STAPLETON DESIGN BOOK
NEIGHBORHOOD DESIGN, ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN & ARCHITECTURAL STYLE
DENVER, COLORADO

Project Data:

Owner/Client
Forest City Development

Site
Former Stapleton International Airport

Project Size
12,000 Residences and
10 Million SF of Commercial Development
on 4,700 Acres

Scope
Neighborhood standards, architectural standards, and architectural style guidelines for Phase I residential development

Date
Design Book completed Summer 2000


Project Description:

Wolff Lyon Architects wrote and illustrated the Neighborhood Design, Architectural Design, and Architectural Style chapters of The Design Book for the redevelopment of Denver's Stapleton International Airport site. This project, which is being developed by Forest City, is the largest traditional neighborhood development in the country. At build out Stapleton will have over 30,000 residents on 4,700 acres. Wolff Lyon has worked closely with Calthorpe Associates and EDAW in refining the Master Plan and creating The Design Book, which gives specific details to production builders on how to achieve the desired vision for Stapleton’s neighborhoods.