Design for Living
In our recovering economy, where municipal and private officials charged with maintaining and developing spaces such as parks and public gardens not only must offer attractive venues, but also keep a sharp eye on their budgets, how the space is furnished can often be the key element leading to financial stability and community satisfaction.
A Dream Realized
Until 2012, children at Bayard Taylor Elementary School in Philadelphia exercised and played on a blacktop resembling a derelict parking lot. It was scarcely better than nothing, as there is no other safe place to play outdoors within a 10-block radius of the school.
Atwater Valley Community School
Education officials in Merced County, Calif., had wanted for years to find a more suitable home for the alternative school campus the county runs in Atwater.
A Park Reborn
Callaghan Park, in Watsonville, Calif., had deteriorated over the years, but thanks to the efforts of a concerned city government, an engaged community and the good work of SSA Landscape Architects of Santa Cruz, it is now safe, family-friendly and a jewel near the center of the city’s downtown area.
Hal Brown Park
In 1974, the Marin County, Calif. community of Kentfield felt so strongly about preserving a 26-acre parcel of land that contained a salt marsh and upland areas that they voted to tax themselves!
From Custom To Campus Standard
As a necessity and as with probably all colleges and universities, University of Massachusetts Amhurst has installed a network of outdoor site furnishings.
A Park for All
In the end,Todd Beamer stood for patriotism, decisive action and heroic sacrifice. But before he uttered that now-famous call to action—“Let’s roll”—on United Airlines Flight 93 on Sept. 11, 2001, Todd Beamer stood for family.
The Art of Beautifying a Campus
Custom-designed sculptures create inspiring site furnishings on the on the campus of High Point University.
DuMor Benches as Art
WRAL's Scott Mason takes a look at sculptures designed for High Point University's WOW program. The 14 figures are the work of Charlotte-based sculptor Jon Hare.
Retail Traffic Article
Exhibitors at the Trade Expo at ICSC’s RECon will be marketing to a very tough audience. Competition among firms showcasing their latest products and services is likely to be intense as retailers and developers continue to tighten their belts.