Coral Canyon, 2600 acres

Washington, Utah


Winner of the 2000 American Public Works Association Project of the Year, Design by Consultant, State of Utah and the Southern Utah Community of the Year Awards, Coral Canyon stepped back in the past to create a community for the future. The deign process focused on creating a sustainable community that harmonized with the natural environment and created a sense of belonging for its community members. A land use master plan was developed and the firm completed drainage, transportation, culinary water, irrigation water, wastewater, natural gas, power, telephone and cable television mater plans. The development included all types of housing, from single family homes to town homes and luxury apartments. Commercial development consisted of retail shops, stores, services restaurants, offices and commerce parks. Coral Canyon also has 54 acres of school and church sites. In addition to the residential, commercial and community improvements, there is also a championship 18-hole golf course and resort site and an internal bike and pedestrian trail system connected to local area trails. The gold course and parks in the community feature award-winning water management systems. The development has been recognized for its planning that protects natural views and ridge lines that creates a sustainable aesthetic for the entire community.