These projects created walkable, urban, varied, vibrant and unique environments to attract innovators. They have adaptable urban plans that allow for an evolution of innovation-related land uses, provide building typologies with flexible floor plates to support a variety of innovation spaces like incubators, collaborative spaces or research and development labs.
These projects focused on early completion of a signature, defining element to set the aspiration for the project. Each included a balanced mix of land-use to create a diverse and vibrant 24-hour community, and each delivered a world-class public space supplemented by amenities, services and programs.
These projects show that a site with connections to transit along with high walkability and seamless access to amenities is crucial for attracting residents and workers. Parking is also critical and must be appropriately balanced.