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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October 7, 2015 | ULI Central Florida: Visionaries Discuss the M-Factor

Last week, I had the chance to attend ULI Central Florida’s signature YLG event A Night with Visionaries of Central Florida: The M-Factor. Hosted by the Young Leaders groups from ULI Central Florida, CREW Orlando, and NAIOP Central Florida, this latest edition … Continued

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September 22, 2015 | Indoor-Outdoor Design: Tips and Trends

Fall is here, and for Florida and much of the South that means it’s time to take life outside. From barbecues to relaxing by the pool, our backyards, porches, and decks become an extension of our home. While not all … Continued

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September 15, 2015 | A Connectivity Case Study in Saarbrücken, Germany

Saarbrücken is a German city along the French border with a population of around 176,000 residents. Like most German cities, Saarbrücken’s core is a mix of walkable streets, urban buildings, and historic sites. Despite this, city leaders and residents are concerned about the … Continued

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September 3, 2015 | Design Principles for Aging in Place

Many recent surveys show that homeowners are staying in their homes longer. It could be due to the economy with decreasing home values making it difficult to buy a new home or the cost of assisted living facilities or the … Continued

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August 20, 2015 | A Dramatic Remodel with Minimal Structural Changes

The Chapin Residence recently underwent a dramatic remodel with minimal structural changes. The existing kitchen’s cramped walls were removed to open up the space to the new, larger family room with views of the pool. The original laundry room was … Continued

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July 23, 2015 | Our Summer Newsletter is Here!

  Our Summer byDESIGN Newsletter is here! With the first half of 2015 already behind us, it’s safe to say that things are picking up. We’re delighted to share some of our latest projects with you in this edition of … Continued

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