Moving Landscape: A Proposal to Connect Port Houston to Its City

SWA designers and a team of graduate students envision a dynamic tapestry of ecology and urban spaces for the port’s terrain.

SWA's Resilient Cities Project: Towards a Resilient Miami

SWA’s tradition of pro-bono, community efforts continues with “Resilient Cities Project,” a new, action-oriented initiative that pairs SWA’s professional talent with representatives in a selected city to generate insight on opportunities to improve resilience, whether at the scale of a site, corridor or broader open space network.

SWA Principal Appointed Chair of ULI’s Sustainable Development Council

Elizabeth Shreeve, Principal and urban planner in SWA’s San Francisco office, has been appointed Chair of the Urban Land Institute’s Sustainable Development Council as of July 1, 2017.

Dallas’ new Pacific Plaza to offer a green sanctuary

The park is the result of a “land swap” between the city and the developer of the adjacent One Dallas Center.  In early 2016, SWA’s Chuck McDaniel and his team jumpstarted their design process for the 3.2-acre refuge with public “envisioning” sessions, then crafted the park based on their findings. To build excitement for Pacific Plaza, the new park was the subject of a selfie video mosaic at a recent city conference.

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