AREAS OF EXPERIENCE         PUJA K. BHUTANI    bhutanipuja@cal.berkeley.edu            503.639.1575
AREAS OF EXPERIENCE                  LAND USE PLANNING       URBAN DESIGN             CODES & ORDINANCES                  ...
LAND USE PLANNINGPUJA K. BHUTANI           3           bhutanipuja@cal.berkeley.edu                                      5...
PROJECTSi.    Comprehensive/ Growth Management Planning      Formulated long range Comprehensive Policy Plans for both mat...
iii. Community Profiles       Existing Conditions, Community Perspectives, Demographics, Socioeconomic Profiles and Trends...
Growth Management Plan: City of Valparaiso, IN The growth management policies in this Plan do not limit growth, rather the...
Comprehensive Plan: City Burr Ridge, ILFormulated urban design element that emphasized strategies for enhancing the City’s...
Master Park Plan: City of Darien, ILThe Plan provides a framework for making policy decisions for the continued growth and...
Specific Plan: Ashland & Cherryland Business Districts, CAThe Plan used TOD to promote revitalization of six business dist...
3. Public OutreachNewsletter design for public outreach for the Aurora Corrdior Improvement Project, WA. PUJA K. BHUTANI  ...
URBAN DESIGNPUJA K. BHUTANI        11        bhutanipuja@cal.berkeley.edu                                 503 639 1575
PROJECTSi.    Corridor / Transit Oriented Design      Projects range from conceptual plan development to detailed streetsc...
i.    Master Planning      Comprehensive and collaborative approach integrating the master plan with the local and regiona...
Strategic Plan: High Density Redevelopment, Olympia, WAThis study identified impediments to high density development along...
Transit Oriented Development, Kent, WAThe City of Kent wanted to leverage the new commuter rail service to stimulate mixed...
Edmunds Corridor, Link Light Rail, Sound Transit, WA The Edmund’s station was envisioned as a gateway to Historic Columbia...
Duwamish Way Finding Study, Duwamish, WashingtonThis study identifies options to improve navigation, increase safety, mini...
Aurora Corridor, Shoreline, WAThe City of Shoreline’s wanted to redesign and redevelop the three miles of Aurora Avenue (S...
Aurora Corridor, Shoreline, WA                             Urban Design FrameworkPUJA K. BHUTANI                          ...
Aurora Corridor, Shoreline, WAPUJA K. BHUTANI                        20     bhutanipuja@cal.berkeley.edu                  ...
Special Economic Zone Master Plan, Navi Mumbai, India The development of the SEZ at Navi Mumbai was a result of the policy...
Kamshet Township Master Plan, Pune, IndiaThe sustainable master plan for Kamshet Township, Pune,was developed in collabora...
Tukwila Shoreline Design Manual,Tukwila, WAThe Duwamish River Corridor provides approximately 5 miles of unique shoreline ...
CODES & ORDINANCESi.    Current Planning       •          Zoning       •          PUDs and Subdivision Ordinances       • ...
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMSGIS used for urban land use planning, spatial analysis andmodeling. •   Land use and growth ...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Areas Of Experience

357 views

Published on

Work Portfolio

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
357
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
6
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Areas Of Experience

