The landscape design incorporates four major elements: defining a pedestrian connection, developing safe crossings, protecting an environmentally sensitive area, and establishing clear entry gates.
The landscape design for this new building creates thresholds into the new precinct and expresses stormwater best management practices.
Lafayette’s quad area was transformed by reinforcing the pedestrian-oriented nature of the campus and by inserting landscapes which respond to the College’s history and architectural context.
Ayers Saint Gross’ design calls for preserving the naturally wooded site, and includes sustainable strategies such as using native plants and reducing development footprint.
A new precinct connects to the historic campus core and creates social gathering spaces adjacent to housing and retail.
Key landscape improvements transformed the visitor arrival experience, enhancing student recruitment efforts.
This 800-acre campus is distinguished by its diverse landscapes of grassy marshes, lush woodlands, upland meadows and rows of historic oak trees.
The campus character is improved through the rehabilitation of its core landscapes and strengthened visual connections with its surroundings.
Ayers Saint Gross’ landscape master plan and implementation highlights sustainability and strikes a balance between vehicular demands and creating a high-quality environment for pedestrians.
Ayers Saint Gross reintegrated the north quad through improvements to the landscape and hardscape with pedestrian paths and a tree preservation plan.
The landscape for this garage serves as a hub for multiple transportation modes and includes a bosque of ginkgo trees, seat walls, and a raingarden.