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 square feet 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

  • Rio Nuevo, Tucson, Arizona: The Bautista is a mid-rise multi-family, mixed-use project in the new neighborhood of Rio Nuevo in Tucson, located on a streetcar line connecting it to downtown Tucson.

  • Los Angeles, California: Following upon the Moule & Polyzoides Occidental College Master Plan, this new pool complex and tennis center augments and completes the foundation architecture of Myron Hunt in the campus’s athletic quadrant.

  • La Chorrera, Republic of Panama: Market Plaza 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, entertainment venues, office space, a boutique hotel and 50 units of housing.

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

  • Panama Pacifico, Republic of Panama: A 950-acre neighborhood, which abuts a sloping forest on the decommissioned Howard Air Base, 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, a mile-square new town located in central China along a regional highway, consists of a regional commercial center, hospital, office park and three neighborhoods.

  • Pasadena, California: This 21-unit housing project was designed as an asymmetrical courtyard in order to save existing trees on the site. A lush courtyard above subterranean parking offers direct access to each unit.

  • El Paso, Texas: This 200-acre master plan, located on a heavily sloping site in the center of El Paso, is the second development to emerge from the City of El Paso’s recently adopted Smart Code.

  • El Paso, Texas: Montecillo is 380-acre transit-oriented development located on a heavily sloping site in the city center, organized on a number of walkable pedestrian sheds with interconnected streets and open spaces.

  • Plaisance, Mauritius: A new 45-acre city center adjacent to the international airport in Mauritius, Plaisance Aeroville comprises two distinct places: a mid-rise retail and office campus and a low-rise mixed-use village.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Albuquerque, New Mexico: 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.

  • 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.

  • San Antonio, Texas: This vision plan for the adaptive reuse of the historic Pearl Brewery addresses new and renewed buildings, providing space for restaurants, residences, studios, shops, educational facilities, offices and public spaces.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Ventura, California: Parklands, a 67-acre traditional neighborhood development in Ventura, California, is a sustainable community of 500 homes designed around a pedestrian-friendly network of streets and blocks.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Los Angeles, California: This project addresses an historically important commercial center, the large and underused Sears & Roebuck warehouse and 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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 as well as civic buildings such as schools, a city hall and a fire station.

  • 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.

  • Redding, Conneticut: Located on 125 acres and an 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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