Tysons is undergoing an exciting transformation from a massive center of commerce to a mixed use transit inspired community. The landscape for the residential and commercial towers at the new Tysons Corner Metrorail station forms the heart of a new gateway linking the station, the towers and Tyson’s Mall, creating a civic place for those who work, live, shop, and … Read more »
The US Department of State Headquarters in Washington, DC has been undergoing a major exterior security upgrade including creation of the new Museum of Diplomacy. The design focuses on creating a new streetscape that seamlessly blends perimeter security requirements into a beautiful series of public spaces for diplomats and visitors. Plantings and low impact development strategies capture and treat storm … Read more »
Among New York’s most iconic public settings, Jones Beach State Park stretches along six miles of scenic barrier beaches on southern Long Island. The park has hosted millions of visitors since opening in 1929 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. We created a comprehensive revitalization plan for this renowned property, addressing the landscape as well as … Read more »
Georgetown’s Mid-Campus landscape and the proposed transit plaza both serve as focal points that knit together the campus. Each project contributes to a pedestrian focused network of paths and roadways connecting campus destinations, while also contributing to the sustainability and beauty of the school’s landscape.
West Main Street serves as primary linkage between two of Charlottesville’s most renowned cultural resources: the University of Virginia and the Downtown Pedestrian Mall. The community-focused design process has yielded creative solutions that improve the function, aesthetic, and economic viability of West Main Street as a multimodal corridor where visitors and residents can support local businesses as well as celebrate … Read more »
The concept design creates a signature four-acre waterfront park in Fredericksburg’s Historic downtown along the banks of the Rappahannock River. The park is envisioned as a vibrant, contemporary and family-friendly landscape for events and passive recreation that also respects and celebrates Fredericksburg’s history. The design maximizes views and access to the river while stabilizing and revegetating its embankments.
The Tar River Legacy Plan develops a bold vision for Greenville’s seven-mile long riverfront. Signature riverside parks (both active and passive), neighborhood connections, history and nature-based interpretation, and conservation of environmentally sensitive lands will transform the City’s relationship with its natural resources and spur economic development.
The landscape design creates a complementary setting for Virginia Tech’s Signature Engineering Building, establishing an inspiring entrance to the campus, and incorporating a series of welcoming outdoor spaces for students, faculty, and visitors. The landscape uses sensitive, sustainable design, creates places for display of student technology projects, and serves as a model for an institution with a history of advancing … Read more »
The South Washington Street Transit Plaza creates a public amenity and interpretive opportunity for the community of Falls Church. The plaza serves as a memorial to the community’s past social struggles related to transportation and the social progress that has occurred.
The 15-mile portion of Route 1 extending south from Old Town Alexandria to Woodbridge in Prince William County is a notoriously congested commuting corridor. The alternatives analysis study considered a range of urban transit, roadway, and pedestrian/bicycle options that could increase mobility, foster smarter growth, and continue to make the corridor a desirable place to live and work in the … Read more »
An addition to the South African Embassy in the ‘Embassy Row’ area of Washington, D.C. incorporated a new landscape design for the grounds. The new landscape reflects the contemporary architecture of the building addition, with design elements and materials appropriate to South African history and culture, as well as a contemporary language of polished stone and glass.