PLANNING FOR PEOPLE, PLANTS, & PLACES

Design Virtue helps transform the urban landscape with urban design projects, programs, and trainings. Our team of environmental leaders, planners, urban designers, arborists, and policy experts create programs and communities that benefit all people. 

Featured Projects

BELONGING

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IDENTITY & LANDSCAPE NARRATIVE

A web documentary series exploring how people from diverse backgrounds experience urban landscapes. 

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STUDIO DC

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COMMUNITY STORMWATER SOLUTIONS

Empowering 10 students over 10 weeks to reinvigorate their neighborhood and solve stormwater challenges using design thinking. 

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TREE EQUITY

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CAREER PATHWAYS

Addressing the workforce shortage in urban forestry and building a more equitable and inclusive urban forestry industry.  

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RADICAL VALUES, REAL SOLUTIONS

Guided by our five radical values: empathy, introspection, generosity, responsibility, and innovation – our process is simple and effective. Our approach produces compelling, high-quality programs and designs for our clients.


NATURE FOR EVERYDAY PEOPLE

Everyone needs and deserves daily access to nature. Our community engagement strategy begins will empathy and deep listening and helps transform community needs into actionable sustainable design solutions.