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Strategic Plan

Sydney Policy Map

To meet the needs of a growing and changing population, the Plan transformed Greater Sydney into a metropolis of three cities: the Western Parkland City the Central River City the Eastern Harbour City. The plan brought new thinking to land use and transport patterns to boost Greater Sydney's liveability, productivity and sustainability, by spreading the benefits of growth.


Site Search

Want to find sites/parcels that match a certain criteria? Giraffe's site search app is powered by The Nationwide Parcel Data Layer from Regrid. Allowing you to search, find, filter, and map parcels across the US against the criteria that makes sense for you.

Strategic Plan

Brisbane Policy Layers

See how Brisbane is evolving.


Embodied Carbon

The twin crises of climate breakdown and biodiversity loss are the most serious issue of our time according to Architects Declare. With Giraffe you can now see your embodied carbon - while you design.

Strategic Plan

Melbourne Policy Map

Three transport super hubs at Clayton, Broadmeadows and Sunshine will connect regional services, so passengers outside Melbourne won’t have to travel through the CBD to get to employment, world-class hospitals and universities in the suburbs.

Financial Modeling


Understanding the true projected IRR of your investments requires a time based model. Go beyond the simple financial components within Giraffe and start placing your cashflows in a time based view. Visually understand the impact to your deal as you experiment with real time feedback on structuring debts, expenses, incomes and annuities

Partner Integration


cove.tool is committed to de-carbonizing construction. With this integration, you can send Giraffe models directly to Cove to leverage their revolutionary energy modelling & environmental analysis.

ULI Advisory Services Project

Anacostia Waterfront

Washington, DC city planners and community leaders launched the Anacostia Waterfront Initiative (AWI) in March of 2000 and developed a revitalization vision plan for the area. This vision plan encompassed a memorandum of understanding between the city and the 19 local, regional, and federal agencies with interests along the Anacostia waterfront. Because the project involved an extensive waterfront redevelopment effort that could transform Washington, DC, a unique ULI Advisory Services Blue Ribbon Team was convened consisting of “internationally recognized waterfront redevelopment experts” from numerous disciplines.

ULI Advisory Services Project

Over the Rhine

Initial outreach was provided by the Cincinnati Department of Economic Development and the Over-the-Rhine Foundation who requested ULI’s partnership in gathering 12 outside experts to develop a strategy to address neighborhood concerns. These experts, in collaboration with a steering committee of 30 neighborhood residents, developers, businesses, and organizations, had three objectives: Address the need for consensus building and strong leadership that can move the community from planning to implementation and action; Develop a comprehensive housing and economic development strategy for the area; and Recommend strategies for public and private sector funding.

ULI Advisory Services Project

Lamar, CO

The panel focused on the connection between health and land use. ULI was contracted through The Colorado Health Foundation to provide advice on public health issues through Healthy Places: Designing an Active Colorado initiative. The city of Lamar, CO was selected through a competitive process by the foundation to participate in the ASP program, as the city demonstrated readiness and ability to engage its stakeholders in identifying and addressing improvements to the built environments that encourage active living.

ULI Advisory Services Project

Southwest Mall

The panel’s assignment was to formulate a plan to revitalize the Southwest Center Mall by exploring alternative uses for the anchor stores, studying the feasibility of mixed uses, and considering the desirability of civic and public uses to contribute to a sense of place at the Southwest Center Mall area. The panel also considered strategies for public investment through public/ private partnerships to address the challenging economic and infrastructure needs. Finally, the panel was charged with formulating implementation strategies for achieving its recommendations.

ULI Advisory Services Project

Eastern Market

The panel’s primary responsibility was to evaluate the economically viable and mutually beneficial activities in and surrounding the market, and provide a strategy and recommendations

ULI Advisory Services Project

UC Merced

The assistance of a ULI Advisory Services Panel was requested to assess the effectiveness of the UC Merced long-range development plan in order to achieve the university’s vision and goals for the campus and the associated University community. In addition, the Panel was asked to think about how the campus could play an important long-term role in regional economic diversification, provide a model for long-term planning that prevents urban sprawl and conserves important natural resources and farmland, and ensure that the development adheres to regional conservation goals and mitigation programs to protect natural resources.

Computational Design

Wind Comfort

A world first wind comfort application leveraging machine learning. In less than 2 minutes you can visualise the lawson criteria and wind levels on a building mass and surrounding buildings. Be confident in your concept and leverage wind analysis from the start.

Partner Integration


Real-time engineering solutions to drive efficient, innovative and sustainable design. Neuron is the simple solution to achieving improved floor efficiency and spatial flow.

Computational Design


Generate parcels and understand their financial return with this simple generative tool. Draw as a polygon or a line and see the lots populate and count automatically. Combine with the infrastructure tools & analytics module to fully understand costs vs yield of greenfield development


Sub Precinct

If you are working on a large master plan and need to break it down into smaller analytical nodes or precincts - the SubPrecinct can help you do exactly that. Simply group objects onto layers and identify the boundary of your precinct with a polygon. Once that is done, see the important metrics group by precinct. All the data is available to export as a csv

Computational Design


Randomly generate trees on a shape to meet your coverage requirements. View a report on the number of trees created, the average cost to maintain and the average amount of carbon sequested

Computational Design


Want to keep all the 3D buildings except for what is on your site? Run the context app - and it will bring in the 3D buildings within a radius, while removing those from your site.



Understand the amount of sky viewable from any ground point in this app. Useful for tall precincts, where this analysis can be costly and done far too late - but is required for compliance.


Design Compare

This app allows you to use a prior project as a baseline or standard for you to build your new project around. Leverage your previous project as a kit of parts - then monitor your use of those parts and ensure you are hitting the necessary KPIs for each of them.

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Human-centered design


Quantify impact. Scale data at speed

Geospatial Data

GIS mapping. Scalable data libraries


GIS mapping. Scalable data libraries


Immersive geospatial experiences


Extensions and solutions

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