Category : In the Media

A Community Affair Outdoor Recreation Planning for Growing Communities

Located just east of Des Moines, Iowa, Pleasant Hill is a growing suburban community of nearly 7,000 residents. Over the last ten years Pleasant Hill has experienced a rapid growth rate of nearly 40%. This rise in population coupled with …

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Adelante South Omaha! Forward South Omaha

By Martin Shukert, FAICP and Patrick Dunn, ASLA
Published in Landscape Architect and Specifier News
August, 2005
South Omaha, established in 1885 as a land development project of the Union Stockyards Company, has been a gateway of economic opportunity for …

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Facility Futures

by: Al Oberlander, AIA, Jack Patton, AIA, Kevin Stubbs, AIA, and Paul Klein, AIA
Published in Athletic Business Magazine
August 2005
The long-term success of the facility you’re planning today starts with your ability to imagine the impact of tomorrow’s

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“Public Participation Helping to Shape Public Places”

by: Debra L. Smith, AIA, AICP
Published in Iowa Commerce
December 2003/January 2004
High quality public places are an important part of the quality of life in healthy communities. Common places, such as parks, plazas, community buildings, and recreation trails …

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“Sound Bodies, Sound Minds, Fabulous Facilities: Campus Recreation Buildings for the Twenty-First Century”

by: Ann Sobiech Munson, CSI CDT
Published in Iowa Commerce
December 2003/January 2004
New recreation and athletic facilities at today’s academic institutions go well beyond the armories and field houses built during the last century. Through thoughtful design and collaborative …

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“The Value of Sustainable Design”

by: Kevin Nordmeyer, AIA
Published in Iowa Commerce
April/May 2003
Energy
It’s interesting that building in the first six decades of the twentieth century and before were typically designed to utilize daylight to illuminate their interiors. With the oil embargo …

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