HM Design started primarily as an architecture and planning firm in Kenya. Then in the US, it has also become an environmental planning practice. The following are examples of some of the environmental planning projects that Hitesh Mehta has been involved in:


• Laguna Mar, Costa Rica

• Awosting Reserve, Upstate New York – (With EDSA)

Rivercamps, North West Florida – (With EDSA)

• Canalete Conservation Ranch, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia

• St. James Island, North West Florida – (With EDSA)

• Preserve at San Miquel, Panama


• Cerro Verde Ecolodge Master Plan, Galapagos

• Minorities Community Center, Namibia

• Las Lunas Master Plan, Puerto Rico

• Crosswaters Ecolodge, Guangdong Province, S. China. (With EDSA)

Bayfront Properties, Mountain View, California. (With Amphion Environmental)

Lapa Rios Master Plan, Costa Rica, West Indies.

Ario EcoRanch, Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica.

Kyambura Gorge Lodge, Uganda.

Nyungwe Ecolodge, Nyungwe Forest National Park, Rwanda.

Albany Point State Park, Albany, California

• Couer d’Alene Ecopark, Idaho, USA (With EDSA)

• Menjangan Ecoresort, Bali, Indonesia. (With EDSA)

• Punta Mangle Ecoresort, Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic – (With EDSA)

• Shalta Desert Ecolodge, Al Ghat, Saudi Arabia. (With EDSA)

• Polulu Ecoranch, Big Island, Hawaii. (With EDSA)

• Dos Mares Resort, Puerto Rico. (With EDSA)

• The Ritz Carlton Resort – 7-Mile Beach Grand Cayman (With EDSA)

• Galala Heights Ecoresort, Ain Sukhna, Egypt. (With EDSA)

• Tres Rios Ecoresort, Riviera Maya, Mexico. (With EDSA)

• Family Island Sustainable Development, Mayaguana, Bahamas. – (With EDSA)

• Royal Galapagos Resort, Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador– (With EDSA)

• Monte Carlo Resort, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico – (With EDSA)

• South Riding New Town  – Virginia (With CHK Architects and Planners)

• Villages of Piscataway – PG County, Maryland (With CHK Architects and Planners)

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