ABOUT DOVER, KOHL & PARTNERS
Dover, Kohl & Partners has thirty years of experience in town planning and urban design. The firm’s experience includes a national and international portfolio of work in a variety of settings, always balancing the visionary ‘civic art’ of planning with the practical consensus building needed to make projects succeed.
Founding Principals Victor Dover, FAICP, LEED-AP, CNU-A and Joseph Kohl, CNU-A, are charter members of the Congress for the New Urbanism, and are founding members and on the Board of the Form-Based Codes Institute. Victor Dover served on the LEED for Neighborhood Development Core Committee, and the Congress for the New Urbanism Board.
Victor Dover, along with architect and urbanist John Massengale, recently published the well-reviewed book, Street Design: The Secret to Great Cities and Towns. The transformative and illustrated guide goes in-depth, examining more than 150 excellent streets – explaining why they are successful and how they were created; step-by-step instructions for designing new streets and fixing existing ones to create a more desirable-- and more valuable-- village, town or metropolis. Various writings and projects from the firm have also been published in Progressive Architecture, Metropolitan Home, BusinessWeek and in numerous planning journals. They have also been featured on National Public Radio and CNN’s Earthwatch.
Dover, Kohl and Partners has received numerous recognitions, including awards from the American Planning Association (APA), the Congress for New Urbanism (CNU) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), including:
- 2017 CNU Charter Award for Plan NoBe, North Beach, Miami
- 2016 CNU Charter Award for South Main, Buena Vista, CO
- 2016 CNU Charter Award for Seven50: Southeast Florida Regional Partnership Plan
- 2014 CNU Charter Award for Best Corridor Plan: Columbia Pike Initiative
- 2011 EPA National Award for Smart Growth Achievement: Plan El Paso
Great streets are rarely unintended. Most are the result of intentional design decisions made by visionary people, institutions, or communities. As elevated experts in their field, the Clematis Streetscape team is excited about the design process and prospect of transforming Clematis Street from a great public space to one of the world’s best streets.