  1. 1. AREAS OF EXPERIENCE PUJA K. BHUTANI bhutanipuja@cal.berkeley.edu 503.639.1575
  2. 2. AREAS OF EXPERIENCE LAND USE PLANNING URBAN DESIGN CODES & ORDINANCES GISPUJA K. BHUTANI 2 bhutanipuja@cal.berkeley.edu 503 639 1575
  3. 3. LAND USE PLANNINGPUJA K. BHUTANI 3 bhutanipuja@cal.berkeley.edu 503 639 1575
  4. 4. PROJECTSi. Comprehensive/ Growth Management Planning Formulated long range Comprehensive Policy Plans for both mature and growing communities with a strong emphasis on public participation. The plans were vision based and emphasized the development of multi- disciplinary and consensus-based policy with strong implementation linkages. • Comprehensive Plan, City of Lake Forest, Illinois • Growth Management Plan, City of Valparaiso http://www.ci.valparaiso.in.us/planning/ComprehensivePlan/comprehensiveplan.htm • Comprehensive Plan, Village of Burr Ridge, Illinois http://www.burr-ridge.gov/Departments/CommunityDevelopment/CompPlan.html • Master Park Plan, City of Darien, Illinoisii. Neighborhood and Strategic Planning •South Side Neighborhood Strategic Plan, City of Racine, Wisconsin •Ashland-Cherryland Business District Specific Plan, California PUJA K. BHUTANI 4 bhutanipuja@cal.berkeley.edu 503 639 1575
  5. 5. iii. Community Profiles Existing Conditions, Community Perspectives, Demographics, Socioeconomic Profiles and Trends. • Community Profile, City of Lake Forest, Illinois • Community Profile, Village of Burr Ridge, Illinois • Community Profile, Village of Midlothian, Illinois • Community Profile, City of Darien, Illinoisiv. Public Participation Design and implementation of participatory and outreach mechanisms. • Public Hearings :Plan Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, Building Review Board, City Council • Public Open Houses, Workshops and Charettes • Outreach/Surveys/ Newsletters to diverse communities • Stakeholder InterviewsPUJA K. BHUTANI 5 bhutanipuja@cal.berkeley.edu 503 639 1575
  6. 6. Growth Management Plan: City of Valparaiso, IN The growth management policies in this Plan do not limit growth, rather they invite growth, but in a manner compatible with the existing physical fabric, and values and vision of the City. The objective was to create a greenway ring that links the City’s unique environmental/community features like creeks, parks, forests, golf courses, schools etc., while also providing multiple benefits like urban growth boundary, identity, aesthetics, recreation, and flood water management. Open Space Framework Circulation MapPUJA K. BHUTANI 6 bhutanipuja@cal.berkeley.edu 503 639 1575
  7. 7. Comprehensive Plan: City Burr Ridge, ILFormulated urban design element that emphasized strategies for enhancing the City’s identity and sense of place. Land Use Map Pathway Plan Gateway Plan PUJA K. BHUTANI 7 bhutanipuja@cal.berkeley.edu 503 639 1575
  8. 8. Master Park Plan: City of Darien, ILThe Plan provides a framework for making policy decisions for the continued growth and efficient operations of parklands and recreation facilities, services, operations management and financing of the parks system. Land Use Map Park Service Area by Neighborhood PUJA K. BHUTANI 8 bhutanipuja@cal.berkeley.edu 503 639 1575
  9. 9. Specific Plan: Ashland & Cherryland Business Districts, CAThe Plan used TOD to promote revitalization of six business districts and restore adjacent residential neighborhoods.It also outlined a compehensive set of public reinvestment projects. Potential TOD nodes Housing Prototype Roadway Design Alternatives PUJA K. BHUTANI 9 bhutanipuja@cal.berkeley.edu 503 639 1575
  10. 10. 3. Public OutreachNewsletter design for public outreach for the Aurora Corrdior Improvement Project, WA. PUJA K. BHUTANI 10 bhutanipuja@cal.berkeley.edu 503 639 1575
  11. 11. URBAN DESIGNPUJA K. BHUTANI 11 bhutanipuja@cal.berkeley.edu 503 639 1575
  12. 12. PROJECTSi. Corridor / Transit Oriented Design Projects range from conceptual plan development to detailed streetscape design and construction. •Aurora Corridor Central Business District, City of Shoreline, Washington •Light Rail Corridor, Edmunds and Henderson Corridors Urban Design Program, Seattle, Washington •Olympia Downtown Streetscape Project, Olympia, Washington • Ashland- Cherryland Business District Specific Plan, Alameda County, California • Duwamish Way Finding Plan, Seattle, Washington •Kent Transit Oriented Development, Site Constraints Analysis, Kent, Washingtonii. Downtown and Commercial Area Planning Revitalization of central business districts with a strong emphasis on community goals, market feasibility, strategic development locations and key public private-private initiative opportunities. •Burr Ridge Sub Area Plan, Village of Burr Ridge, Illinois •Ashland Cherryland Business District Specific Plan, Alameda County, CaliforniaPUJA K. BHUTANI 12 bhutanipuja@cal.berkeley.edu 503 639 1575
  13. 13. i. Master Planning Comprehensive and collaborative approach integrating the master plan with the local and regional policy requirements . • Navi Mumbai Special Economic Zone, Mumbai, India • Kamshet Master Plan, Pune, India • Fircrest Campus Masterplan, Department of Social and Health Services, Shoreline, Washingtoniv. Design Guidelines / Development Standards Skilled at using physical design/built environment as a template for formulating development standards and guidelines. • Tukwila Shoreline Design Manual, Tukwila, Washington • High Density Housing Corridor Development Standards, Olympia, WA • Ashland Cherryland Business District Specific Plan, Alameda County, CaliforniaPUJA K. BHUTANI 13 bhutanipuja@cal.berkeley.edu 503 639 1575
