Master Planning for Complex Sites
Urban Strategies has led some of the most challenging and important re-urbanization projects in across North America and the UK. While each being distinct, they have in common a mix of uses and housing types, a rich open space system, live-work opportunities and pedestrian-friendly streets. Our wide range of public and private sector work in a variety of settings has allowed us to develop a skill in preparing clear, concise and understandable development and design guidelines and policies that allow municipalities and developers to understand design intentions and rationales, and then use their creativity to implement good urban design that fits within each locality’s unique sense of place.
We understand the elements and processes of successful city-building, the important relationships between built form and the public realm, the range of building and development typologies that can accommodate a diverse population, and the need to create an appropriate mix of uses.