Living Breakwaters wins 2023 Obel Award

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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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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Environmental justice as core curriculum: Launch School and partners unveil vision for new 7-acre campus at Floyd Bennett Field

May 5, 2023

Today, we joined partners and elected officials to unveil a vision for The Launch School at Floyd Bennett Field—a new 7-acre high school campus with anti-racism, climate action, sustainable food systems, environmental justice, and experiential learning as key aspects of its core curriculum. Located on a former airfield along the tidal shores of Jamaica Bay,

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Reimagined Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts opens in Little Rock

Apr 24, 2023

After years of design and construction, the reimagined Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts reopened to the public this weekend in Little Rock. In collaboration with Studio Gang, SCAPE designed an 11-acre landscape that nests the new museum in a lush, forested environment. Featuring 2,200 linear feet of added paths, the landscape features a matrix of

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2023 Coastal Master Plan unanimously approved by CPRA Board

Apr 19, 2023

Today, the Board of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) unanimously approved the 2023 Coastal Master Plan—a living document that guides and summarizes the state’s coastwide investments in risk reduction and restoration projects, now in its fourth edition and required by law to be updated every six years. Since 2007, the plan has

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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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Town Branch Commons wins two ASLA chapter awards

Apr 12, 2023

We’re honored to share that Town Branch Commons received two chapter awards this week: first, an Honor Award in Constructed Work in ASLA Kentucky’s 2023 Design Awards; and second, a Merit Award in General Design from the ASLA Southeast Regional Conference (SERC). Developed over a decade of partnership with government, landowners, and residents, Town Branch

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