Regional/Urban Planning

Houston-Galveston Area Council Livable Centers Studies

Houston, Texas

Working with local Houston-region communities to improve quality of life

Design Workshop worked with H-GAC and local communities to identify specific recommendations, such as pedestrian and bicycle facilities, that can help facilitate the creation of Livable Centers. Through the study process the local community identifies a vision for the study area. The studies contain a customized implementation plan to realize their specific vision. DW has completed studies in urban, suburban, and rural areas throughout the 8-county region.

Services Provided: Planning, Urban Design, Landscape Architecture, Stakeholder Engagement, Facilitation, Cost Estimation, Branding, Document Production


  • Project Planning Award, APA Texas


Houston-Galveston Area Council


Cypress Creek Parkway, Fourth Ward, Hempstead, Hobby Area, Independence Heights-Northline, Midtown and Mont Belvieu