building a vibrant,

Livable City for all

At Omaha by Design, we believe that people-centered urban design is essential to a thriving metro. We work to inspire and enable places that work for people – enriching our neighborhoods and public spaces, strengthening community, and ensuring the Omaha metro continues to flourish.

We’re helping build a stronger metro, one block at a time.

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Urban Design Creates Places That People Value

Urban Design Creates Places That People Value

A well-designed city is authentic, memorable, and lasting. You can sense it. It’s what makes people want to live and visit there.

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Urban design enables our city to thrive

Urban design enables our city to thrive

When we design and plan now, we problem solve for the future.. it's what will help our city flourish and prosper for years to come.

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Urban design brings us together

Urban design brings us together

Urban design leads to meaningful connections and more opportunities for the people who live there. It’s what truly unifies a city.

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Mobility by Design

Mobility by Design

Emerging technologies are unlocking new ways of moving about the city, connecting people, places, and opportunities like never before.

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Areas of Impact

News + Events

The Great Empty: Photographs by The New York TimesNews

March 25th 2020

Physically Distant, Socially Connected

A word from the Executive Director

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News

March 26th 2020

On our bookshelf (and in our queue)

A curated list for unusual times

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Get Involved

Get Involved

Cities evolve according to the diverse needs and desires of their citizens. To reach our greatest potential, we need you to participate in shaping the metro’s future. Check out the many ways to join us in building a more vibrant, livable city for all.

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