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 […]
West Orenco is a 422-unit high-density housing project with excellent connection to public transport. Our design balances sustainability through wetland mitigation and storm water swales with community spaces such as a pool deck and patio and a 2-acre park.
A restored wetland and grove of existing trees form the natural outdoor education classroom for children in the Oleson Woods community.
North Main village is a nationally acclaimed mixed-use project with condominiums, apartments and retails, designed to encourage sustainable urban growth and quality of life. In this spirit, we emphasized stormwater treatment through an art and community plaza and a green stormwater runoff demonstration street.
A mix of sedums, fescues, wildflowers, perennials and ornamental grasses resemble an open meadow atop the Multnomah County Building. The green roof, winner of a People’s Choice Award, is highlighted by a public viewing area with interpretation boards describing the design, construction process and environmental benefits.
The Borealis Apartments includes an array of sustainable features as well as a “green screen” on the building facade. The landscaped wall provides shade, screens rain and minimizes the wind on the building. Moreover, it provides health benefits for residents by filtering air from nearby automobile traffic.
To top off the well-known Michael Graves building icon in downtown Portland, we designed a green roof that includes the main and penthouse rooftops. The green roof is a symbol of Portland’s commitment to sustainable development. Stormwater runoff will be monitored by The Bureau of Environmental Services for the City of Portland.