Smart Code.

  • Panama Pacifico, Republic of Panama: A modest 40-unit project designed as a traditional court that responds to the tropical climate of Panama with passive cooling, protection from the sun and rain and appropriate materials incorporated into the design.

  • Fruitville, Florida: A coordinated strategy for ecologically responsible development of 346 acres in Sarasota County, the Fruitville Plan lays the armature for the creation of walkable Neighborhoods and Districts while preserving existing wetlands.

  • Le Chaland, Mauritius: Located on 95 acres of spectacular beachfront in southeast Mauritius, Le Chaland consists of a range of housing types designed in response to local climate and social customs.

  • Kalu Yala, Republic of Panama: A 46-acre sustainable Village located in central Panama, Kalu Yala's development is based on principles of environmental conservation and preservation.

  • Designed as part of Los Poblanos Inn in Albuquerque, the Rembe House is in the straightforward, poetic style of Rio Grande farmhouses, featuring simple exterior materials and a modest plan which contrast with rich and spacious interiors.

  • Fisherville, Tennessee: Located at the interchange of an important cross-town road and a new expressway loop in a rapidly developing area near Memphis, the project’s primary objective was to develop a new town rather than suburban sprawl.

  • Ventura, California: The new Master Plan and Form-Based Code for the 50-year-old, 330-acre Ventura Harbor District encourages new development, enhances recreation and establishes a highly sustainable infrastructure.

  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Situated along a marina in Abu Dhabi, this 400-room luxury hotel is composed of a variety of suites and penthouses, along with high-end retail, conference facilities, world-class restaurants, a luxury spa and a yacht club.

  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates: This 77-acre, 400-unit Neighborhood, part of the 20-square-mile Arabian Canal city in Dubai, was conceived in response to a need for housing for foreign workers.

  • Hercules, California: Hercules Town Center, a Mixed-Use Transit-Oriented Development just north of San Francisco, integrates a proposed train and ferry terminal into the City’s fabric and defines a mixed-intensity residential quarter that cascades to San Pablo Bay.

  • Coronado, Panama: Located on a beachfront in central Panama, Lago Mar is a 55-acre new town on sloping terrain that offers spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean.

  • Ventura, California: Parklands, a 67-acre Traditional Neighborhood Development in Ventura, California, is a sustainable community of 500 homes.

  • San Antonio, Texas: A form-based Code with a detailed implementation strategy provides the framework for transforming an under-performing area immediately north of downtown San Antonio into a lively pedestrian-oriented district.

  • Glendale, California: As part of a mature neighborhood in north Glendale, this mixed-use development incorporates courtyard spaces, retail, offices and 100 units of housing.

  • King City, California: Immediately east of King City’s historic downtown lies 500 acres owned by Smith Monterey, a farming company that has owned the land since the early 1960s.

  • Somerville, Massachusetts: Located on a 5.5-acre triangular site just outside of Boston, MaxPac Square is a 199-unit Transit-Oriented Neighborhood infill that includes 25 affordable housing units.

  • Domodedovo, Russia: A component of the Calthorpe & Associates-designed Domodedovo Master Plan, the Yuzhnoye Neighborhood is a 425-acre extension to a Moscow suburb.

  • Al Aqair, Saudi Arabia: This new 600-acre town on the Arabian Bay is set among the traditional pearl farming and trading Villages of eastern Saudi Arabia.

  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Located on a breakwater surrounding the Palm Deira, an extension to the heart of downtown Dubai, the Palm Deira Crescent Module separates the area’s private lagoons from the Persian Gulf.

  • Island of Anguilla, British West Indies: Designed as an old world, mixed-use seaside Village, the resort community of Porto Temenos serves as a retail, commercial and recreation center for the Caribbean island of Anguilla.

  • Santa Paula, California: The 500-acre East Area One Plan is organized into three walkable neighborhoods and a civic facilities district, preserving agricultural land in the hills.

