"Mill Creek Village planned new community
lies at the western edge of Chicago and is limited by
regional environmental and growth policies. The
community’s master plan aims to avoid the trend
toward suburban sprawl, and the developer made...
"The Town of Vail, while surrounded by
National Forest lands, is 90 percent built-out and
concerned with protecting its remaining environmental
resources. The town also wants to increase
outdoor recreation opportunities. Through a
"Design Workshop and The Conservation Fund
developed an action plan to protect all lands
within this approximate 100,000-acre study
area. The plan identifies the most critical lands,
direct implementation efforts and funding
In the Nature of Things: Loveland's Natural Areas tells the story of 95 of the City of Loveland's natural areas and the biological and ecological significance of each. Methods are suggested so each citizen ––whether visitor, homeowner,...
"Growth has happened
so rapidly that it has outstripped the
resources of county government
and made the county’s
15-year-old Master Plan
ineffective. Flathead has involved thousands of
residents, including members of the business
Regional Planning; Resorts; Real estate development
"The Meadows, a master planned community, is the focus
of a Vision Plan that seeks to reposition the community by
elevating design quality. The Vision Plan will become a
framework to attach an integrated program of amenities and create added value...
"Santa Fe County has taken the first step in
preparing a comprehensive open lands plan for the
county. An extensive public process that included
the cultural diversity of the area successfully
recorded the county’s scenic resources, and
"Streets for the Commons Neighborhood will be the critical ties between
the new development and neighboring downtown Denver. Design
Workshop prepared design plans that establish a hierarchy of seven street
types within The Commons Neighborhood. ...
"In designing the Verde River Greenway, Design
Workshop combined state-of-the-art computer technology
with old-fashioned town meetings for a 15-
month planning study. The project began with a
strong recreational orientation, but the...
"Design Workshop developed an open space plan that will protect the most sensitive ecological areas while accommodating growth. A Geographic Information System of natural and cultural features was developed and public meetings were conducted to...
"The beautiful Bow River Valley Corridor has been
experiencing intense pressure for new developments ranging
from golf courses and resorts to an aerial tramway.
Design Workshop prepared a visual zoning map and set of guidelines for each...
"Located on the edge of an environmentally-sensitive riverside cottonwood forest, the Rio Grande Botanic Garden is New Mexico’s first major botanic garden. Design Workshop’s master plan for the facility weaves the cultural history of New...
"Phoenix and the 26
other jurisdictions in
Maricopa County asked
Design Workshop to
create their county-wide
open space master plan.
The year-long study
connections and open space systems which will
provide alternatives to...
"Taking a unique approach to private
development, Keystone Resort is funding a
master planning process to establish
future development guidelines for the
entire Snake River Basin. With input from
local residents and the county planning
"Design Workshop was hired by the US Fish and Wildlife Service to
develop the refuge’s comprehensive management plan, which protects wildlife and provides environmental education opportunities during cleanup of the past industrial uses. The...
Starr Pass is a 950-acre parcel of land two miles from downtown Tucson. Design Workshop completed a thorough site analysis that led to a land plan to conserve the site’s sensitive slopes, floodplains, viewsheds and vegetation. Starr Pass is...
Respecting and building upon concepts from traditional New Mexico towns and plazas, integrating neighborhoods. The 21,000-acre development included a presence in the village center planning process, urban and village design, streetscape design...
"The Seventh Street Esplanade is a riverfront plaza
that connects Glenwood Springs’ downtown business
district, the railroad station and tourist accommodations. The Esplanade redevelops an unused, automobileoriented area into a vibrant pedestrian...
"Design Workshop helped design and develop a five-acre park, a three-acre visitor center, and a four-mile trail system. This area
will include a 3,000-square foot community building, a public swimming pool, tennis and basketball courts, a play...