Category Archive: Master Planning

Kinston SmART Vision Plan: A Look Inside

Through a community process, SmART Kinston, in collaboration with the North Carolina Arts Council and a partnership that includes the arts, economic development sector, local government, and private developers, chose Vicki Scuri SiteWorks… Continue reading

Community Engagement in Kinston, NC

On the evening of January 23rd, 2017, Vicki Scuri SiteWorks led a community workshop as the kickoff event for the Kinston SmART Vision Plan. Vicki Scuri gave a presentation showing samples of her… Continue reading

Broadview Presentation: Green Streets for Communities

On September 15th, I presented examples of green infrastructure, rain harvesting and complete streets to the Broadview Community Council. The Community is facing a major sewer line and drainage project in their neighborhood,… Continue reading

Part I: Kellogg: Initial Design Inspirations

Our Kellogg project, in Wichita KS, will soon begin construction. The concepts presented in this blog document our initial work. The project started in 2007 and has changed significantly over those eight years.… Continue reading

Part III: Airway Final Work Winter 2014

Airway marks the gateway to the El Paso International Airport and Downtown. It is inspired by images of flight, native plants and the industrial/commercial site which is rapidly becoming a destination for travelers.… Continue reading

Evolution of Process, Part 3: Future Goals

Even though our digital process now lets us give valuable visuals of our designs to our clients, they are not true real world representations. This can lead to models seeming too perfect or… Continue reading

Evolution of Process, Part 2: Current Practice

We specialize in collaborative design for communities. This means we often work on design teams for large-scale projects.  These teams include engineers, architects, landscape architects, and public art coordinators. Being able to communicate… Continue reading

Airway Redesign: How Flexibility is a Plus

After an extensive public process and great reviews from the public, community and client, we faced a redesign. We discovered that Airway’s aging infrastructure could not support a truss. The MSE panel straps prohibited… Continue reading

Community Identity at Airway

Our initial involvement with the City of El Paso, Texas, involved creating an Aesthetic Improvement Master Plan for the I-10 corridor, an aging highway running through the city. We suggested a series of… Continue reading