Fazenda ReboredoTubarâo, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Fazenda Reboredo demonstrates that a site with several unique, difficult, and challenging obstacles may be overcomed, delivering a very special place that people will genuinely love to live, work and visit in. It is a proposed New Urbanist community located within the municipality of Tuburao, Santa Catarina, Brazil. It is currently a 496 hectare rice plantation abutting a local highway. The site is low to the ground and prone to flooding; it is proposed to be bisected in half with a new municipal thoroughfare; and the site is further chopped up into wedges with three large-scale unattractive power lines and easements.
Nova Brasilia is located on the suburban fringe of Brasilia, the capital of Brazil. Although the historic city center has been a model of urban planning for several generations, the city's growth has sparked much debate on the poor quality of its settlements that is occurring on its outskirts. Nova Brasilia represents an opportunity to demonstrate the New Urbanist model of planning and provide the much need quality and sense of community that is currently lacking in new developments.
Porto BaleiasSanta Catarina, Brazil
Porto Baleias will represent a new model for sustainable development, integrating New Urbanist principles and practices of planning with a program oriented to ecological stewardship, economic growth, and social responsibility.
Lagos de BatánSamborondón, Ecuador
Lagos de Batán will show the benefits of an alternative model to the pattern of development in the region, a design fueled by the Guayaquil history and culture. Founded on New Urbanism principles of sustainability.
Pedra BrancaSanta Catarina, Brazil
Pedra Branca Town Center is a high-density, mixed-use development which will accommodate the rapid growth of Santa Catarina. Designed to be a sustainable, pedestrian-friendly hub.
Ecoville is an existing planned community previously designed nearly ___ years ago. The intentions were to create an ecological sensitive planning model for a greener and sustainable community. The project has never been fully realized and was considering developing an open air covered mall near the entrance of the property to create the commercial component necessary to provide for its residents. The __ hectare site consist of contouring forested hills with streams, lakes, waterfalls and springs.
Estancias is located in Gravatai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil , 30 kilometers from Porto Alegre. The site consists of approximately 380 hectares and sits on the suburban fringe. The site is semicircular in shape with its center consisting of an older isolated existing suburban neighborhood. The area is ripe for new development.
This is a Concept Plan for the urbanization of Batan,890 hectares on the northern edge of the metropolitan area of Guayaquil, Ecuador. The land lies in the fast developing county of Samborondon between the Daule River to the west and Babahoyo River to the east.
Aires de BatánSamborondón, Ecuador
Following the principles of New Urbanism, Aires de Batan proposes to offer a community filled with its own character, offering mixed-use, pedestrian friendly, transit oriented, civic buildings and spaces, with an inter-connected network of street. A network of canals and lakes will connect, secure and embellish the neighborhood while functioning as a drainage system of the land.
Central ParkTexas, USA
Central Park is a unique project as it integrates New Urbanism and Green Design by taking an existing reservoir and demonstrates on how to combine the multiple challenges of storm-water management, water purification, energy conservation and urban place making into a single coherent design.