CDM provides the initial design concept Masterplans & Architecture to determine project feasibility for Pro Forma Economics, Entitlements & Community acceptance.

How Can Collaboration Save Time and Money?

There are two main advantages to working in the context of a Charrette.  Collaboration: Rather than the traditional method of […]

4 Dilemmas of Development

Public and private developers often find that community organizations, citizens and special interest groups are well informed and active, and […]

Tips for successful charrette design and planning

8 Tips for a Successful Charrette A charrette creates an environment of collaboration and consensus to develop an approved land […]

How to Get Your Project Going in 3 Easy Steps

1. Listen        2. Brianstorm   3. Draw Fast … and Listen Again! The design charrette creates an environment of collaboration and seeks […]


Fairhaven Highlands PDF

Fairhaven Highlands – casestudy Working with the opposition to find a solution.

Blaine Water Treatment Facility PDF:

Blaine Waterfront – Layout Winning unanimous approval for a project.

"... they provided excellent drawings during the workshop that depicted the schematic relationships of all recommended components and general character of the project and its architecture ... these were well received by all of the participants ..." — Terry Van Gorder, President, Knotts Berry Farm, Anaheim, CA

--Knotts Berry Farm