  14. 14. Strategic Plan: High Density Redevelopment, Olympia, WAThis study identified impediments to high density development along a major corridor, as envisioned in the city’sComprehensive Plan. It proposed amendments to city codes and guidelines, and identified government actions andincentives to stimulate the desired redevelopment pattern. Recommendations regarding housing types anddensities, and their location along the corridor were also formulated.Streetside Perspective Residential Prototypes PUJA K. BHUTANI 14 bhutanipuja@cal.berkeley.edu 503 639 1575
  15. 15. Transit Oriented Development, Kent, WAThe City of Kent wanted to leverage the new commuter rail service to stimulate mixed use development close totransit facilities, and to redevelop the existing parking for greater density/efficiency.The study determined thedevelopment potential of two sites, and identified the fatal flaws that would preclude the desired development type.The factors analyzed were site and neighborhood context, applicable regulatory code and policies, market forecastand demand for development, feasibility analysis, circulation and parking. Massing PerspectivePUJA K. BHUTANI 15 bhutanipuja@cal.berkeley.edu 503 639 1575
  16. 16. Edmunds Corridor, Link Light Rail, Sound Transit, WA The Edmund’s station was envisioned as a gateway to Historic Columbia City and Rainier Vista Redevelopment. Pedestrian street improvements included better linkages of the station with Columbia City. Plazas at the entrance to the street acted as gateways and had amenities such as landscaping, artwork, seating, bicycle parking and lighting. Concept Plan Fence TreatmentPUJA K. BHUTANI 16 bhutanipuja@cal.berkeley.edu 503 639 1575
  17. 17. Duwamish Way Finding Study, Duwamish, WashingtonThis study identifies options to improve navigation, increase safety, minimize modal conflicts and reduce congestionwithin the Duwamish manufacturing and industrial area- a key player in the regional and state economy. Routes to Employment Local Directional Key Major Destination Centers Decision Points Hubs PUJA K. BHUTANI 17 bhutanipuja@cal.berkeley.edu 503 639 1575
  18. 18. Aurora Corridor, Shoreline, WAThe City of Shoreline’s wanted to redesign and redevelop the three miles of Aurora Avenue (State Route 99) that ranthrough the City. The project aimed to unify the entire corridor and create a pedestrian friendly, central business districtcore,with improved linkages to neighborhoods, public transit and traffic safety. The design improvements were linkedto unique opportunities created by integrating land use with transportation improvements Urban Design FrameworkPUJA K. BHUTANI 18 bhutanipuja@cal.berkeley.edu 503 639 1575
  19. 19. Aurora Corridor, Shoreline, WA Urban Design FrameworkPUJA K. BHUTANI 19 bhutanipuja@cal.berkeley.edu 503 639 1575
  20. 20. Aurora Corridor, Shoreline, WAPUJA K. BHUTANI 20 bhutanipuja@cal.berkeley.edu 503 639 1575
  21. 21. Special Economic Zone Master Plan, Navi Mumbai, India The development of the SEZ at Navi Mumbai was a result of the policy adopted by the Govt. of India to promote exports and Foreign Direct Investments as a means for economic development. As the chief planner for Padco/AECOM, I was responsible for reviewing and making recommendations for improving the existing master plan and land use policies. Context Transportation Land UsePUJA K. BHUTANI 21 bhutanipuja@cal.berkeley.edu 503 639 1575
  22. 22. Kamshet Township Master Plan, Pune, IndiaThe sustainable master plan for Kamshet Township, Pune,was developed in collaboration with an international multi-disciplinary team. The conceptual plan for the 425 acretownship integrated new urbanism principles with waterconservation and energy self-sufficient systems. Master Plan Land Use Plan HOUSES POLISHING TANK DECENTRALISED REED BED SEPTIC TANKS Decentralized Sewage Treatment System Road SectionPUJA K. BHUTANI 22 bhutanipuja@cal.berkeley.edu 503 639 1575
  23. 23. Tukwila Shoreline Design Manual,Tukwila, WAThe Duwamish River Corridor provides approximately 5 miles of unique shoreline environment for the City of Tukwila.However, the existing landuse and environmental conditions need to be enhanced to capitalize on this unique feature.The Tukwila Shoreline Design Manual will be used to guide shoreline development for the entire Tukwila riverfront. Building Orientation and massing in relation Screening Industrial Uses to the river corridorPUJA K. BHUTANI 23 bhutanipuja@cal.berkeley.edu 503 639 1575
  24. 24. CODES & ORDINANCESi. Current Planning • Zoning • PUDs and Subdivision Ordinances • Architectural Review • Plan review and permittingii. Development Controls and Ordinances • Historic Preservation Ordinance, City of Lake Forest, Illinois http://www.cityoflakeforest.com/pdf/cd/Historic%20Preservation%20Ord.pdf • Building Scale Ordinance, City of Lake Forest, Illinois http://www.cityoflakeforest.com/pdf/cd/bsord.pdf • Zoning Code Revision, City of Lake Forest, Illinois • Unified Development Code, Clark County, NevadaPUJA K. BHUTANI 24 bhutanipuja@cal.berkeley.edu 503 639 1575
  25. 25. GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMSGIS used for urban land use planning, spatial analysis andmodeling. • Land use and growth patterns and trends • Location analysis • Traffic volumes and accident densities • City Permitting systems. • Historic Properties databasePUJA K. BHUTANI 25 bhutanipuja@cal.berkeley.edu 503 639 1575

×