Workforce Housing Coalition Charette

Last Thursday and Friday I participated in a design charette sponsored by the Workforce Housing Coalition of the Greater Seacoast http://www.seacoastwhc.org/home.htm.  The expedited design effort explored the feasibility of developing mixed use artist live/work affordable, market rate residential, and market rate office space on an undeveloped site on McDonough Street in Portsmouth. Taking part in the charette [...]

By |2016-05-05T16:47:21+00:00June 20th, 2011|

Bioretention Rain Garden Planting

Here is an updated video of the Rain Garden planting. To read more about the rain garden read the previous post from Elizabeth Dudley. To learn more about Ironwood design group, the landscape architecture firm responsible for the design and project facilitation of the Founder's Park Bioretaention Rain Garden visit http://www.fewood.com/ Thanks to all who helped Ironwood [...]

By |2016-11-30T16:40:54+00:00June 15th, 2011|

Founder’s Park Boiretention Rain Garden

Bright and early Monday morning Phyllis Duffy of Exeter's Department of Public Works assembled an energetic group of graduating seniors from Exeter High School to install a rain garden.  With the  design and direction of Ironwood, the garden is now in situ  to help capture significant flows of rainwater that pour down the hill of Chestnut Street [...]

By |2016-11-30T16:40:54+00:00June 14th, 2011|

Belmont NH Village Revitilization Project

Recently Ironwood design group collaborated with CMA Engineers of Portsmouth http://www.cmaengineers.com/ in the preparation of a proposal for the Belmont New Hampshire Village Revitalization Project. A significant amount of work goes into preparing a high quality proposal, below are several illustrative graphics that were prepared by Ironwood design group for the proposal.   Hopefully the Town's selection [...]

By |2016-11-30T16:40:54+00:00June 2nd, 2011|