August 21, 2018 | Our Summer Newsletter is Here!

  Our Summer 2018 byDESIGN Newsletter is here! Click here to download the PDF version.   This edition of our newsletter is chock-full of current project updates, new project announcements, and other exciting news from our Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture, … Continued

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May 2, 2018 | 2018 Landscape Trends in Community Amenities

Whether you are designing a new community amenity or expanding or renovating an existing amenity, we are all striving to create meaningful places with lasting value. At Canin Associates we focus on planning and designing great people places. Placemaking creates … Continued

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March 7, 2018 | A Vision for Mercy Drive

Hidden behind the Central Florida Fairgrounds and nestled between College Park and Pine Hills, Mercy Drive is a predominantly African-American community with a unique mix of single family neighborhoods and a variety of large and small apartment complexes housing moderate … Continued

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February 9, 2018 | 2018 Outlook: Home Design Trends

    Looking toward 2018, I thought it would be interesting to first look back a decade to see what was trending in home design in 2008, at the start of the Great Recession. The economy, jobs, wages, and the … Continued

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February 2, 2018 | Our Winter Newsletter is Here!

  Our Winter 2017 byDESIGN Newsletter is here! Click here to download the PDF version.   This edition features an article on the beautiful and exotic plazas of Mexico and how they contrast with American main streets. Also inside you’ll … Continued

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November 20, 2017 | Courtyards in Mexico: More Than Just an Architectural Feature

Canin Associates Fall Studio Sponsorship at the University of Miami   This Fall, Canin Associates sponsored an upper-level research design studio at the University of Miami to study “Courtyard Housing.” The focus was around the history, theory, practice, and technology … Continued

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August 17, 2017 | Our Summer Newsletter is Here!

  Our Summer 2017 byDESIGN Newsletter is here! Click here to download the PDF version.   We’re excited to share with you the latest edition of our byDESIGN newsletter. Inside you’ll find articles from our Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture, and … Continued

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March 1, 2016 | Brian Canin Inducted into the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Certified Planners

Canin Associates is thrilled to announce that its founder and president, Brian Canin, has been inducted into the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). The AICP is the American Planning Association’s professional body which works … Continued

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January 7, 2016 | Our 5 Top Posts of 2015

Happy New Year! Like most of you, we hit the ground running in what is sure to be a busy and exciting 2016. Nonetheless, we want to take a quick look back at some of our favorite posts from the past year. From … Continued

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December 15, 2015 | Our Winter Newsletter is Here!

  Our Winter 2015 byDESIGN Newsletter is here! Click here to download the PDF version.   This year, Canin Associates turned 35. To mark this milestone, we are looking back at what we have learned throughout the years and looking forward at … Continued

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December 9, 2015 | Bike Lanes or No Bike Lanes: A False Dichotomy?

In many cities, a false dichotomy has dominated recent conversations around cycling: Should bicycle-riders travel on their own specialized networks of bike lanes or should they ride on any road alongside automobiles? Across the United States, the bike lane (or … Continued

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October 20, 2015 | Lake Flores Brings New Urbanism to Southwest Florida

“A positive example of change,” “the right development at the right time,” and “a life-preserver” were just a few of the positive comments heard during August’s Manatee County Commission meeting to review the Lake Flores project. At the meeting, Commissioners … Continued

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