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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July 8, 2015 | Alleys in Urban Design: History and Application

A Short History of Alleys   While alleys have existed in old world cities since the middle ages, they have had a limited level of utility in the recent American urban landscape. In the 19th century, American cities used alleys … Continued

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July 2, 2015 | Greg Witherspoon Announced as Chair of ULI Central Florida

Canin Associates is excited to announce that Greg Witherspoon, Vice President of Business Development, has been announced as the incoming Chair of ULI Central Florida.   Former ULI Central Florida Chair Cecelia Bonifay (left) with Greg Witherspoon (second from right)  … Continued

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June 25, 2015 | Canin Collection: Canin Micro Homes

The Canin Micro Homes respond to a real-world housing shortage of affordable yet desirable products. Achieving densities of 20 to 24 units per acre, the homes range in size from 454 to 1,400 square feet. The designs feature open floor … Continued

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June 18, 2015 | Canin Associates to Present at the 2015 Southeast Building Conference

On Friday, July 17, 2015, Canin Associates’ Tony Weremeichik will present at the 2015 Southeast Building Conference (SEBC) in Orlando, Florida. Now in its 37th year, the SEBC has been a meeting place for building industry professionals from the areas of contracting, remodeling, architecture, … Continued

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June 12, 2015 | Canin Collection: Paseo Cottages

A new addition to the Canin Collection, the Paseo Cottages, feature unique three-bedroom plans that fit perfectly on 50′ by 50′ lots and achieve a density of 10 units per acre. We anticipate that the theme in homebuilding for 2015 and … Continued

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