  • Ventura, California: The Village at Crooked Palm is a Master Plan for a 136-acre development just north of the City of Ventura. Located along the Ventura River on the site of a decommissioned oil refinery, the site affords beautiful views of adjacent orchards and distant mountains.

  • Ventura, California: Individual blocks, interconnected streets, inviting open spaces and a diverse array of building types form The Bluffs at Midtown, a walkable mixed-use community located in midtown Ventura.

  • Idaho Falls, Idaho: Located on the banks of the Snake River close to historic downtown Idaho Falls, Taylor Crossing is a compact and walkable Traditional Neighborhood Development.

  • Los Angeles, California: This project addresses an historically important commercial center, the large and underused Sears & Roebuck warehouse and its grounds in the Boyle Heights Neighborhood.

  • Albuquerque, New Mexico: East Downtown is in the process of revitalizing its Central Avenue and Broadway Corridors with light rail and a comprehensive redevelopment strategy.

  • Guatemala City, Guatemala: Cayala Town Center is one of six Neighborhoods planned for this 1,000-acre city that was master planned in 2003 by Leon Krier and Estudio Urbano.

  • Yorba Linda, California: The Downtown Development Plan will guide the revitalization of Yorba Linda's traditional core with a multi-faceted program that addresses retail, housing and civic issues.

  • Tucson, Arizona: The market and cultural objectives of Tres Torres was to generate a superior New Urbanist Neighborhood with a form familiar yet new that would appeal to the local community in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

  • Tucson, Arizona: The Mercado District, an important component in the restoration of the historic core of Tucson, is a fourteen-block, seven-plaza plan that will include 800 dwellings and 500,000 square feet of commercial space.

  • Culver City, California: Adjacent to the historic Helms Bakery complex in Culver City, Culver Crossings consolidated an amorphous area into a major Town Center.

  • Burbank, California: This plan proposes a pedestrian-friendly, 600-unit mixed-use transit village on 11 acres of land divided by the Metrolink and the Golden State Freeway.

  • Claremont, California: The Pomona College Strategic Master Plan will guide growth and development of this historic 100-acre campus for the next 25 years.

  • Albuquerque, New Mexico: The Alvarado Center plan repairs the damages that 1960s urban renewal brought to Albuquerque’s historic center, adding retail, housing and offices and guiding the reconstruction of the Alavardo Hotel and the Santa Fe Depot.

  • Logan Township, New Jersey: This 420-acre new town preserves 200 acres in a natural state while providing 3,000 units of housing, 200,000 square feet of retail and office space and civic buildings such as schools, a city hall and a fire station.

  • Tucson, Arizona: A model of Green Design in a desert environment, Civano New Town anticipates over 2800 households and includes strategies for conservation and preservation of native habitat on its 1,100-acre site in the Sonoran Desert.

  • Pasadena, California: Open space, landscape, parking and built form are addressed for this 28-acre, four-city-block campus, guiding both near- and long-term growth over the next 50 years.

  • Santa Fe, New Mexico: Inspired by the form of Southwestern cordillera villages, a single pedestrian-friendly street dominates Santa Fe Foothills, with plazas surrounded by housing at each of the site’s entrances.

  • Santa Fe, New Mexico: Aldea de Santa Fe is a New Urbanist town that features the first public plaza constructed in New Mexico in more than a century.

  • El Paso, Texas: A 2,000-home, 450-acre town near El Paso, Hueco's design was based on The Laws of the Indies grid which was used extensively by the Spanish throughout the Southwest.

  • Los Angeles, California: Playa Vista restores and preserves over 300 acres of wetlands while creating walkable Districts and Neighborhoods of courtyard housing and townhouses with small parks, schools, retail and civic facilities.

  • Located on 125 acres and hour away from Manhattan, this six-bedroom, 20,000-square-foot house designed for elegant country living is surprisingly intimate, with great design attention given to outdoor extensions and to the highly detailed interiors.

Thoughts

  • In a video address to the Board of Directors of our Provence Midtown client in Zhengzhou, China, Stefanos Polyzoides discusses the principles of the New Urbanism and how they are specifically applied to the project.

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