Fish Creek Estuary Area Planning

Kevin Jeffery Master Planning, Park, Waterfront Design Leave a Comment

Fish Creek Estuary Area PlanningThank you all for joining us Thursday, December 16th’s for the online Zoom Community Meeting. It was great speaking with you and having the planning team reveal our initial concepts of what could be for the area. Below are the materials discussed. MRV Fish Creek Concepts LINK HERE Zoom Community Meeting Recording LINK HERE The Fish …

AJ Dock Upland Improvements Study

Kevin Jeffery Conceptual Studies, Master Planning, Renovation, Tourism, Waterfront Design Leave a Comment

AJ Dock Upland Improvements StudyAJ Dock management approached MRV with a desire to improve pedestrian and traffic flows for the arrival area while maintaining an appealing visitor experience. MRV conducted a diagrammatic study to provide the most efficient flow of people and vehicles, while also eliminating crosswalks and pinch points. Future branding and expansion goals were implemented into the design …

CBJ Wayfinding

Zane Jones Master Planning, Tourism, Waterfront Design Leave a Comment

Downtown Juneau Wayfinding ProjectMRV teamed with Mayer Reed for the CBJ Wayfinding project. MRV played a major role in helping lead public meetings and facilitate Mayer Reed’s specialized design skillset. Walking tours and information gathering was a significant element of early planning. MRV was the team liaison with many local stakeholder groups, including; HRAC, Filipino Community, JAHC, State Library Archive …

Lemon Creek Master Planning

Zane Jones Civic, Master Planning, Waterfront Design Leave a Comment

Lemon Creek Master PlanningThe Lemon Creek Area Plan strives to encourage future development that should protect its cultural and natural resources, provide for quality housing, and walkable, bikeable, safe neighborhoods, while sustaining its position as an attractive area for local businesses — Juneau’s midtown. The community of Juneau should use the plan to pursue ongoing solutions to enhance the livability …

Sitka Waterfront Masterplan

Zane Jones Master Planning, Tourism, Waterfront Design Leave a Comment

Sitka Waterfront MasterplanThe Sitka Waterfront Master Plan included two phases.  Phase I was an over-all master plan that looked at five different regions that comprised the central Sitka waterfront core.  Phase II was a subsequent refined master plan that focused on the most strategic central section of the waterfront which contained the convention center, library, boat harbor, bus and car …

Haines Main Street Masterplan

Zane Jones Master Planning, Tourism, Waterfront Design Leave a Comment

Haines Main Street MasterplanMRV and our subconsultant team, including Sheinberg Associates and McDowell, were contracted to prepare a master plan analysis that looked at the Haines downtown area, including the traditional Main Street corridor, and the separated Fort Chilkoot and cruise dock area. The planning effort was developed in three phases, with the first phase focused on fact-finding, surveys, and …

Alaska Ocean Center

Zane Jones Commercial, Conceptual Studies, Master Planning, Tourism, Waterfront Design Leave a Comment

Alaska Ocean CenterThe Alaska Ocean Center is a proposed facility to be located on the site of the old “Subport”, a prime piece Juneau waterfront adjoining the Coast Guard Facilities in the “Willoughby District” downtown.  The property, currently owned by Alaska Mental Health Land Trust, has long been identified for prime waterfront development. The proposed design is a single-story facility, …

Blueprint Downtown Area Plan

Zane Jones Award Winning, Master Planning, Tourism Leave a Comment

Blueprint Downtown Area PlanMRV, and our consultants Lucid Reverie and Sheinberg Associates, are completing work for Blueprint Downtown.  This planning study is the first step of the critical update of the Downtown Juneau Area Plan.  The Blueprint Downtown deliverable will be a series of community-derived priorities and action items, which then inform the more detailed developed of the Downtown Area …

Icy Strait Point

Zane Jones Alaska Native, Commercial, Master Planning, Tourism, Waterfront Design Leave a Comment

Icy Strait PointMRV Architects was hired by Huna Corporation to provide conceptual site planning and detailed building design for comprehensive expansions to their visitor facilities at Icy Strait Point, just outside of Hoonah. The new site plan and building additions were central to a major expansion around a new deep-draft cruise ship dock, which substantially increased the number of visitors …

UAS Student Union Study

Zane Jones Conceptual Studies, Master Planning, Schools

UAS Student Union StudyThe University of Alaska Southeast invited three firms to prepare Conceptual options for a proposed new student union. The MRV solution provided a central location, linking the existing library and new Pugh Residence Hall. The facility included a large flexible meeting space and performing venue, cafeteria and social spaces, and a featured space for a Native-focused social …