World Landscape Architecture Month: 4 Inspirational Designers

Heather Diemer - Monday, April 23, 2018
Inspiration is everywhere and once discovered it can be the foundation for all of your designs. Our team took some time this month, World Landscape Architecture Month, to recognize an influential person in their career. Here’s what some of them had to share: Meghan Shomper’s influence comes from Dan Urban Kiley (https://tclf.org/sites/default/files/microsites/kiley-legacy/index.html) who said, “Should not the role of design be to reconnect human beings with their space on their land?” (https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b9/Fountain_of_the_Great_Lakes_by_Lorado_Taft_-_Art_Institute_of_Chigao_-_2.jpg) Art Institute of Chicago, South Garden - Photo By Daderot [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons Meg shares her st [Read more] 

Under Construction: Senior Living Facility in Devon

Heather Diemer - Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Six months into construction, our senior living project along E. Conestoga Road in Tredyffrin Township is taking shape. The project includes redeveloping a 2.75 acre commercial property into a new 5-story, 193-bed Brightview Life Care Facility with exterior amenities including a street landscaping and lighting, a green roof, rooftop garden and independent living garden. Project Numbers 40,000 sf footprint, total building 182,000 gross sf 99 parking spaces, including covered parking 2 rain gardens Well landscaped with 72 deciduous trees, 47 evergreens trees, 731 shrubs, 405 perennials Stormwater Installation and Observation The existing site was void of all stormwater controls. Through the implementation and util [Read more] 

7 Steps to Clean Up Your Yard and Improve Water Quality

Heather Diemer - Thursday, April 05, 2018
Spring has finally arrived! It seems we have been waiting for spring since the groundhog saw his shadow back in February and predicted 6 more weeks of winter. Who knew he would actually be right and just a little off by predicting only 6 more weeks? It's time to walk out the door, breathe in spring air and start your yard and garden care. Here are some helpful tips to get you started and improve water quality both locally and globally. 1. Pick-Up Pick-up any trash that might have blown in during the plethora of nor’easters we had. Collect and gather fallen leaves, twigs and stray garden cuttings. These are a great addition to your compost pile. By cleaning them up you also keep them from getting washed into the storm syst [Read more] 

Coming Soon to Chester County - A New Comprehensive Plan

Heather Diemer - Tuesday, April 03, 2018
The Chester County Planning Commission is in the process of updating its Countywide Comprehensive Plan. By the end of this year, the new plan, Landscapes3, will replace the current Comprehensive Plan, Landscapes2 (http://www.chescoplanning.org/CompPlan/Ls2Plan.cfm). What is the County Comprehensive Plan and why is it important for what we do? The Comprehensive Plan is a planning document that serves as an important resource for municipalities, developers, design consultants and the residents of Chester County. It establishes a series of development and preservation goals and objectives as well as implementation strategies and guidelines to help achieve them. The Plan is an important tool that helps shape the communities within the County. What are th [Read more] 


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