At v + b we believe that design is best achieved through hard work and smart thinking. Our creative process starts with understanding the site and the client’s needs, research followed by a synthesis, development of alternatives, evaluation and selection of the concept that works best and is most delightful, then making it happen.
Our office has developed master plans for clients in the public, not‐for profit and private sectors. The plans range from blighted downtowns, to underutilized industrial areas, to large‐ scale complexes containing abandoned historic structures. v + b is able to resolve conflicting planning objectives and regulatory requirements to achieve a consensus between the private sector, government and public interest groups. Recognizing the need for a continuous dialogue between all interested participants permits us to work successfully with government agencies and involved citizen groups.
We offer clients in the real estate industry a broad‐based approach to the diverse issues arising during the approval and pre‐design processes, laying out action strategies, targeted plans, and zoning alternatives to assist project implementation, public review, and development.
Communities, institutions and civic associations benefit directly from our commitment to residents, owners and building users alike in planning and designing sustainable environments. Individual clients with smaller building projects also benefit from our care and attention to detail in all aspects of our design work until completion of construction. While our office initiates the design process the old‐fashioned way, computer aided design and graphic software programs enable us to quickly convert rough sketches and field data into project development and design proposals. The combination of technology, resources and skills gives the practice added operational capacity and ensures our prompt response to issues arising during the planning and building processes.