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This tree box filter by StormTree was installed as a cost-effective water quality & infiltration tool at the Phoenix Apartments affordable housing project in Providence. More details and construction install pictures here.
MBD provided site sustainability consulting for Concord Riverwalk, and last week we had the pleasure of touring the project for the first time since its completion. Although difficult to see the site/landscaping due to snow, the project was stunning
Nice profile of the Steel Yard by World Landscape Architecture – including a few sweet pictures – check it out HERE!
On November 23 ABC National News featured the Box Office, home to Morris Beacon Design (we were also the project’s civil engineer), as part of an article about shipping container architecture in the US. Read it here…
In-progress bioretention construction at Olney Village, a Providence scattered site affordable housing infill project for Olneyville Housing with ICON Architecture. This site includes 13 units in four new buildings, one building is mixed-use with a m
Pics are below from a recently installed tree box filter at a 29-site affordable housing rehab project in Providence. The unit by Storm-Tree will filter and infiltrate runoff from a small 9-space parking lot next to a rehabbed mixed-use building, … Continue reading
I was thrilled to attend yesterday’s ceremony honoring the announcement of EPA funding for the Paul Cuffee School brownfield remediation project – which will transform a Providence brownfield into a new parking lot and playing field for the exist
2011 CNU Charter Award honorary mention – holding up quite well as residents settle in.
Better Cities and Towns, the new incarnation of New Urban News, featured an in-depth story on the Box Office in their latest issue including interviews with Jonathan Ford, Peter Gill Case, and Joe Haskett. Read the story below or check … Continue reading