Bullitt Center | Seattle USA | Berger Partnership

May 28, 2014,AEST

The visionary Bullitt Foundation commissioned the world’s first mid-rise commercial building to meet the Living Building Challenge. The Bullitt Center now serves as a model for building and exhibiting innovative and ecologically sensitive design and green infrastructure. As landscape architects, | Read More

SvR gives transparency to Bell Street Park design

December 2, 2010,AEST

Seattle-based SvR is currently leading the design and engineering of the innovative Bell Street Park, a 3-block hybrid of park activities and street functions. The project will give an outdoor living room to residents of Belltown, one of Seattle’s densest | Read More

White House launches Urban Affairs website

March 3, 2010,AEST

The White House launched the Office of Urban Affairs website including a blog and Innovations and Ideas page where US citizens can submit ideas and best practices. This is a follow up to the Urban Tour which included 9 city | Read More

SvR + Hewitt designing Seattle’s streets

February 24, 2010,AEST

In October 2009, Seattle Parks selected SvR Design + Hewitt as the primary design consultant for four Belltown blocks, from First to Fifth Avenues will be turned into Seattle’s first park boulevard with swales and natural landscaping. Last month SvR | Read More

America’s urban parks renewal

September 7, 2009,AEST

Neal Peirce of the Seattle Times has written an op-ed piece about the reawakening of America’s urban parks stating that if there were ever a bonanza decade for America’s parks, this is surely it. Add stunning new parks in Boston, | Read More

Tree protection measure requires flexibility

August 3, 2009,AEST

Just read Chris Grygiel of Seattlepi.com blog post about the new tree measure in Seattle that could grant developers exemption for retaining trees if the trees preclude or prohibit the development of the site. This new tree protection measure seems | Read More