Hargreaves Associates has been selected as the lead consultants for the $118m makeover of Margaret T. Hance Park – a 32-acre urban park over the US Interstate Highway 10 within Downtown Phoenix, Arizona. “This project will bring new vitality to a rapidly growing area of Phoenix and will be an amenity for residents and attraction for visitors. We look forward to working with the city to realize their aspirations for this unique site” says Sr. Principal, Mary Margaret Jones.
The state of Pennsylvania, City of Philadelphia, and the William Penn Foundation have committed to raising the last $10 million needed for the the Penn’s Landing capping and civic spaces project.
Fellowship is among the highest honors the ASLA bestows on members and recognizes the contributions of these individuals to their profession and society at large based on their works, leadership and management, knowledge and service. The 2017 class of new fellows will be recognized at the 2017 ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo, October 20–23, in Los Angeles. Read more.
Mary Margaret Jones presented Marilyn Taylor with the George M. White Award For Excellence In Public Architecture
In an interview with The Oklahoman, Mary Margaret Jones said experience shows parks on the scale of the MAPS 3 park become more than just capital projects but are, rather, "socially, economically, culturally transformative." Read more.
April is World Landscape Architecture Month (WLAM), an international celebration of landscape architecture. WLAM introduces the profession to the public by highlighting landscape architect-designed spaces around the world. (ASLA)
$100 million pledged for Philadelphia's Penn's Landing interstate cap and waterfront park - Archpaper.comThe waterfront park at Penn’s Landing in Philly has edged closer to realization as Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) pledged $100 million to the project which has been on the books for a decade. Read more.
The building has been designed by a collaborative team of Bjarke Ingels Group and Heatherwick Studio, with Hargreaves Jones Landscape Architecture responsible for the landscape design. The ground level will comprise of a series of pavilions wrapping around a public ‘green loop’ that cuts through the building. cafés and shops will line the artery, hoping to enliven the area and create a social and retail destination open to both Google employees and the public. Read more.
The project, which is still in the early design stage, would encompass 11 acres between Chestnut and Walnut Streets. An existing park, which includes the Irish Memorial, occupies part of the space over I-95, but stops before Columbus Boulevard and is 30 feet above the level of Penn's Landing. Read more.
Spring is coming and with it, the world looks to the outdoors. Beautiful landscapes are created by landscape architects, who are forward thinking in their design. Allow us to introduce you to the top 100 influencers of the landscape architecture and design industry. Read more.
The go-to place for many of the Super Bowl related festivities in Houston this week hasn't been a swanky nightclub or a hard to get into restaurant but a popular 12-acre park that has helped revitalize the downtown area as well as become the heart of the city for many local residents. Read more.
Hargreaves Associates is thrilled to announce that we have been awarded the 2016 National Design Award for Landscape Architecture from the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. The National Design Awards recognize excellence and innovation across a variety of disciplines in 11 categories. Read more.
Hargreaves Associates is pleased to announce that we were awarded the 2016 Rosa Barba International Landscape Prize at the 9th International Biennial of Landscape Architecture in Barcelona, Spain on September 30th. Read more.
Hargreaves Associates will be providing full design services for the 13 acre park under the new bridge.
Downtown East Commons, which opened last week, is a new kind of public space for Minneapolis. While our older parks such as Loring and Elliot are designed to be calming escapes from city life, the Commons celebrates the city itself. Read more.