Preservation Planning

Foshan Old Town District Masterplan

Roy lead a comprehensive plan for a 90-hectare historic core with hundreds of historic structures and a population of 90,000. A revitalization plan for a cultural district that balances new growth, the plan establishes a wayfinding loop and a new creative industries hub. As Lead Designer, he managed the team and established the design strategies.

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A Form Based Code for the Espanola Mainstreet District

We were commissioned by the New Mexico Livability Innovation Fund to create an alternative zoning code to catalyze redevelopment of Espanola’s Mainstreet District. The code is based on the existing formal, social, and economic characteristics of each streetscape in the district.

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U7 Youth Development Center

In collaboration with John Braman, we envisioned a new kind of community organization focused on youth development. Located in a renovated historic church building, U7 will bridge “town and gown” cultures and bring new energy to an historic neighborhood. We developed an interactive 3D model of the facility, and established a summer youth enhancement program to build the organization from within the community.

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Las Vegas Railyard and Downtown Plan

The 19th century commercial districts of east Las Vegas are among the most significant heritage environments in the state.  Our community-based planning process included assessments of historic properties and cultural landscapes, needs analysis, public workshops, and urban design.  The plan calls for the conversion of a highway back to a mainstreet, streetscape improvements, new zoning designations, and a management plan for historic assets. 

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