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GDPC Partners with Texas Trails & Active Transportation Conference

March 09, 2016

The Greater Dallas Planning Council has partnered with the 2016 Texas Trails and Active Transportation Conference by organizing the following breakout sessions to be held at the Marriott Medical Center in Houston, Texas: Plan Houston (presented by the City of Houston) Buffalo Bayou Park (presented by Buffalo Bayou Partnership) Midtown Houston Management District Downtown Redevelopment (presented by Downtown Redevelopment Authority) In addition, the following mobile tours are available: Buffalo Bayou Park Discovery Green: A Walking Tour Midtown Houston (including Bagby Street) Texas Medical District (largest Medical District in the world)(currently being organized) We highly encourage all [...]

Blueprint Houston: A Better Guide to a General Plan

February 18, 2016

As we all know, planning is a process and Blueprint Houston has refined the process to the level of art. On February 18, the Greater Dallas Planning Council will have as our speaker, Joe Douglas Webb, AIA, the chair of Blueprint Houston. More... [...]

Resilient Dallas

January 21, 2016

100 Resilient Cities is dedicated to helping cities throughout the world be more prepared to the shocks and stresses that can have bearing on an urban area’s long-term survival. Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation and into its second round of world cities, this program through its City Resilience Framework creates a unique structure to: Assess the extent of a city’s resilience Identify critical areas of weakness Identify actions and programs to improve a city’s resilience Click here for more information [...]

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2015 Urban Design Awards Recap!

Congratulations to our 2015 Urban Design Award winners!

Built Project: Dallas Complete Streets Design Manual Owner: City of Dallas Contributing Agencies: North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG), Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) Consultants: Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.; Toole Design Group; Moore Iacofano Goltsman (MIG); Collective Strength; Team Better Block Dream Studies: Bishop Arts Project Owner: Exxir Capital LLC Consultants: Gensler; JHP Architecture/Urban Design; Pacheo Koch Consulting Engineers; Studio Outside, JJA, Inc.; RLG Consulting Engineers State of the Dallas Urban Forest GIS Mapping Study Owner & Technical Team: Texas Trees Foundation Honorable Mentions: Forest/Jupiter Transit-Oriented Redevelopment District Owner: City of Garland External Agency: NCTCOG Consultants: The Catalyst Group; Ricker Cunningham; Cirrus Group; Parsons Brinkerhoff; Bowman-Melton Associates, Inc. Main Street/Central Expressway Form Based Code Owner: City of Richardson Consultants: Jacobs; Kimley-Horn and Associates; Strategic Community Solutions Dunnigan Media Award: Brandon Formby Government and Politics Reporter at the Dallas Morning News Kessler Award: Veletta Forsythe Lill Urban Pioneers: ASH+LIME Strategies Honorees: Rik Adamski, Amanda Popken BONTON Farms Honorees: Daron Babcock, H.I.S BridgeBuilders with support from: AIA Dallas Emerging Leaders Program; Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. Contributing Agency: City of Dallas

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