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 […]
The Red Rock Center was originally a commercial shopping center with numerous leased spaces planned in the Tigard Triangle area. Since the development slow down it has been refocused to provide Medical and Dental Offices, Drive in Banking and flex space. The Landscaping needed to address the sensitive wetlands at the corner of SW 72nd […]
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 […]
Located in Sisters, Oregon – the South Valley Bank & Trust displays a drought tolerant landscape that closely resembles the native forest that surrounds the City of Sisters. Site features include multiple bioswales for stormwater treatment and Large Ponderosa Pines that were protected during construction to provide habitat for wildlife.
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.