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The Reimagine Alazan Courts Master Plan is a design process initiated by the San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) to develop a vision for the future of Alazan Courts. SAHA hired Able City, Alamo Architects, and Economic Planning Systems to engage and work with residents, neighbors, and community members to design a plan that will guide the coming investments at Alazan Courts.
BEST DESIGN
RESIDENT NEEDS
HISTORY & CULTURE
REGULATIONS
FUNDING SOURCES
SUSTAINABLE DESIGN
SITE CONSTRAINTS
A successful master plan will meet the needs of the families that live at Alazan Courts, will honor the history and culture of Alazan Courts, will have a light and respectful impact on the environment, will meet the various local, state and federal regulations, will draw the necessary funding sources to make the project feasible and will navigate the site challenges and constraints. The design process will investigate and develop solutions that navigate all of these complex issues. 
THE PROCESS
The planning process started in February 2022 and will continue through November of 2022. Resident and community engagement will be at the core of each of the four phases of the design.
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First the design team will focus on listening to residents and community members, learning about the priorities and challenges for Alazan Courts. We hope to build relationships and stakeholders so there can be open and honest communication throughout the master planning effort. 
Phase 2 will begin with developing a project mission with residents and community members, which will help guide the design process. Based on ideas generated from the community, the design team will generate a number of potential design solutions. 
In phase three, the design team will share several proposed masterplan concepts and solicit feedback from the community. In collaboration with the San Antonio Housing Authority leadership, we will choose a final design concept.
In the final phase, we will share the design concept with residents and community members and develop strategies to support the implementation of the master plan.