Boone, North Carolina
Helping plan North Carolina’s flagship trail…
Sparta, North Carolina
The Middle Fork Greenway
Discover Local Food, Farms, and Flavor
A Regional Plan for Active Living Infrastructure
Our aim is to create places that INSPIRE. We combine technical planning skill with a passion for the creative to visualize and then realize the possible.
VALUE creation is an integral part of our planning and design approach. We find inspiration in the ask we consistently hear from our clients - help us increase private investment and attract new business.
We help communities share their STORY through both branding and design. Place branding requires a supporting cast: a great built environment and an authentic experience.
The Mountains-to-Sea State Trail – Sub Section Plan – Stone Mountain to Pilot Mountain State Park Master Plan serves as a comprehensive trail plan that is meant to guide local trail section managers as they strive to locate, design, and implement the Mountains-to-Sea Trail throughout the region. Also, this plan is critical as state trail […]
Destination by Design has been commissioned by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to develop a tourism map guide identifying Appalachia’s most distinctive local food destinations! ARC is a federal economic development agency that represents a partnership of federal, state, and local governments throughout the Appalachian Region. ARC’s mission is to be a strategic partner and […]
Working in partnership with state public health officials and the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future, DbD helps launch the Food Access Project by conducting a spatial analysis identifying areas of food insecurity throughout Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Additional analysis is underway throughout the region.