The walk's alignment is inspired by the curvature of the human spine. The permeable brick pattern is designed to create individual spaces along a unifying collective experience. (Mirroring your body's individual relationship with the cycle of life)
This Centennial garden was designed around the premise that the garden should invite passers-through. There was a desire to embed the experience of a garden space with the everyday workings and circulation of the hospital
Viewed from across the street, the garden is seen as a link between the emergency room and the main entrance, and between multiple forms of transportation. Benches and plantings provide a place for repose.
Existing conditions from river to road.
Final Schematic design presentation model used to convey the working design to the public.
This sluice was filled in after Tropical Storm Irene damaged many areas in Vermont. Silt, debris, and gravel was removed and stone benches reset in an area that was difficult to access.
This accessible entrance utilized existing stone and wrought iron details, while helping to bring the building "up to code".
Care was taken to allow the finish colors of the structure to match the existing building.
The sod in the middle-ground covers a complex septic system satisfying the needs of the Weston Playhouse nearby. Stone posts, found or split on-site, complete this historic setting.
These stairs were in disrepair after over a hundred years of settling. They were removed and re-set on a compacted base, detailed with four new railings.