The draft of the new street design standards for Downtown Burlington has just been made available to the public on the project website, Great Streets BTV. Suisman has been leading the team developing the standards for the City of Burlington.Read More
Suisman Urban Design has been tapped to renovate the famous dinosaur fountains on Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade, which were built in the late 1980s. This project is just one more notch in SUD’s belt of work on the Promenade, which includes the new map cases and pylon on Wilshire Boulevard. Construction will begin in February or March of 2018.
Here’s an article from Santa Monica Centric about the project.Read More
New Vancouver Campus Opens for Emily Carr University of Art + Design; Suisman Created the Urban Design Framework and Helped Secure $110m from the Province
Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Canada’s pre-eminent art school, has just opened its new, $122 million campus in Vancouver. The opening celebration capped the nearly 10 years of planning and design required to relocate ECUAD from its long-time downtown campus on Granville Island, which the school had outgrown, to a large industrial site that was the former home of manufacturer Finning International.Read More
The Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh have selected Suisman Urban Design to lead the institution through a museum improvement planning effort to reimagine their Oakland campus for the 21st century. Suisman was one of a group of invited firms that participated in a two-phase selection process. Suisman was chosen from a short list of three finalists.Read More
Suisman Urban Design has been working closely with the City of Burlington for the past year on the city’s Great Streets Initiative. SUD and team has just recently completed the first phase of the Initiative, which includes developing new downtown-wide street design standards, a concept plan for eight blocks of Main St. and St Paul St., and a concept plan for City Hall Park.Read More
“The City of Hartford, in conjunction with iQuilt and Coltsville National Historical Park, successfully competed for a Federal Lands Access Program (FLAP) grant.… The ‘Coltsville National Historical Park Wayfinding and Safety’ project will extend the existing Hartford downtown wayfinding system to the Coltsville area. The $135,000 project will improve crosswalks and other pedestrian infrastructure so visitors can easily and safely walk from downtown Hartford to your new national park.” —Coltsville National Historical Park Newsletter, May 2017Read More
In honor of the LA Forum’s 30th anniversary, Doug Suisman spoke with Alan Loomis of DeliriousLA about the LA Forum’s origins and critical role in the design community moving forward. Read the interview here!
Hartford’s Gold Street is finally open! For the better part of last year, Gold St. had been a one-way street. As of December 19, Gold St. is now a two-way street again.
While the street itself is complete, there is still much work to do on the sidewalk and Bushnell Gardens, such as landscaping and furniture. Stay tuned for updates!Read More