Placemaking is a master planning that integrates land use, housing, mobility, community identity and economic development at the appropriate scale and location within a community.
There is an increasing demand to strike a balance among community growth, environmental stewardship and social needs. We recognize that the approach must be integrated; it must demand local involvement, dedicated expert resources and emphasize quality design. Pond’s Community Planning group creates better communities by delivering innovative and practical solutions that bring communities together with natural surroundings to create harmonious environments where people thrive.
Our holistic approach draws on individual expertise, past experience and passion for the environment to provide planning services that are environmentally sensitive and support the dynamic relationship between people and place. Expertise in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), community involvement and visualization tools enable our thought leaders to passionately communicate distinct visions to project stakeholders during charrettes and community/client presentations and help build consensus.
- Comprehensive Planning
- Master Planning
- Land Use Planning
- Community Planning
- Transportation Planning
- Streetscape Planning & Design
- Mobility Studies
- Multi-Use Trails
- Pedestrian & Bicycle Facilities
- Urban Redevelopment
- Public / Private Partnerships
- Corridor Studies
- Traffic Calming
- Community Involvement
- GIS Mapping & Analysis
- Historic Preservation
- Site Planning
- GIS Planning Capabilities
- Zoning Ordinances
- Parks and Recreation Planning
- Planning and Zoning Issues
- Public Participation Facilitation
- Riparian/Greenway Corridor Planning
- Urban Design
- Parking Demand Analysis
Bob Williams, PE, LEED AP BD+C
Executive Vice President
Matthew Wilder, PLA, ASLA, LEED AP
Eric Lusher, AICP
Director of Planning
Lauren Blaszyk, AICP
Pond was recently awarded a contract with Gwinnett County to develop its 2040 Unified Plan. This comprehensive effort will consider how population growth, economic development, water resources, housing, transportation and land use can all interface in planning for the...
Construction of Cobb County Fire Station #18, located on Mars Hill Road in Acworth, is well underway with a projected completion date in September 2018. Pond Constructors was selected to provide CM-at-Risk construction services for this project, which broke ground in...
Raymond-Pond SB JV, LLC, a mentor-protégé joint venture between Raymond Engineering and Pond, was recently awarded an Architect - Engineer (A-E) Multiple Indefinite Delivery Contract (IDC) in support of the Medical Division Medical Repair and Renewal and Project...