July 30, 2020

Begins with the understanding that our world and our experience in it has been designed to get the results we experience in our everyday life, whether intentionally or inadvertently. From the policies and opportunities we construct, to the framework from which we prior...

June 9, 2020

In response to COVID-19, the City of Dallas is announcing a pilot grogram called Dallas Slow Streets. The program allows neighbors to nominate their streets as Slow Streets with a 30-day permit. For this pilot, 10 lucky neighborhoods to receive the designation on a fir...

May 6, 2020

 The first permanent parklet in Dallas, to be installed at Veracruz Cafe in the Bishop Arts District.

Parklets may soon be popping up in Dallas, as they have been across the country and the world. 

Dallas has had a Pilot Parklet Application for a few years but up until n...

May 6, 2020

With this strange world of COVID-19 and Stay at Home Orders across the country, a conversation with John Simmerman of Active Towns is just what I've been needing.  

We talked about our joint parklet project in Plano for the Strong Towns Regional Gathering, the economy,...

July 10, 2019

As the City of Dallas prepared to design its newest library, they knew that community outreach & buy-in would be critical. 

Years before, another plan for a library on this same site had been proposed with the library and community space as part of a higher-de...

June 20, 2019

At the Keep Texas Beautiful 2019 conference, we lead a workshop to talk Placemaking: how projects can create a welcoming neighborhood, spur economic development, bring the community together, and galvanize a vision for a place that needs love.

June 4, 2019

We took over a parking space to design a gathering space for the StrongTowns Regional Gathering and to talk bicycle parking with Downtown Plano Visitors

August 24, 2018

The North Central Texas Council of Governments announced awardees for their Green, Blue, Grey Grant program today and AP Development made the cut!

 We proposed a bike rack prototype, beautiful and seamlessly functional, designed for walkable urban entertainment centers...

June 12, 2018

Arlington, Tx is known to many as the largest city without a public transportation system. Nestled between Dallas and Fort Worth, it's a diverse community with a strong entertainment economy. Dallas Cowboys Stadium, Rangers Stadium , Six Flags Over Texas and Wet & Wild...

March 1, 2018

If one were constructing a monument to their fame, fortune, or success in business in the most important city in the Holy Roman Empire, perhaps no expensive detail could be spared!

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