Our region, like many others in the nation is grappling with a significant housing affordability crisis. The Housing for All Task Force is one initiative that our community leaders in both government and the private sector are working on together … Continued

HEMBREE Outdoor Living Products

The Architecture Studio is excited to be designing a new headquarters for Outdoor Living Products, a company that specializes in treated lumber production and outdoor recreation products. This multi-faceted project is anchored by a showroom building that incorporates a few … Continued


Bicycle & Pedestrian Improvement Study Mills 50 and the Milk District are two popular business districts that are part of the City of Orlando’s Main Streets Program. Both are located in Orlando’s Traditional City which is the portion of the … Continued

Our Summer Newsletter is Here!

The Summer byDESIGN Newsletter is here! Click here to download the PDF version. This edition features a unique approach to developing a village center and innovative transit-oriented planning that centers on the pedestrian scale environment. Inside this edition: A New … Continued


Vision Study Our team recently collaborated on award winning planning effort to help revitalize a part of downtown Orlando. Four decades ago, Orange and Magnolia Avenues in downtown were converted to one-way streets to speed workers into and out of … Continued

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

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

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