City of Mobile releases vision for Brookley by the Bay

Feb 16, 2023

This month, the City of Mobile released an ambitious new vision for Brookley by the Bay, a 98-acre waterfront site just south of downtown adjacent to the Mobile Aeroplex. Located at the mouth of the Mobile-Tensaw Delta, the Mobile waterfront was once an abundant mosaic of tidal marshes, forested wetlands, and shallow lagoons. Since its

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SCAPE joins team to reimagine 95-acre SouthWorks site in Ithaca

Jan 23, 2023

Encompassing over 95 acres on South Hill in Ithaca, New York, the SouthWorks site has undergone many transformations over the years. Once a manufacturing facility for industrial chains, automotive parts, and Tommy airplanes, it has sat vacant for the past 11 years. In early December 2022, SHIFT Capital—a Philadelphia-based social impact real estate firm—acquired the

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A continued collaboration on the Dorchester waterfront with BPDA and the City of Boston

Jan 20, 2023

Extending 9.5 miles from Moakley Park to the beloved Neponset River Reservation and Greenway, the waterfront of Dorchester—Boston’s largest and most diverse neighborhood—is incredibly varied. It is also at increasing risk from a number of climate-intensified factors, from sea-level rise and king tides to severe stormwater flooding. From 2019 to 2020, SCAPE collaborated with the

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CPRA releases draft 2023 Coastal Master Plan

Jan 10, 2023

This month, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) released the draft 2023 Coastal Master Plan—a public document that guides and summarizes the state’s coastwide investments in risk reduction and restoration projects—open for comments until March 25th. Now the fourth edition of the plan, this draft presents a vision for preserving the state’s history,

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SCAPE announces 2023 promotions

Jan 3, 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 nine individuals across our New York, New Orleans, and San Francisco offices: Nans Voron is promoted to Design Director. Kaleen Juarez and Doug Brooks, RLA, are promoted to Senior

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Governor Kathy Hochul and partners break ground on Alafia in East New York

Dec 19, 2022

This morning, SCAPE joined Governor Kathy Hochul alongside key partners, stakeholders, and community members to break ground on Alafia—a transformative $1.2 billion redevelopment of the former 27-acre Brooklyn Developmental Center property in East New York. The project, a key part of the state’s Vital Brooklyn initiative, will introduce over 2,400 affordable apartments to the neighborhood,

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SCAPE wins three Louisiana Chapter ASLA Awards

Nov 8, 2022

We’re happy to share that SCAPE received three awards in the 2022 Louisiana Chapter ASLA (LC-ASLA) Design Awards: Our Future Coast | Louisiana Gulf Coast Honor Award: Communications Developed alongside a world-renowned coastal scientist and a local coalition of environmental advocates, ‘Our Future Coast’ visualizes a positive scenario where Louisiana’s coastal ecosystems are even more

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SCAPE at ASLA 2022

Oct 31, 2022

At this year’s ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture in San Francisco, SCAPE is participating in seven panels and one field session. On Saturday morning, Kate is moderating the 2022 General Session, “The Blue-Green Connection,” with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, discussing how landscape architects can build community around climate action—and why ocean justice needs to be

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Vision to implementation: Lexington celebrates completion of Town Branch Commons

Oct 13, 2022

Today, Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) and partners celebrate the completion of Town Branch Commons—a 2.5-mile multimodal greenway weaving through Lexington along the former path of Town Branch Creek. Town Branch Commons threads together stormwater management and a shared greenway, eventually linking into the Town Branch Trail and Legacy Trail—altogether, a 5.5-mile network that connects

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Eke Panuku selects design team for Te Ara Tukutuku

Oct 3, 2022

Eke Panuku—a public development organization in Tāmaki Makaurau, Aotearoa (Auckland, New Zealand)—recently announced the selection of a design team for Te Ara Tukutuku (Wynyard Point), a 25-acre site along the city’s waterfront. Once a hazardous chemical storage facility, the vision for the site reimagines it as a waterfront park and mixed-use development interweaving the region’s

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