Tag: urban strategy

Urban Design & Transportation Principles for Capitol Gateway Retail Site

Urban Design & Transportation Principles for Capitol Gateway Retail Site

A plan for designing a vibrant community near the Capitol Heights Metro station. This presentation outlines the core principles of smart urban design, including how to put a better face on big box stores and encourage walkable living through mixed-use development.

DC: USA Columbia Heights Parking & Access Recommendations

Given that the DC USA retail center will have substantially less retail sales space than could be supported by market demand, the conventional customer access strategy of driving and parking should be fully reconsidered. Several other facts point to the need to implement an urban strategy that better builds on the assets of the site location, and avoids its constraints.