LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE, PLANNING + URBAN DESIGN
Halvorson Design is a Boston-based firm providing professional landscape architectural, site planning and urban design services to a broad range of public, private and institutional clients. Since its founding in 1980, the firm has helped clients realize their goals with exemplary landscapes and urban open spaces that resonate and inspire.
Halvorson Design’s collaborative approach and attention to detail have earned the firm a national reputation for responsive, imaginative and sustainable designs that endure and adapt to the evolving nature of our environments.
IN THE NEWS...
The City of Portsmouth hosted its first public meeting in December to share conceptual designs and gather public input related to the North Mill Pond Trail and Greenway project.
Halvorson Design is leading a team that includes engineers Tighe & Bond and DeRosa Environmental to develop a linear greenway along the North Mill Pond as well as a new 1-acre community park between Maplewood and Market Streets. The greenway will feature a new multi-use path for bicycles and pedestrians that extends from Bartlett to Market Street.
In December, Mount Auburn Cemetery unveiled the newly restored and expanded Bigelow Chapel, capping off a year of improvements designed to enhance the site and buildings at one of New England’s most famous historic sites.
The renovation and addition, designed by William Rawn Associates with landscape architecture by Halvorson Design, introduced an updated crematory as well as a new multi-use event space overlooking the re-imagined Asa Gray Garden, also designed by Halvorson.
Halvorson Design and Worcester Polytechnic Institute received the 2018 AIA Central Massachusetts Merit Award for the WPI Quad and Wedge Dining Terrace. These transformative projects were the first project implemented in the conceptual framework plan developed by Halvorson Design.