PRESS: New City Hall Plaza Kicks Off Season

PRESS: New City Hall Plaza Kicks Off Season

Boston – With summer finally arriving, events at Boston’s City Hall Plaza have picked up speed, and with that comes the highly anticipated debut of the landscape and hardscape improvements associated with the new MBTA Government Center station. In collaboration with the City of Boston and the MBTA, landscape architects Halvorson Design Partnership and architect/engineer HDR, Inc. have taken the first steps towards revitalizing this significant landmark.

Bob Uhlig Honored by ASLA Council of Fellows

Bob Uhlig Honored by ASLA Council of Fellows

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.

Atlantic Wharf a Featured Case Study in ULI's Stormwater Report

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 EstateThe 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.

PRESS: Summerlong Public Art Project Shows Off $6M Renovation of Cambridge Common

PRESS: Summerlong Public Art Project Shows Off $6M Renovation of Cambridge Common

May flowers aren’t the only thing coming up in Cambridge Common this spring – public art is too. Approval at Monday’s City Council meeting to hang banners was among the final details to pin down for an installation coming in mid-May.

PRESS: Nashua Asks Residents to Help Create Vision for Riverfront

PRESS: Nashua Asks Residents to Help Create Vision for Riverfront

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. 
 

PRESS: Parking Garages Becoming Newest City Parks

PRESS: Parking Garages Becoming Newest City Parks

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.