Integrated sustainable infrastructure calculations and designs for Porto Ayora, Santa Rosa, Galapagos National Park Headquarters, and Charles Darwin Station on Santa Cruz Island; Floreana Island; Porto Villamil and La Esperanza on Isabela Island. The plans incorporated rainwater harvesting, water supply treatment, solar desalination, package wastewater treatment plants, recycling of wastewater. Product specifications and quantity take-offs [...]
A 200 hundred acre Specific Plan masterplanned mixed-use 55+ community and facilities with Form-based Code. Compact urban form with walkable neighborhood structure. Water conservation appliances reduce potable water use by 68 Ac-ft per year. Landscape and Irrigation efficiency reduces potable water use by another 215 Ac-ft/year. Wastewater Reuse for Irrigation reduces potable water usage by [...]
On April 16, 2016, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck the coast of Ecuador. Canoa, a small coastal fishing village experienced massive destruction from the earthquake. As engineering consultants for the masterplan team, CGI developed concepts for upgrade of existing infrastructure and development of new infrastructure for the village.
The Tigard Triangle Strategic Redevelopment Plan is a blueprint for establishing a pedestrian-oriented, mixed-use district built around the Triangle’s distinguishing natural features with the vision that, ultimately, the Triangle evolves into an active, multimodal district connected to the City and the region that attracts new residents and businesses.
Reinvent PHX is a collaborative partnership between the City of Phoenix, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Arizona State University, St. Luke’s Health Initiatives and numerous other organizations committed to developing walkable, opportunity-rich communities connected to light rail. Reinvent PHX will create action plans for districts along the light rail system. The plans [...]
Bahia Muyuyo is a new beachfront village on 1000 acres that is now under construction. CGI performed conceptual and preliminary engineering during and following master plan designs.
Provided engineering services during the masterplanning of an 800,000 population addition to the City of Makkah on 83 square kilometers. The sustainable engineering designs included all grading, drainage, water sewer and dry utilities. 800,000 population addition to the City of Makkah on 83 square kilometers. Compact urban form designed by DPZ for compact, walkable neighborhood [...]
The City of Ventura, CA applied a SmartCode overlay to a downtown redevelopment area and asked CGI to provide a watershed analysis and green infrastructure framework to appropriately comply with MS4 (Municipal Separate Stormwater Systems) regulations. CGI analyzed the watershed, discovered surprising opportunities and constraints, and developed green street retrofit designs so that the City [...]
The City of El Paso, TX commissioned a Traditional Neighborhood Development (TND) masterplan for 1000 acres of city-owned greenfield. Citizens were very concerned about rainwater sustainability and treatment of the arroyos. CGI analyzed the watersheds, explored alternative ways of mitigating development on alluvial fans, and designed a graduated approach to arroyo improvements that varied depending [...]
The City of San Marcos, TX is developing a new zoning code for the city and is addressing critical sustainability issues, particularly in regard to the limestone recharge area, which is very susceptible to direct pollution when development occurs within the geologically sensitive area. CGI collaborated with a wide range of sophisticated stakeholders to draft [...]