CAMPUS MASTER PLANS: COLUMBUS STATE

CAMPUS MASTER PLANS: COLUMBUS STATE

Columbus, OH

The landscape open space and circulation part of the master plan allows expansion that respects the environmental character of the land and enhances outdoor spaces. Automobile related circulation and parking are contained to improve pedestrian activity.

CAMPUS MASTER PLANS: NORFOLK STATE

CAMPUS MASTER PLANS: NORFOLK STATE

Valdosta, GA

A landscape master plan shaping and reinforcing the open spaces of the campus with trees used structurally, and lower plantings to complement the spatial character. All pedestrian circulation routes are shaded, and bicycle traffic is separated on main walking routes.

CAMPUS MASTER PLANS: VALDOSTA STATE

CAMPUS MASTER PLANS: VALDOSTA STATE

Norfolk, VA

A campus landscape master plan defining open spaces, pedestrian movement, a visually satisfying storm drainage approach, and promoting trees and plantings to shade walkways and to cool pavement and buildings.

PROTOTYPE SCHOOLS P.S. 20, OUTDOOR LEARNING

PROTOTYPE SCHOOLS P.S. 20, OUTDOOR LEARNING

Queens, NY

These three public school sites in Queens and The Bronx are designed as spatial extensions of the building to fashion an outdoor play area permitting the enjoyment of shade and contact with nature -- not experienced by most city school children.

PROTOTYPE SCHOOLS P.S. 20, COURTYARD

PROTOTYPE SCHOOLS P.S. 20, COURTYARD

Queens, NY

These three public school sites in Queens and The Bronx are designed as spatial extensions of the building to fashion an outdoor play area permitting the enjoyment of shade and contact with nature -- not experienced by most city school children.

PROTOTYPE SCHOOLS P.S. 15

PROTOTYPE SCHOOLS P.S. 15

Bronx, NY

These three public school sites in Queens and The Bronx are designed as spatial extensions of the building to fashion an outdoor play area permitting the enjoyment of shade and contact with nature -- not experienced by most city school children.

PROTOTYPE SCHOOLS P.S. 7

PROTOTYPE SCHOOLS P.S. 7

Queens, NY

These three public school sites in Queens and The Bronx are designed as spatial extensions of the building to fashion an outdoor play area permitting the enjoyment of shade and contact with nature -- not experienced by most city school children.

STOCKTON STATE COLLEGE: ENTRY

STOCKTON STATE COLLEGE: ENTRY

Pomona, NJ

A durable landscape for academic buildings in the environmentally sensitive New Jersey Pine Barrens. Groves of open foliage trees shade buildings, while maximizing the natural light and permitting the growth of rich native groundcover plants.

STOCKTON STATE COLLEGE: AMPHITHEATER

STOCKTON STATE COLLEGE: AMPHITHEATER

Pomona, NJ

A durable landscape for academic buildings in the environmentally sensitive New Jersey Pine Barrens. Groves of open foliage trees shade buildings, while maximizing the natural light and permitting the growth of rich native groundcover plants.

RODIN MUSEUM: FALL SCENE

RODIN MUSEUM: FALL SCENE

Philadelphia, PA

Not a historic restoration, the landscape creates a stronger courtyard with subsidiary spaces. The forecourt is made an inviting shaded entry that dramatizes seasonal change.

RODIN MUSEUM: COURTYARD

RODIN MUSEUM: COURTYARD

Philadelphia, PA

Not a historic restoration, the landscape creates a stronger courtyard with subsidiary spaces. The forecourt is made an inviting shaded entry that dramatizes seasonal change.

RIVERSIDE SCHOOL

RIVERSIDE SCHOOL

Princeton, NJ

Integrating interactive play in the natural environment and formal play with play structures provides a broad depth of possibilities for creative play.

PRINCETON HOSPITAL WELCOME GARDEN

PRINCETON HOSPITAL WELCOME GARDEN

Princeton, NJ

This garden was located in the confluence of hospital entrance, parking and radiation therapy patient waiting room. Emphasis was on providing a therapy garden by isolating it from views and distractions of parking and road using hedges, trees, pool, fountain and the sculpture “Moment” by Gordon Gund. This design successfully invites people to rest and visit amid plants, water and light.

PRINCETON HOSPITAL HEALING AND MEDITATION GARDENS

PRINCETON HOSPITAL HEALING AND MEDITATION GARDENS

Princeton, NJ

These gardens continue Princeton Hospital's goal to connect patients and employees with their outdoor environment and promote healing. Utilizing current research, spaces were designed to promote human interaction and immersion with nature through water, seating, shade, flower and fauna.

STANWORTH COMMONS - PRINCETON UNIVERSITY FACULTY HOUSING

STANWORTH COMMONS - PRINCETON UNIVERSITY FACULTY HOUSING

Princeton, NJ

Existing faculty housing of the 1950's within a mature forest canopy was renovated to a new LEED Gold multifamily garden community complex for Princeton faculty. The site design integrated the new community into an existing historic neighborhood linking the Stanworth residents to the Princeton campus through pedestrian/bicycle links and connection to adjacent YMCA/YWCA facilities. Utilizing existing building foundations, the architects, Torti Gallus + Partners minimized site disturbance and maximized tree preservation. Up to 60% of viable trees were preserved enhanced with over 500 next generation trees while providing community greens, play areas, picnic pavilions and community walking paths under mature tree canopy.