November 13, 2019 | HOUSING FOR ALL

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

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October 29, 2019 | 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

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October 16, 2019 | MILLS 50 AND THE MILK DISTRICT

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

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September 30, 2019 | 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

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August 29, 2019 | NORTH QUARTER:

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

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January 11, 2019 | Our Winter Newsletter is Here!

  The Winter byDESIGN Newsletter is here! Click here to download the PDF version.   This edition features an article on the culmination of multiple research initiatives into a powerful and effective method for establishing placemaking for new communities. Also … Continued

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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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