Community Planning & Urban Design

The built environment shapes experience and quality of life for a community's residents and visitors. Places and spaces where people feel welcome and comfortable, and that are interesting, safe and vital invite people to connect with each other and build the framework of social connectivity, health and wellness, and prosperity and success.

Learn more about our placemaking approach here >, and check out the list below for some of our recent community planning and urban design projects.

Working closely with four of the most economically, ethnically and culturally diverse neighborhoods in Minneapolis (with a combined population of 23,000 people), CDG developed a placemaking and economic development blueprint offering specific guidance for supporting the revitalization of important neighborhood corridors and commercial nodes.