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From community parks to city streetscapes, our landscape architecture practice combines art and science to integrate the built and natural environments. We shape the landscape to create memorable experiences for people and communities.

Nature, public parks and open green spaces greatly impact on our collective health and happiness. These environments offer economic benefits to our communities, preserve the environment and provide a place to engage in civic activities. Our extensive knowledge and experience in landscape architecture mean we've worked with clients and communities across the country to sensitively integrate the built environment with relevant ecological processes. From large-scale master plans to winding greenways, with every project, we strive to be good stewards of our natural resources. 

We seek to improve the quality of life for communities through an inclusive design approach that connects people with their past and future. A key element to the success of our process is our multidisciplinary approach. We tap into the unique perspective of individuals across markets and disciplines and leverage this knowledge and experience to create contextually based designs. Outdoor spaces are an extension of the unique identity and values of each client or community; we immerse ourselves within every project to understand how a design can fit into the broader context of a surrounding area, gleaning feedback and critique from important stakeholders all along the way.

Awards
2023 Merit Award in Park, Recreation & Open Space Design
ASLA Central States
2023
Award of Excellence in Design (Built)
ASLA Central States
2022
Award of Excellence — Design (Built)
ASLA Nebraska Dakotas Chapter
2022
Honor Award — Design (Built)
ASLA Nebraska Dakotas Chapter
2022
Environmental Excellence Award
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
2022
Honor Award in Planning & Analysis
ASLA Central States
2021
Award of Excellence in Design (Built)
ASLA Prairie Gateway Chapter
2021
Advancing Diversity & Social Change Award
APA Iowa Chapter
2020

Landscape Architecture
Projects

More Projects
Hillsborough Piers: Touchpoints
City of Raleigh Raleigh, NC 2019
Flint Hills Nature Trail
Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Topeka, KS 2019
The Lodge at Sheldon Crossing
City of Sheldon Sheldon, IA 2017
The Landing at Williamsburg Small House
Immanuel Communities Lincoln, NE 2017
Early Education and Family Center at the Barack and Michelle Obama Academy
Sheltering Arms Atlanta, GA 2017
R. Richard Bittner Athletic & Recreation Center
Palmer College of Chiropractic Davenport, IA 2017
Early Childhood Academy, South Memphis
Porter-Leath Memphis, TN 2017
Central College P.H. Kuyper Gymnasium Expansion
Central College Pella, IA 2017
Madison College Irwin A. & Robert D. Goodman Sports Complex Ph I
Madison College Madison, WI 2016
Deadwood Alive!
City of Deadwood Deadwood, SD 2015
Soccer and Tennis Complex
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Lincoln, NE 2015
St. Joseph Chapel at Dowling Catholic High School
žžƵ Planning & Design West Des Moines, IA 2015
Radford University — Student Recreation and Wellness
Radford University Radford, VA 2014
Rotary Riverwalk Park
Rotary Club of Des Moines AM Des Moines, IA 2014
Educare of Lincoln
Buffett Early Childhood Fund Lincoln, NE 2013
MLK Brickstone Apartments
Hatch Development Group Des Moines, IA 2012
Educare of West DuPage
Educare West Chicago, IL 2012
State Gym Recreation Expansion & Renovation
Iowa State University Athletics Ames, IA 2012
Linn-Mar Stadium
Linn-Mar Community Schools Marion, IA 2011
Every Day I Have the Blues — Troost Avenue and 75th Street
City of Kansas City Kansas City, MO 2011
Southeast Connector Bridge
City of Des Moines Des Moines, IA 2010
Southwest Recreation Center Expansion
University of Florida Gainesville, FL 2010
College of Nursing
University of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, NE 2010
Educare of Omaha at Indian Hill Elementary
Buffett Early Childhood Fund Omaha, NE 2009
Cleary Courtyard
Western Technical College La Crosse, WI 2009
Donald R. Dizney Stadium at the Florida Lacrosse Facility
University of Florida Gainesville, FL 2009
Heavener Football Complex
University of Florida Gainesville, FL 2008
Drake Stadium Renovation, Phase I
Drake University Des Moines, IA 2006
Fortune 500 Company Child Development Center
Fortune 500 Company Omaha, NE 2005
Educare of Omaha at Kellom Elementary
Susan A. Buffett Foundation Omaha, NE 2003
Gray's Lake Park
No Name Assigned Yet Des Moines, IA 2002
First National Bank of Omaha Child Development Center
First National Bank of Omaha Omaha, NE 2000
Crystal Prairie Lake Park Master Plan
City of Wichita Wichita, KS
Ember Youth Recovery Campus
Youth Shelter & Services Cambridge, IA
Prairie Trail Parks & Trails Master Plan
City of Ankeny Ankeny, IA
Thompson Park Master Plan
City of Overland Park Overland Park, KS