Mercer Cemetery Park: Seating Area

Mercer Cemetery Park: Seating Area

Trenton, NJ

Conversion of a 19th Century cemetery to an urban park for passive enjoyment by repairing gravestones, planting, adding benches, and identifying the graves of notable citizens from Trenton's past. A favorite gathering place at lunchtime for nearby office workers.

Mercer Cemetery Park: New Entrance

Mercer Cemetery Park: New Entrance

Trenton, NJ

Conversion of a 19th Century cemetery to an urban park for passive enjoyment by repairing gravestones, planting, adding benches, and identifying the graves of notable citizens from Trenton's past. A favorite gathering place at lunchtime for nearby office workers.

One Peachtree

One Peachtree

Atlanta, GA

An urban streetscape and plaza in downtown Atlanta with trees, water, sculpture and seating connected to the city with a colonnade of winged elm street trees.

Marina Square: Upper Terrace

Marina Square: Upper Terrace

Republic of Singapore

The landscape design creates a 25-acre roof garden on four levels with public plazas, park spaces and streetscape. The building structure is extended on shaded decks with trees, water, paving and vines.

Marina Square: Terrace View

Marina Square: Terrace View

Republic of Singapore

The landscape design creates a 25-acre roof garden on four levels with public plazas, park spaces and streetscape. The building structure is extended on shaded decks with trees, water, paving and vines.

Marina Square: Water Stair

Marina Square: Water Stair

Republic of Singapore

The landscape design creates a 25-acre roof garden on four levels with public plazas, park spaces and streetscape. The building structure is extended on shaded decks with trees, water, paving and vines.

Singapore Intl Convention Center

Singapore Intl Convention Center

Republic of Singapore

Urban plaza executed at street level above a sunken fountain/plaza space and on two other levels as roof gardens. Street trees shade and cool the busy space while the quiet, secret gardens on the roof provide a respite from the active street life below.

Hoboken South Waterfront Park: Promenade

Hoboken South Waterfront Park: Promenade

Hoboken, NJ

This award winning Pier A Park, recently voted one of the 10 best urban parks in the United States by the Urban Land Institute, contains 5 acres of recreational public open space, as part of the 26-acre waterfront park. It is an unparalleled example of sustainable urban tree planting technology.

Hoboken South Waterfront Park: Fountain

Hoboken South Waterfront Park: Fountain

Hoboken, NJ

This award winning Pier A Park, recently voted one of the 10 best urban parks in the United States by the Urban Land Institute, contains 5 acres of recreational public open space, as part of the 26-acre waterfront park. It is an unparalleled example of sustainable urban tree planting technology.

Hoboken South Waterfront Park: Pier A Park

Hoboken South Waterfront Park: Pier A Park

Hoboken, NJ

This award winning Pier A Park, recently voted one of the 10 best urban parks in the United States by the Urban Land Institute, contains 5 acres of recreational public open space, as part of the 26-acre waterfront park. It is an unparalleled example of sustainable urban tree planting technology.

Hoboken South Waterfront Park: Pier A Park Grove

Hoboken South Waterfront Park: Pier A Park Grove

Hoboken, NJ

This award winning Pier A Park, recently voted one of the 10 best urban parks in the United States by the Urban Land Institute, contains 5 acres of recreational public open space, as part of the 26-acre waterfront park. It is an unparalleled example of sustainable urban tree planting technology.

Boyd Park: Canal Locks

Boyd Park: Canal Locks

New Brunswick, NJ

A public park on the Raritan River incorporating the historic D & R Canal Outlet Locks and the Rutgers boathouse with paths, bosques, open space and concessions buildings. The parks system of pedestrian and bicycle paths connects to a 46-mile recreational path.

Constitution Gardens: Lake View

Constitution Gardens: Lake View

Washington, DC

A 40-acre park on the National Mall, north of the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool, composed of gently contoured meadows, a seven-acre lake, a spreading irregular canopy of trees, and sinuous paths. A collaborative design with SOM.

Constitution Gardens: Azaleas

Constitution Gardens: Azaleas

Washington, DC

A 40-acre park on the National Mall, north of the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool, composed of gently contoured meadows, a seven-acre lake, a spreading irregular canopy of trees, and sinuous paths. A collaborative design with SOM.

Korean War Veterans Memorial: Fountain Grove

Korean War Veterans Memorial: Fountain Grove

Washington, DC

Plantings are the linking elements defining a continuous experience for the visitor in a sequential arrangement ending in a circular grove of clipped trees.

Korean War Veterans Memorial: Entry

Korean War Veterans Memorial: Entry

Washington, DC

Plantings are the linking elements defining a continuous experience for the visitor in a sequential arrangement ending in a circular grove of clipped trees.

Korean War Veterans Memorial: Soldiers

Korean War Veterans Memorial: Soldiers

Washington, DC

Plantings are the linking elements defining a continuous experience for the visitor in a sequential arrangement ending in a circular grove of clipped trees. Rodinesque soldiers by Frank Gaylord

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The Mall, Washington, DC

Served as landscape architectural consultant on the design team to integrate the memorial into the topography and tree pattern of the Constitution Gardens. Receives over one million visitors per year.

