Enduring design

7gen Planning was born out of the belief that landscape architects are nature’s trustees… stewards of the land beholden to honor the seven generations we serve: the three before us, the one at present, and the three yet to come. At 7gen Planning, our studied, precise and holistic approach doesn’t just focus on sustaining the natural environment – it also protects your investment of resources, time and money.

With design expertise, based on sound engineering principles, along with our commitment to getting the project right from the start, 7gen is creating communities that will serve this generation and beyond. We’re making the world a better, sustainable, more beautiful place, one project at a time.

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“After looking at 7gen's plan, it is one of the few times that I have thought plans produced on the first draft were great plans.”

Jordan Mack, Founding Principal | Concourse Companies, LLC
  • Plant Facilities and Detention

    Nearly every community in the Houston region will include a water plant, wastewater plant, lift stations and detention ponds. So why is it that these necessary components are so negatively visible in some communities — and almost invisible in others? In rare instances, some of these components actually work to beautify and enhance communities!  Read more >

  • Why You Should Hire a Professional Planner

    There are many occasions in which a first meeting with a developer is spent processing the numerous reasons a plan (that was initially done by the engineers or architects) is not meeting the needs of the developer’s project vision and goals. Many developers attempt to minimize costs during the due diligence phase by having these professionals make an attempt at the initial plan. Unfortunately, skimping on this phase could be costly later or lost revenue never realized.  Read more >

  • 5 Things to Consider Before Starting Your Master-Planned Community

    So, you have been looking for that great piece of property for your next, or maybe your first, Master-Planned Community (MPC) to develop. How do you know which one to pull the trigger on? There are many things to consider of course, and of those, the following five elements have continued to be either an opportunity and/or constraint as to if a parcel of land will make a great MPC. A professional land planner can evaluate each of these and interpret the impacts these elements have on your vision.   Read more >