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Land Planners


Land Planners

Planning & Design

POD Design is a collection of energetic landscape architects, planners, and graphic designers with a passion for design of places where people live, work and play.  Our design experiences range from large scale theme park planning to toddler sized splash pads and just about anything in-between. 



Our highly collaborative approach and diverse design practices allows us to help actualize client’s entertainment development prospects into superb places ready for crowds of ten or thousands.  We endeavor to make compelling landscapes fit for client’s vision and vital to community spirit. We hope you’ll enjoy the following collection of representative projects.

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Site Designers

Site Designers

Belterra Park & gaming center

Each component; from a spectacular arrival sequence that draws people in, to a year round special event space where every viewpoint is the best seat in the house shows a conscious design intent to marry function and form on all scales.

The streets of brentwood

Lifestyle center planning has honed our skills for developing attractive streetscapes and inviting open spaces. We applied contemporary design expertise to their retail environment to make the site seamlessly contribute to the existing context and spur visitor enthusiasm. 


Wide-ranging experience in creating luxurious out door spaces for lifestyle and commercial centers serves all client needs for traffic planning, feature elements, and guest attractions. We make it our purpose to  provide an environment that helps establish a modern, healthier, and rich lifestyle for our client’s guests


Stone Brewing Concept Plan

The revitalization of  urban neighborhoods through the introduction of new commercial, event, and green spaces to advance growth and create a destination site.


Diverse experience has allowed us to become experts in realizing a client’s vision, however fantastical.  Locally inspired folklore and history, or business culture are elements used to inform the high level design components suchs as; gateways, water features, and circulation.

Hotel Breakers Renovation

This hotel demonstrates our ability to renovate an existing site into something new and stunning.  Grand entrances, sweeping views, and inviting promenades are just a few design experiences we can translate to a new project’s specific entertainment goals.


Space Makers

Space Makers

»   Belterra Park & Gaming Center, Cincinnati, Ohio

»    ChangYu Wine City Theme Park, Yantai, China
»    ChangYu Wine World Building, Yantai, China
»    ChangYu Wine Institute, Yantai, China
»    Long March Theme Park, Xi’an, China
»    Sochi Park Adventure Land, Sochi, Russia, Site of 2014 Winter Olympics
»    Digital Theme Park, Changzhou, China, Jack Rouse
»    Bearizona Wildlife Park, Williams, Arizona

»    American Western Heritage Center, Wellsville, Utah
»    Smith’s Famous Farm Education Center, Columbus, Ohio

»    Polaris Rave Theater, Lewis Center, Ohio
»    Brentwood Rave Theater, Brentwood, California
»    Parkway Center Rave Theater, Grove City, Ohio
»    Copperfield Rave Theater, Houston, Texas

»    Mercer Square Extended Stay, Columbus, Ohio
»    Kenyon Square Extended Stay, Columbus, Ohio
»    Alexander Square Extended Stay, Columbus, Ohio

»    Hotel Breakers Renovation, Sandusky, Ohio
»    Fantasia Hotel at Shanghai, Disney, Shanghai, China
»    Toy Story Hotel at Shanghai, Disney, Shanghai, China
»    Sanya Wellness Resort, Hainan Island, China
»    Phoenix Mountain Wellness Resort, Yiantai, China
»    Polaris Hilton, Lewis Center, Ohio
»    Olentangy Springhill Suites, Columbus, Re-Development Site
»    Latrobe Springhill Suites, Latrobe, Pennsylvania
»    Smith Mill Hotel, New Albany, OH
»    Stelzer Road Hampton Inn, Columbus, Ohio
»    Bearizona Hotel, Williams, Arizona
»    The Streets of West Chester Hotel, West Chester, Ohio
»    390QS Hotel, Columbus, Ohio
»    South Benghazi Resort Hotel, Benghazi, Libya

»    The Streets of Brentwood, Brentwood, California
»    The Promenade at Conconut Creek, Conconut Creek, Florida
»    The Shoppes at Wyomissing, Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
»    The Shoppes at Flemington, Flemington, New Jersey
»    The Shoppes at North Brunswick, North Brunswick, New Jersey
»    The Shoppes at Old Bridge, Old Bridge, New Jersey
»    The Shoppes at Susquehanna MarketplaceHarrisburg, Pennsylvania
»    The Shoppes at English VillageNorth Wales, Pennsylvania
»    The Shoppes at Union HillDenville, New Jersey