Tag: Landscape Architecture

Making a Difference, One Solution at a Time

Design professionals come in many forms. They design, engineer, landscape, survey, map, inspect, and build the infrastructure that surrounds and serves us. But they share one common characteristic: The work they do improves lives. For nearly 60 years, the professionals at Ayres Associates have been working to make your world – and the world of… Read More »

Park improvements that won’t bust your community’s budget

Watching your pennies but want to make easy-to-implement improvements to your park facilities? Where there’s a will, there’s a way. With a little creativity, even financially challenged communities can make impactful revamps. Low-cost solutions abound if you just look for them. Here are 10 things you can fit into your budget yet this year: 10.… Read More »

Mother Knows Best: Designers Smart to Play by Nature’s Rules

Nature at the Confluence in South Beloit, Illinois, incorporates all native species for the meadow and other landscape areas, and the walls are made of exposed aggregate from the adjacent Rock River. When designing spaces for a park, road, campus, etc., it’s not unrealistic to expect our work to be replaced in a few decades.… Read More »