Chapel Hill’s largest green-built, master-planned, new-home community, Briar Chapel will be a 1,500-acre community with schools, shopping, arts, and recreation facilities with a special focus on nature. A total of 900 acres is dedicated to open green space. Surface 678 is working with Newland Communities to develop a Master Plan for open space, trails, and pedestrian circulation. Site design work includes neighborhood parks, community parks, dog parks, trails, community entry design, roadways, and streetscape. Recreational facilities build so far include a dog park, Adventure Playground, Briar Patch Community Garden, Briar Commons Central Greenspace, and Triangle Neighborhood Park, with 12 more neighborhood parks included in the overall master plan.