Oakland, California, USA - JRDV Urban International is the lead master planner responsible for the West Oakland Specific Plan and Coliseum Area Specific Plan in the City of Oakland. Both projects include establishing a comprehensive multifaceted strategy for leveraging Oakland's location at the center of one of the most thriving economies in the world. These strategies will benefit current Oakland residents who will prosper from the newly created jobs, housing, and retail.
Kuala Lumpur and Sarawak, Malaysia - JRDV Urban International is the prime consultant and design lead for the ParkCity Town Center Master Plan in Kuala Lumpur and the Miri City Center Master Plan in Sarawak on the Island of Borneo. Both projects are conceived as prototypes for new urban development in Malaysia.
JRDV Architects was founded in 2003 by a team of architects, designers, and developers who have worked together for many years on projects around the world. The vision was to establish an entrepreneurial architectural practice focused on collaborating intensely with visionary developers who want to link strategic thinking to creative design, great places, customer loyalty, and brand distinction. More
Suzhou, China. JRDV is the lead design architect and master planner for Suzhou Village, an outdoor experientially oriented luxury retail center 30 miles west of Shanghai, China. The design of Suzhou Village is evocative of a romantic Italian resort town infused with the Eastern influences that can be found in such famed Shanghai locations as the French Concession and The Bund. Suzhou Village is now under construction and scheduled for completion in 2014. More