Parkology

Urban Resilience

The Paul Habans Green Schoolyard provides a much needed place for schoolkids and the community to enjoy recreation and greenspace. Innovative play equipment is paired with highly engineered rain gardens that alleviate the repetitive standing water a
Governors Island Public Art: New experience in a historic park - A historic park leveraged to tell new and complex stories about its community. Featured as a case study in the Field Guide for Parks and Creative Placemaking. A full version of the Fiel
Better Block Project: A pop-up - Ad-hoc activities and events that occur on non-park public spaces to create social connections, to create needed assets, and to highlight important issues. Featured as a case study in the Field Guide for Parks and Cre
The 606 Parks and Trail: Infrastructure reimagined - Taking advantage of underutilized public infrastructure and using culture to tell the stories of these possibilities. Featured as a case study in the Field Guide for Parks and Creative Placemaking.
The Fargo Project - World Garden Commons: Water Stories - Reconnecting people to water or rethinking how water is managed in the community as a cultural asset. Featured as a case study in the Field Guide for Parks and Creative Placemaking. A full ver
Buffalo Bayou: Urban wilderness - Creating unexpected moments of wilderness and reprieve in urban environments. Featured as a case study in the Field Guide for Parks and Creative Placemaking. A full version of the Field Guide can be found here; https
The Conservancy’s onsite recycling of soil biology screens stockpiled mulch to produced native, nutrient-rich compost for specific Park projects, resulting in a significant ‘economic win’ for an ongoing capital improvement that was in need of soil am
The Avalon Green Alley Network, located in dense residential neighborhood in South Los Angeles, consists of six interconnected alleys, streets, and sidewalks. Two complete alley retrofits, featuring replicable low impact development (LID) green infra
The LAMS Sports Complex/Community Playground (designed by the students, staff and community members) now provides a safe place for students and members of the community to go to enjoy sports activities such as basketball, handball, track, soccer, foo