Wednesday, December 16, 2009

South Main featured on the Original Green Blog

Architect Steve Mouzon has posted a great piece highlighting the original green features of South Main in Buena Vista, Colorado on his Original Green Blog. Use the links below for more information on South Main.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Dover-Kohl Begins the Comprehensive Master Plan Project Process for Hammond, Louisiana

Dover-Kohl conducted a charrette to create a vision for the Comprehensive Master Plan for Hammond, Louisiana. The charrette was well attended, the public response to the initial vision was extremely positive, and drafting of the new, overarching policy document is underway. Dover-Kohl’s “Design at All Scales” approach to comprehensive planning was featured at a recent workshop for the Florida Department of Community Affairs entitled “Comprehensive Planning for the 21st Century”, sponsored by the Congress for the New Urbanism.

Monday, November 16, 2009

James Dougherty receives Award of Excellence from the American Society of Architecture Illustrators

James Dougherty, Director of Design at Dover-Kohl, competed in ASAI’s 24th annual Architecture in Perspective competition, which attracts illustrators from around the world. James produced the drawing as part of Dover, Kohl & Partner’s design work for Hudson, a new mixed-use village located in Montgomery, Alabama being developed by Urban Villages.

Friday, October 30, 2009

County Commission Approves Lee County DR/GR Plan with a 4-0 Vote

Dover, Kohl & Partners is working with Lee County, Florida on a plan for the 83,000 acre DR/GR. The Density Reduction/ Groundwater Resource Area in the southeast of the county hosts neighborhoods, mines, farms, endangered species and public supply wells. On October 29, 2009 the Lee County Commission voted 4-0 to transmit the Plan to the Department of Community Affairs. After DCA comments have been incorporated final adoption of the plan by the Commission is scheduled for March 2010. The Dover-Kohl team is working now on creating the specific Land Development Regulations for the Transferable Development Right program.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Osprey Bayfront Master Plan Submitted for Rezoning

The Osprey Bayfront Master Plan has been submitted to Sarasota County for rezoning under the Planned Mixed-Use Infill (PMI) Ordinance – the first project of its kind!

To see a complete and up-to-date version of all the plans and drawings submitted to the County for rezoning of the Osprey Bayfront site, please click here. The Osprey Bayfront plan is the result of a public charrette process which occurred in August, 2009.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Glenwood Park is featured on NRDC Switchboard and CNU 18 Video

The National Resource Defense Council's Smart Growth Program Director Kaid Benfield has posted a piece on his blog highlighting the neighborhood of Glenwood Park in Atlanta, Georgia.

Additionally, Glenwood Park is prominently featured in the new video that announces CNU18, a gathering next summer in Atlanta that will be co-produced by the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) and the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Richmond Downtown Plan wins APA Outstanding Plan Award

The Richmond Downtown Plan was recently awarded the 2009 Outstanding Plan Award from the Virginia Chapter of the American Planning Association. Dover, Kohl & Partners has been working with the City of Richmond and the Richmond community since 2007 to shape the vision for Downtown and to create a clear implementation strategy to achieve their goals.