Asakura Robinson Is Awarded Cultural and Coastal Workforce Studies in Louisiana

April brings two exciting economic development projects to Asakura Robinson: a study on the creation of sustainable cultural career paths for the City of New Orleans, and a study for Oxfam America and Limitless Vistas, Inc. on career pathways and credentialing in coastal restoration to help low-income workers access jobs along the Gulf Coast. Since our planning division was founded in 2010, we have focused on planning for underserved communities that leverages resources for inclusive, equitable, and ecologically sustainable growth. These new projects represent the growth of those values through our growing community and economic development sector, led by Principal Alexandra Miller. Our...
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Asakura Robinson Awarded HousingNOLA Implementation Study

Asakura Robinson has begun work with the Greater New Orleans Housing Alliance (GNOHA) to move several of the short-term priorities of the HousingNOLA plan toward implementation. HousingNOLA is a community-led plan to address the housing needs of New Orleans over the next ten years; Principal Alexandra Miller acted as an advisor to GNOHA throughout the planning process. Asakura Robinson staff will be working with GNOHA and local leaders to analyze opportunities for affordable and mixed-income development utilizing publicly-owned properties, and to recommend Master Plan amendments related to transit-oriented development of multi-family properties in high-opportunity areas. We are incredibly pleased to work with...
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Asakura Robinson awarded Landa Park & Arboretum Master Plan

The Landa Park & Arboretum Master Plan is an 8-month community visioning process in New Braunfels, TX, for one of the state’s oldest and most beloved city parks. Situated close to downtown New Braunfels and on the Comal River,  Landa Park & Arboretum combines an impressive array of features from a natural swimming pool fed by the Comal Springs – the largest springs in Texas – to walking paths, picnic areas, play areas, historic sites, a lake and boathouse, many historic sites and of course the arboretum itself which includes 54 species of trees dispersed throughout the park. To address...
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