Small communities have the most to loose in the current economic climate. Providing appropriate design guidelines will help retain community character and attributes.
Understanding that every neighborhood has a specific character, look or feel; it is important to preserve the attributes that make them unique.
Main Streets should be the hub of activity in any community. Preserving and personifying the built environment that is present within a downtown is vital to it's long-term viability.
Facades are the "face" of any building. They are the surface that helps visitors and residents form a perception of the business and community as a whole.
Signage is how the businesses advertise their "wears" to residents and visitors. It is important the se signs be impactful, attractive and fit into the overall community character.
Infill and development is a regular process for any community. Creating a set of guidelines to dictate the location, appearance and use of development will ensure community visions are upheld.
Reach out to us to discuss to the importance of design guidelines, how they can benefit your community, and when the right time is for implementation.