How do you take advantage of a long narrow San Francisco lot perched on the side of a hill? Stack the house and its terraces to celebrate every possible view on all levels, and then tumble it down into the long and narrow lot to connect and ground it to | Read More
Taking cues from the surrounding Ohio River ecology in the Owensboro Health System Campus (OHSC) integrates a complex array of water management, ecological reclamation, and human health strategies. To protect against seasonal floods on a flat greenfield site, the designed topography undulates throughout the campus to create stormwater retention ponds | Read More
The international call for proposals invited designers to create “Playsages” in order to inspire today’s young that outdoor play is just as interesting, if not more fun, than on-screen amusement. The 6 projects selected from among the 162 proposals received from designers from 30 countries responded to the invitation to | Read More
Last November we were proud to attend the opening ceremony of the Muslim Burial Ground Peace Garden at Horsell Common, Woking by HRH The Earl of Wessex. We became involved as the garden’s designers in 2013. Some of you may have seen the BBC 1 programme ‘Britain’s Muslim Soldiers’ | Read More
What was once an abandoned, neglected lot full of towering un-finished concrete structures that served as an eye sore as you walked along the San Antonio Riverwalk, has now transformed into a popular multi-use hub for residents just blocks from downtown and the Pearl Brewery. The lot’s redevelopment served as | Read More
Appletons were appointed as part of a design team to prepare a package of work to construct an orangery, additional accommodation, office and garage within the curtilage of an historic farm house building on the edge of the West Lancashire Pennine Moors near Belmont and within a Conservation Area.
Building on the community vision and strength held the keys to the successful revitalization of Regent Park, a historically marginalized neighbourhood. As part of this revitalization, a new building at 40 Oak Street opened in 2012 to host the Christian Resource Centre’s 87 affordable housing units and community hub. 40 | Read More
What makes a garden what it is? How effectively design a garden so that it can become a space with a purpose? Gardens, or as we love to say Bāghs are always spaces with a purpose. They are meant for certain pre-determined activities to take place; a place for relaxation, a place | Read More
The project was created to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Constitution of Kuwait. Al Amiri Diwan, the government agency, decided to build a park in Kuwait City to host the monument “The Constitution,” which shows the path to democracy of the State of Kuwait.
The Getty Salad Garden, an installation of organic heirloom vegetables and salad greens growing in graphically rendered raised beds, emerged on the Getty Center grounds from October 2015 to January 2016. Presented as a three way collaboration between the landscape architecture studio Terremoto, the artist and writer Julia Sherman, and the | Read More