Civitas wins 2016 Great Public Space Award

December 17, 2016,AEDT

St. Patrick’s Island Park in Calgary, designed by Civitas Inc. with W Architecture and Landscape Architecture, has been named 2016 Great Public Space by the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) in its Great Places in Canada contest. “Nature lovers, families and urban explorers alike can revel in the natural beauty | Read More

North Carolina Museum of Art breaks ground on a Museum Park

December 1, 2015,AEDT

The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) in Raleigh broke ground recently on a Museum Park expansion project designed by Civitas. The NCMA’s 164-acre Museum Park is one of the largest art parks in the country, and the groundbreaking marks the start of a long-term phased expansion plan that will | Read More

Mark Johnson | President, Civitas

October 13, 2015,AEDT

Mark Johnson is President and the leading designer who has spearheaded Civitas’ most challenging projects. He began his career at Utah State University where he received his Bachelor of Landscape Architecture. He worked at Maas and Grassi, an Ogden Utah design firm, and landed his first dream job with Jones | Read More

North Embarcadero waterfront park | San Diego, USA | Civitas

July 15, 2015,AEDT

San Diego’s new North Embarcadero waterfront park forms part of a revitalized gateway to the city’s downtown center and establishes an energized destination within a rapidly developing area of the city. The 1000-foot-long linear park adjacent to San Diego Bay is the first phase of a $200 million, 10-phase project | Read More

ONE City Plaza | Greenville, South Carolina | Civitas

August 12, 2014,AEDT

“It’s gem-like in a gem-like city,” says Mark Johnson, founding principal of Civitas about the new ONE City Plaza in Greenville, South Carolina. The project’s simple elements – including urban sofas, trees, water and shade structure – combine for maximum impact in creating an outdoor experience that attracts pedestrians for | Read More

VIDEOS | Design Adds Value to the Commons

February 19, 2013,AEDT

Design Adds Value to the Commons – Michael Speaks, Dean, University of Kentucky College of Design from UK/CoD on Vimeo. Design Adds Value to the Commons was a design symposium hosted by The University of Kentucky College of Design in conjunction with Lexington’s Downtown Development Authority’s Town Branch Commons Design | Read More

Waller Creek Design Competition Shortlist announced

February 6, 2012,AEDT

The Waller Creek Conservancy in Austin, Texas has announced that nine teams from 31 submissions have been selected  to continue onto the next stage of the ‘Design Waller Creek’ design competition. “Through the competition process, we enlisted the leaders in urban landscape, innovation, sustainable design, theory and practice,” Donald J. Stastny | Read More

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