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 […]
Our firm was asked to step in to provide re-imaging of an existing central courtyard which was viewed from a Patient Waiting Room on one side and the Staff Break Room. The challenge was to provide a design solution that screened the Staff use area from the Patient view. We removed the existing paving and […]
An “Innovative Care Campus” on the Oregon Coast in Astoria, OR; the Clatsop Care project included Memory Care Gardens, as well as Garden spaces for Bariatric and Assisted Living Care Units.
The center piece of this design is a beautiful healing garden. It features a shading arbor, quiet meditation areas, as well a labyrinth, all on the rooftop over the operating rooms. In addition, we developed the lobby courtyard area and a terrace garden.
Macdonald Environmental Planning, PC was approached by Partin & Hill Architects to provide Landscape Architectural services for this hospice project in Hillsboro, Oregon. Our design intent was to embrace the natural woodland adjacent to the project area by incorporating native plant species into the site landscaping to imitate a natural environment. Creating spaces for respite […]
Macdonald Environmental Planning was engaged on this University District campus to design the pubic courtyards for patients, staff and family members to enjoy. The courtyards were planned to promote access to natural plantings, water features and gathering areas for healing purposes. Three water features were designed to make the gardens tranquil and meditative in order […]
Shortly after completion of the Providence Milwaukie Healing Place, a new ER/MRI addition was underway and we created a beautiful drop off and entrance landscape for the building. The plantings again reflected the overal campus with a variety of flowering trees, ornamental grasses and accent plantings in pots at the front door.
The Yakima Farm Workers Agency added a Clinic in east Portland Oregon. The landscape approach was developed to help screen the busy street and place emphasis on the entrance.
The Yakima Farm Workers have been expanding their clinic footprint throughout the Pacific Northwest and we were asked to update the campus of this new addition to the Woodburn Oregon Clinic. The overall scope included an interior courtyard and water feature and the rehabilitation of the existing grounds.
This seacoast community hospital undertook the addition of a Medical Office Building with landscaping that would be salt tolerant and colorful. Our plantings included numerous perennials, ornamental grasses and seacoast plantings. The sandy soils were also taken into consideration for irrigation purposes.