Sasaki Associates, Inc.; Watertown, Massachusetts has been awarded the 2012 National Planning Excellence Award for a Planning Firm by the American Planning Association (APA). Sasaki has received the 2012 American Planning Association’s National Planning Excellence Award for a Planning Firm. Sasaki has been recognized for the enduring high quality of our | Read More
Walter Hood is the principal of Hood Design in Oakland USA and also a Professor at the University of California, Berkeley. His work has a strong connection to working with communities and their spaces. In this short 3 minute video (for Architectural Digest and Delta) Walter Hood talks about some of his projects | Read More
KSA’s intent was to design a neighborhood park to meet the growing desire for more open and public gathering spaces in the City of West Hollywood. The park is a passive, recreational haven amid the bustle of the City’s streets.
A plan for public open at an advantageous, but underutilized retail corner in Chicago stemmed from a recommendation in the award winning Lakeview Area Master Plan (LAMP). moss was commissioned by the The Lakeview Chamber of Commerce to proactively plan for business and economic development, and sustainability initiatives in the | Read More
“Ojama” is a Japanese word which generally means to evoke a sense of interruption or an interim pause. The Ojama installation is about creating a hindrance or momentary interruption in our daily experience of space. This temporary art installation is an exploration of space, time, materiality, and our experience of | Read More
The CityDeck is the heart of a multi-phase redevelopment project along Green Bay’s Fox River. The project aims to allow for significantly increased access to the river and to diversify social and ecological life along it. EXISTING CONDITIONS + CHALLENGES The site is a 2-acre strip of land, typically measuring | Read More
A prevalent problem facing cities and regions is inadequate stormwater infrastructure. Sixteen billion gallons of raw sewage get dumped into Philadelphia’s rivers and streams each year after rain events. Because wet-weather flow is a dispersed problem, it has become increasingly clear that it requires a dispersed solution. Consequently, cities have | Read More
Strategy: Implement Environmentally Smart Beacons which newly symbolize Newark’s history, growth and promise as a modern city, diverse, eco conscious, and dedicated toward advancement. The creation and distribution of a comprehensive system will introduce VISUAL CULTURE, URBAN CULTURE, ECOLOGICAL CULTURE, HISTORICAL CULTURE, CLEAN INDUSTRY CULTURE and LEARNING CULTURE.
The Atlanta BeltLine is an infrastructure framework around which the urban core of Atlanta will grow by as many as 100,000 people. This loop of old railroads is being transformed into a 22-mile transit greenway that combines light-rail transit, parks and multi-use trails to generate economic growth and protect quality-of-life | Read More
INTERVENTION The present state of the selected sites includes dominant traffic infrastructure (vast parking lots) and the railroad as a barrier. There is no public space and sparse green can be found. The problems that rise from here are: non-attractiveness of the space, decreased feeling of safety, and environmental problems, | Read More