May 2012 – Stormwater, now you see it.
Currently under development in the eclectic Charlotte neighborhood of NoDa is the new Studio Six townhome residential development. UDP is providing Civil and LA design services for this boutique urban infill project. A major design feature includes diverting rainwater runoff to pass through a series of interesting landscape features and a vegetated swale prior to making its way to a local creek tributary, bringing stormwater to the forefront of the project.
April 2012 – Urban Design Partners welcomes its newest team member.
Paul Pennell has joined the UDP team as the Director of Business Development. Paul, a Landscape Architect with 10 years of experience, will be focusing on nurturing past UDP relationships, promoting the UDP brand, and introducing prospective clients to the dedicated and talented Urban Design Partners team.
January 26, 2012 – Chip Cannon is a dad!
Chip Cannon, a Landscape Architect and Partner with UDP, became a dad this January. Chip and his wife Elizabeth welcomed their 7lbs 12oz daughter, Millie, into the world. Congratulations!
December 2011 - Siemens plans corporate recreation facility.
Teamed with Insight Architects, Urban Design Partners is master planning and providing construction documents for a three phase recreational facility including soccer and softball fields, basketball and volleyball courts, an open air multi-use pavilion, indoor recreational building, and additional parking at the Siemens Energy facility in West Charlotte. Construction on the initial phase will begin in the second half of 2012 and the phased project is expected to continue through the coming years.
July 2011 – UDP provides landscape architectural services for the new Charlotte Douglas International Airport Hourly and Rental Car Parking Deck.
Urban Design Partners teamed with LS3P Associates to provide landscape architectural services for a new seven level parking deck located at the main terminal of Charlotte Douglas International Airport. The first phase of the new deck is currently under construction and is expected to be completed in 2013. Additional phases will be completed into 2014.
December 2010 – Carolina Convenience.
QuikTrip, the Tulsa, Oklahoma-based convenience store, is expanding into the Carolinas. Urban Design Partners is working closely with the QT development team to provide full site development documentation for the new stores. From the UDP team, we would like to offer QuikTrip a warm welcome to Charlotte and the Carolinas.