"Topo" - Charlotte Coliseum Artwork

Charlotte, NC

An artwork collaboration with Maya Lin located at the entrance to the Hornets stadium. The sloping median suggested a giant whimsical game board.

"Topo" - Charlotte Coliseum Artwork: Topiary balls

Charlotte, NC

An artwork collaboration with Maya Lin located at the entrance to the Hornets stadium. The sloping median suggested a giant whimsical game board.

Metrotech Commons: Myrtle Promenade

Metrotech Commons: Myrtle Promenade

Brooklyn, NY

In the center of an eight block urban office park, civic spaces are linked by pedestrian streets. The central Commons is a venue for public art, performances and daily casual gatherings.

Metrotech Commons: Brooklyn Polytech

Metrotech Commons: Brooklyn Polytech

Brooklyn, NY

In the center of an eight block urban office park, civic spaces are linked by pedestrian streets. The central Commons is a venue for public art, performances and daily casual gatherings.

Metrotech Commons: Honeylocust Bosque

Metrotech Commons: Honeylocust Bosque

Brooklyn, NY

In the center of an eight block urban office park, civic spaces are linked by pedestrian streets. The central Commons is a venue for public art, performances and daily casual gatherings.

Boyd Park: Concession

Boyd Park: Concession

New Brunswick, NJ

A public park on the Raritan River incorporating the historic D & R Canal Outlet Locks and the Rutgers boathouse with paths, bosques, open space and concessions buildings. The parks system of pedestrian and bicycle paths connects to a 46-mile recreational path.

Songdo: Tower View

Songdo: Tower View

Incheon, South Korea

Songdo Landmark City, Districts 6 & 8, is a comprehensive 1500-acre multi-use new city master plan along the sea. The vision reduces vehicular dependency while weaving together communities, parks, open-space, pedestrian and bikeway circulation with green corridors.

Songdo: Master Plan

Songdo: Master Plan

Incheon, South Korea

Songdo Landmark City, Districts 6 & 8, is a comprehensive 1500-acre multi-use new city master plan along the sea. The vision reduces vehicular dependency while weaving together communities, parks, open-space, pedestrian and bikeway circulation with green corridors.

NJ 9/11 MEMORIAL

NJ 9/11 MEMORIAL

Jersey City, NJ

In collaboration with the New Jersey 9/11 memorial designers Jessica Jamroz and Frederic Schwartz, a rise of earth was created sliced by the memorial walls oriented toward the Trade Center Tower site from Liberty State Park. Trees were used as framing elements underscored through an entry tree bosque juxtaposing the monumental memorial walls.

NJ 9/11 MEMORIAL

NJ 9/11 MEMORIAL

Jersey City, NJ

In collaboration with the New Jersey 9/11 memorial designers Jessica Jamroz and Frederic Schwartz, a rise of earth was created sliced by the memorial walls oriented toward the Trade Center Tower site from Liberty State Park. Trees were used as framing elements underscored through an entry tree bosque juxtaposing the monumental memorial walls.

CIVICHOBOKEN SEPTEMBER 11 MEMORIAL

CIVICHOBOKEN SEPTEMBER 11 MEMORIAL

Hoboken, NJ

Sheltered within the Hoboken 9/11 Living Memorial tree grove, a previous Arnold Associates design, this quiet memorial provides a tangible remembrance of the 56 Hoboken citizen victims of the September 11 attacks. In collaboration with Demetri Sarantitis architect, this design aligns the Living Memorial trees and World Trade Center site with silently standing glass pillars as sentinels within layered with landscape.

TRENTON STATE PARKING GARAGE

TRENTON STATE PARKING GARAGE

Trenton, NJ

Working with limited structural loads, an intensive 4-acre roof design was created over the Statehouse Parking Garage. Special design of soils for reduced weight were created and placed to permit sustained growth of shade tree groves in this downtown roof park space adjacent to the statehouse.

SHANGHAI EXPO CENTER

SHANGHAI EXPO CENTER

Shanghai, China

Eight acres of extensive roof gardens with underlying landscaped terraces down to the street landscape make up this 3 million SF mixed-use commercial, residential, office and hotel complex designed by John Portman and Associates.

Competitions

ARCS OF SHADE : (WAMO) WASHINGTON MONUMENT COMPETITION

ARCS OF SHADE : (WAMO) WASHINGTON MONUMENT COMPETITION

Washington, DC

An international ideas competition for the revisioning the Mall around the Washington Monument, Arcs of Shade was one of six finalist designs to be recognized. The proposal pays homage to the formal L'Enfant and McMillan Plan visions while modernizing uses, reforesting around the monument providing shade with formal and informal spaces for various activities such as sitting, talking, jogging, eating, walking and laying about. Water steps extend the Lincoln Reflecting Pool up toward the monument encouraging aeration and cycling of the Reflecting Pool water.

WASHINGTON MONUMENT COMPETITION

WASHINGTON MONUMENT COMPETITION

Washington, DC

Arnold Associates was one of four invited designers to improve visitor circulation and security protection of of the Washington Monument. Preserving the prairie lawn around the memorial, a low "Ha-Ha" wall was nestled around the monument within the landscape integrated with pedestrian walks. Collaborating with Tsao and McKnown Architects, a below ground visitor center reduced the visual impact but maintained connecting monument views through oculus skylights.