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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Rosetown is a neighborhood on the southwest side of Kingston that experienced devastating gang wars in 2008-9. The Princes Foundation established a local Rosetown Foundation to help the neighborhood rebound. CGI used the DPZ-designed redevelopment plan to work with the community to help rebuild a corridor through the entire community to provide water, sewer, electricity [...]
Two small towns in Colorado had flooding issues in their downtowns. CGI analyzed the watershed, found immediate opportunities to solve the flooding with green streets, helped obtain CDBG funding to design and build the green streets, and provided a regulatory framework that would improve drainage performance as new development comes on line. The project was [...]