Tag Archives: Sustainable Stormwater

Grant Park Village


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, […]

Nuevo Amanecer


As a part of this Rehabilitation Project for the Community Partners for Affordable Housing in Woodburn, OR, Macdonald Environmental Planning prepared Landscape Renovation and Irrigation Plans for the 94-unit, 11 acre site. Specific features which were previously unaddressed included Stormwater Swales, a Neighborhood Park, and Bus Stops.

Multnomah County Library Ecoroof


Portland’s historic downtown library is now a “green building”. We began by conducting a feasibility evaluation on tray and unit type green roof construction products. Our final design for the green roof included a 3-inch thick tray system with built-in irrigation. The plant palette included a variety of extremely drought tolerant sedums.