The Kaiser Permanente Gateway Medical Office Building is a big-box retail re-use project within City of Portland Pedestrian Enhancement and design development overlay zones, pursuing LEED Gold in Healthcare and designed to achieve the objectives of Kaiser’s Total Health Environments Initiative. The Staff Respite area includes varied seating opportunities around a bocce ball court for […]
Recently completed, Phase I of a 3 Phase Mixed-Use Development located at the corner of 33rd and Broadway in Portland, Oregon, the first 4.5 acres of a 6 acre site contains 211 units of housing, a grocery store, assorted retail and food services spaces. The landscape features on this brownfield site include a pedestrian plaza, […]
Our goal for this medical center project was to retain as much of the existing, native vegetation on site as possible and to incorporate a majority of native plants into the new landscaping. Site features included a “stormwater feature”, which will replicate a natural stream bed with multiple water falls; a healing garden located adjacent […]
Sequoia Landing is a 2.39 acre, 40-unit, work-force housing development owned by the Housing Authority of Thurston County. Our approach to creating a sustainable and attractive project was to develop the storm water swale, which would run through the central parking median, into a focal point complete with rain garden plaza. Native plantings combined with […]
Macdonald Environmental Planning is acting as the green roof Consultant on this Veterans Administration Acute Care Nursing home at American Lakes Hospital in Tacoma, WA. The green roof was installed on approximately 30,000 square foot roof with planting media depths ranging from 3 inches over the majority of the roof to 7 inches at the […]
This affordable housing project for the Thurston County Housing Authority included a special storm water spillway that moved through the walkway and between the parking and the buildings and finally terminating at a Rainwater Celebration Plaza. This feature created a unique opportunity to incorporate native plantings for a naturalized landscape. The Client was committed to […]
Humboldt Gardens was a Hope VI, affordable housing project for the Housing Authority of Portland, which included a mixed use building that achieved LEED Silver certification from the USGBC. As Landscape Architect we collaborated with the Civil Engineer to develop an award winning approach to a Green Street treatment for stormwater. The plantings for the […]
Eastlake Village was a 56 unit affordable housing project for Central Oregon Regional Housing Authority (CORHA) situated on 5 acres in Bend, Oregon. We provided the irrigation, landscape and play area design for this project.
This 537 Unit Condominium Conversion at the Portland Center vintage 1967 includes roof top plazas & extensive site landscape re-imaging.
Mountain View Hospital undertook a new addition and remodel of the existing building and acute care unit in Madras, Oregon. Our approach was to update the appearance of the grounds to reflect the Central Oregon landscape in a sustainable way. Our careful selection of native, cold and drought tolerant plants, local broken top stone and […]