Living Breakwaters wins 2023 Obel Award

Sep 14, 2023

We’re excited to share that Living Breakwaters has won the 2023 Obel Award in the focus area of ADAPTATION. Read a statement from our Founder, Kate Orff below: “Winning an architecture prize is important for a project like this, which involved so many different people working together with a shared purpose. It is a true

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Kate Orff named to TIME 100 Most Influential People in the World

Apr 13, 2023

TIME named Kate Orff to the 2023 TIME 100, its annual list of the most influential people in the world. Widely recognized as a leading voice in landscape architecture, urban design, and climate adaptation in a global context, Orff joins a class of preeminent figures in politics, technology, philanthropy, media, business, entertainment, and beyond. The

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China Basin Park opens in San Francisco’s new waterfront neighborhood

Apr 26, 2024

The Mission Rock Partners development team, a collaboration of the San Francisco Giants, Tishman Speyer and the Port of San Francisco, were joined by San Francisco Mayor London Breed on April 25 to mark the grand opening of China Basin Park, the new central gathering place and regional destination in the Mission Rock neighborhood. Designed

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SCAPE announces 2024 promotions

Jan 2, 2024

In recognition of their professional excellence, leadership, and continued contributions to the growth and success of the firm, SCAPE is pleased to announce the promotion of 15 individuals across our New York, New Orleans, and San Francisco offices: Will Klassen is promoted to Chief of Staff. Alaleh Rouhi is promoted to Senior Associate. Meghann Dubie

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Enterprise Research Campus breaks ground in Boston

Nov 7, 2023

Last week, SCAPE joined the Harvard Allston Land Company and Tishman Speyer to break ground on the Enterprise Research Campus (ERC) in Boston’s Allston neighborhood. The ERC will be a new mixed-use development near Harvard’s expanding Allston Campus, which includes residential areas, office and lab space, a hotel, a conference center, and restaurant and retail

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City of Jacksonville launches Resilient Jacksonville Strategy

Oct 24, 2023

Earlier this month, The City of Jacksonville launched the Resilient Jacksonville Strategy, a 50-year roadmap to prepare Jacksonville for climate change, population growth, and urban development. Working on a team led by The Water Institute, and in collaboration with Halff, Fernleaf, and Acuity Design Group, Inc., SCAPE led the development of a place-based strategy, facilitated

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SCAPE at ASLA 2023; Minneapolis, MN; October 27-30

SCAPE at ASLA 2023

Oct 23, 2023

At this year’s ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture in Minneapolis, SCAPE is participating in six panels and one practice basecamp. From building living shorelines to writing landscape curricula, hear about all the ways SCAPE is innovating alongside our clients and collaborators. For those unable to attend the conference in person, follow us on Instagram for

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A Transformed Waterfront: Memphis Celebrates Completion of Tom Lee Park

Sep 8, 2023

This past weekend, Memphis River Parks Partnership (MRPP) and partners celebrated the completion of Tom Lee Park—a newly transformed 31-acre riverfront park running alongside the Mississippi River in downtown Memphis. After five years of development, the new park opened on Labor Day Weekend 2023 as the centerpiece of the city’s riverfront and a national model

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SCAPE announces mid-year promotions

Jul 5, 2023

In recognition of their professional excellence, leadership, and continued contributions to the growth and success of the firm, SCAPE is pleased to announce the promotion of seven individuals in our offices: Sylvia Barnett, RLA, is promoted to Senior Associate. Sera Tolgay, AICP, and Bryce Vogel, are promoted to Associate. Jessica Arias, Alyson Demskie, and Danny

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SCAPE joins team to design Stanford Sustainability Commons

Jun 6, 2023

The Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability announced today that they selected a team led by Studio Gang in collaboration with SCAPE and Atelier Ten to design the new Stanford Sustainability Commons, which will anchor the university’s interdisciplinary efforts to tackle urgent climate and sustainability challenges facing people and ecosystems worldwide. The ambitious project will include

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