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...
Quincy’s new Hancock Adams Common, designed by landscape architects Halvorson Design with project manager Woodard & Curran, was honored with the 2018 Planning Project Award by the American Planning Association (APA) Massachusetts chapter. The APA MA Awards program recognizes outstanding projects, people and organizations, which have made “a significant contribution to the field of planning.”
In this opinion piece for Metropolis Magazine, The Architectural Team’s Michael Liu addresses the need for Boston to “move beyond project-by-project responses to rising sea levels.” He cites recent and ongoing efforts, such as Clippership Wharf an innovative multi-family residential development designed by TAT with landscape architecture by Halvorson Design for developer Lendlease that features a living shoreline and other strategic site design measures to protect against storm surges and flooding.
One of the city’s most anticipated street redesigns—the Allen Street Reconstruction in Buffalo’s historic Allentown district—is about to break ground. The reconstruction, designed by Halvorson Design and Bergmann Associates, gives the street a new look and feel, with mountable curbs and removable bollards to provide flexibility and seamless bike/ped flow during special events and festivals.