Our award-winning design firm combines architecture, planning, urban design, historic preservation, and real estate development to spark urban regeneration, by increasing livability, well-being, and vitality for the future.
Areas of Practice
Integrating function and affordability through design with social, economic, and environmental benefits, to create buildings and spaces of enduring value.
Maximizing the advantages of historic renovation projects, through design for viable new uses, qualifying for investment tax credits, growing sustainable revenues, building community resilience.
Improving places where people live, learn, work, and grow, through community participation and strategic design solutions.
Using architecture, planning, preservation and real estate solutions to reinvent older places, optimize project benefits, and improve financial returns.
Recently the National Trust for Historic Preservation published a timely manifesto for a newly developing concept called “ReUrbanism”, putting preservation in the context of building sustainable cities – The Trust provides ten principles as overarching guidelines for reuse and reinvestment. Among these,... READ MORE
How do you think city re-development happens? Through high-cost, large-scale renewals of whole blocks, with demolished landmarks, and “bright and shiny” new construction? Bringing expensive facilities that offer little for the neighborhood? Take... READ MORE