We recently attended the ribbon cutting of the newly restored Lotta Fountain on the Charles River Esplanade. The fountain is named for renowned animal-lover and philanthropist Charlotte 'Lotta' Crabtree, and provides a place for pets and their owners to relax and enjoy the park.
BOSTON, MA: In recognition of his extensive design expertise and leadership in the field, Robert Uhlig, President and CEO of Halvorson Design Partnership, has been elevated to the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Council of Fellows for 2017. The FASLA title is the highest honor awarded to a landscape architect and recognizes an individual’s exceptional accomplishments over a sustained period of time.
Debuting at this year's Spring Meeting in Seattle, the Urban Land Institute has just released it's report, Harvesting the Value of Water: Stormwater, Green Infrastructure, and Real Estate. The detailed study includes data and analysis looking at water management mechanisms and green infrastructure as it relates to real estate value and operating efficiency. Our project at Atlantic Wharf is featured as a case study in these strategies.
If you've been to Quincy Center lately, you will have noticed that Hancock Adams Green is starting to look like a welcoming urban town center. Construction has been moving forward steadily, and with spring officially here, it will continue at a rapid pace.
NASHUA — City officials are kicking off a master planning project this week that will develop a new vision for the downtown waterfront area.
“I think Nashua’s riverfront is an amazing amenity that we haven’t had the ability to capitalize on yet, even though there are some really great ideas,” said Sarah Marchant, community development director.
Boston has almost 7.5 million square feet of designated, off-street parking space. Wide swaths of concrete, asphalt and steel, often spattered with oil from vehicles and salt from roadways.
The parking facilities in the city — and across the country — have long been land hogs. But that is changing, reports the U.S. Green Building Council.
Halvorson Design has been nominated for the Mayor's Greenovate Boston Awards and we would appreciate YOUR vote to become a finalist! Go to the Greenovate Boston page (http://www.greenovateboston.org/greenovate_awards), sign up to complete the survey and vote for Halvorson Design in the "Trees, Open Space and Landscape" category.
We appreciate your support as we continue to make sustainable, positive changes in the City of Boston at the new City Hall Plaza, Atlantic Wharf, Clippership Wharf and the Boston Architectural College's Green Alley.