Urban Design

Vida at Oshara Village

A live/work rowhouse project in a new village development, Santa Fe NM. A variety of unit types, accommodating new kinds of households and tenants, are organized around a common yard.

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East Gallup Mixed Use Code and Masterplan

The masterplan for this 800-acre property envisions compact, mixed-use neighborhoods and a town center framed by significant open space reserves and recreation fields.  We wrote a form-based code that was accepted into the City Zoning Ordinance.

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Andalucia

Andalucia is a 200-acre mixed-use infill development on Albuquerque’s west side, adjacent to the Rio Grande Bosque. The design makes use of the existing topography, preserves natural drainages and agricultural fields, and creates new public spaces in mixed income neighborhoods.  A new mainstreet commercial district provides an alternative to the strip-mall environment of Coors Road. Narrower streets, alleys, trails and compact house types, such as rowhouses, create a pedestrian-friendly environment.

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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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