Landscape Planning for Cemeteries: Creating Longevity through Beauty, Harmony and Innovation

Landscape Planning for Cemeteries: Creating Longevity through Beauty, Harmony and Innovation

In this special four-part article we'll discuss Halvorson Design’s long-standing relationship with Mount Auburn Cemetery, from master plan to various implementation projects; highlight our experience solving similar challenges for smaller or municipal-owned cemeteries; and explore the numerous ways Halvorson Design can help cemeteries respond to emerging trends.

MassHousing closes on $11.2 M in affordable housing financing

MassHousing closes on $11.2 M in affordable housing financing

NEREJ announced recently that MassHousing closed on a total of $11.2 million in affordable housing financing to WinnCompanies for the development of 22 new rental housing units and 30 new condominiums on the waterfront. The Clippership Apartments and Clippership Condominiums, designed by The Architectural Team with landscape architecture by Halvorson Design, will create new homes for households across a broad range of incomes.

Construction complete for Mount Auburn Cemetery’s Bigelow Chapel expansion and renovation

Construction complete for Mount Auburn Cemetery’s Bigelow Chapel expansion and renovation

NEREJ announced that Shawmut has completed construction on the restoration and expansion of Bigelow Chapel at Mount Auburn Cemetery. The renovation and new addition were designed by William Rawn Associates Architects, with landscape architecture by Halvorson Design, who also designed the Asa Gray Garden, which is visible from the new addition.

Governor Announces Production and Preservation of 1,500 Housing Units Across State

Governor Announces Production and Preservation of 1,500 Housing Units Across State

Governor Charlie Baker announced the 2019 Affordable Rental Housing Awards, which will support the preservation and production of 1,581 rental units, including 1,349 affordable units. Projects advanced through this initiative include Phase 2 of the Whittier Choice Neighborhood, designed by The Architectural Team with landscape architecture by Halvorson Design.

River House opening highlights Providence as a “City on the Rise”

River House opening highlights Providence as a “City on the Rise”

City and State officials gathered to celebrate the ribbon cutting for the new River House at South Street Landing, a transformative P3 project developed by GMH Capital Partners and Wexford Science & Technology, LLC with architecture by SGA and landscape architecture by Halvorson Design.

Neurosciences Center planned for Yale’s St. Raphael campus in New Haven

Neurosciences Center planned for Yale’s St. Raphael campus in New Haven

Yale New Haven Hospital announced the launch of a major healthcare investment on its Saint Raphael campus in New Haven. The $838 million project would include two new patient facilities, designed by architects Shepley Bulfinch with landscape architecture by Halvorson Design, and focus on innovation in the neurosciences.