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Tom Lee Park to break ground at Cutbank Bluff on December 9

Dec 3, 2020

Decades in the making, the new Tom Lee Park designed by Studio Gang and SCAPE will break ground next Wednesday, December 9 at 3 PM CST. The ceremony will be virtual—register here, mark your calendar and watch the ceremony live on the Facebook page of the Memphis River Parks Partnership. Work will begin at Cutbank

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SCAPE hosts webinar on the role of coarse-grain beaches in climate adaptation

Nov 10, 2020

What’s a coarse grain beach, and what does it have to do with climate change? In addition to other forms of shoreline restoration and nature-based infrastructure, coarse grain beaches—often composed of gravel, cobble and shell—have played an important role in historic Bay Area ecologies, creating critical habitat space as well as shoreline protection. In response

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SCAPE is Hiring!

Nov 5, 2020

SCAPE is currently looking for self-motivated, inspired, and team-oriented interns for our Spring 2021 Internship.

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Red Hook Library honored in NYC Public Design Commission’s 38th Design Awards

Oct 29, 2020

The Red Hook branch of Brooklyn Public Library, designed by Levenbetts and SCAPE, was honored in the NYC Public Design Commission’s (PDC) 38th Design Awards. This comprehensive renovation transforms a one-story 1970s-era library into an iconic neighborhood resource with multi-generational programming to meet the needs of the surrounding community. Given the library’s location in the

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Final report released for Climate Ready Dorchester

Oct 29, 2020

Today, the City of Boston released the final report for Climate Ready Dorchester—a study that proposes strategies to equitably reduce flood risk in Dorchester, the largest and most diverse neighborhood in Boston. In collaboration with a large team including TetraTech, Utile, All Aces, Inc., Woods Hole Group, and Nitsch Engineering, SCAPE focused on strategies that

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Greenpoint Library and Environmental Education Center opens to the public

Oct 20, 2020

This morning, the new LEED-Gold, Marble Fairbanks and SCAPE-designed Greenpoint Library and Environmental Education Center opened for business. The ribbon-cutting was held in a socially-distanced ceremony livecast on Brooklyn Public Library’s Facebook page. While due to the Coronavirus the library is only open initially for limited lobby service, the completion and opening of the branch

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SCAPE Is Hiring!

Oct 20, 2020

SCAPE is currently seeking to hire for the positions of Associate and Project Designer. _ SCAPE is currently seeking to hire a designer with 3-5 years experience for the position of Project Manager/Project Designer. Please view the full job listing and requirements here. To apply, please send a portfolio (no larger than 5MB), resume and

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Kate on the future of public landscapes after Covid in The New York Times

Sep 14, 2020

In this weekend’s New York Times, Kate spoke with author James Russell about the future of public landscapes after Covid, which has transformed the uses and design of the built environment across the globe. “I see large connective landscapes as combating the isolation and interiority of Covid. We need transformative landscapes that really burst open

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SCAPE and Dr. Don Boesch envision the future coast of Louisiana

Aug 6, 2020

Yesterday, Kate joined WWNO’s Tegan Wendland for a virtual event on the Washington Post Live, Conservation and Sustainability, to discuss SCAPE’s collaboration with Dr. Don Boesch and the Walton Family Foundation on a vision for the Louisiana coast with fully implemented restoration. The segment also included Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland; Christiana Figueres, former

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