...can be generally defined as the capacity for a socio-ecological system to absorb stresses and maintain function in the face of external stresses imposed upon it by climate change anD adapt, reorganize, and evolve into more desirable configurations that improve the sustainability of the system, leaving it better prepared for future climate change impacts.

balancing forces in the educational landscape

Greenfield, MA

A poorly planned building needed a landscape renovation to increase accessibility, aesthetic appreciation of the prominent location, and the coordination of multiple uses and users. The design focused on the entrances as a phase 1. Strategies for dealing the massive stormwater runoff from the large structure and compacted soils also doubles as a seating and outdoor educational space when dry. Click here to view the plan in its entirety. 


•    Green infrastructure
•    Outdoor classroom
•    Educational plantings
•    Parking and traffic flow design
•    Improving programming coordination


•    Site evaluation and context analysis
•    Site engineering
•    Planting plan
•    Coordination between multiple stakeholders
•    Detailed site design
•    Modeling and visualization

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