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Laconia Scores!

Laconia has become the first community in the state to adopt a point system in their Architectural Guidelines. Ironwood worked with SMP Architecture Inc. and Hawk Planning Resources LLC. to come up with a comprehensive point system that will help applicants understand Laconia’s architectural focus before coming to the Board. For example, different areas of [...]

By |2016-11-30T16:40:53+00:00June 20th, 2014|

Update: Brickyard Pond Restoration Efforts

Two rain gardens were constructed to intercept and filter rain water before it enters Brickyard Pond. In recent years, the pond has seen an increase in algae due to excess nitrogen from neighboring lawns. The Marshall Farms homeowners banded together and received government funding to do this project.  With design help from Ironwood design group the project was [...]

By |2016-11-30T16:40:53+00:00January 9th, 2014|

Ironwood is Now on Facebook

We finally have enough followers to have our own web address. We can officially tell all of you to "Like us on Facebook" by clicking on this Facebook Link. We hope to add a button on our webpage in the future.www.facebook.com/ironwooddesigngroup

By |2016-11-30T16:40:53+00:00January 9th, 2014|

Participate in a New Vision for Portsmouth Ave.

Save The Date:  JANUARY 15th, 2014 Gateway Concept Perspective The Town of Exeter is about to embark on an exciting planning study, one with the potential to significantly transform Portsmouth Avenue. A Planning Board subcommittee looking at zoning and land use regulation alternatives chose to research the applicability of a form-based code approach to planning [...]

By |2016-11-30T16:40:53+00:00December 20th, 2013|

Regional Stormwater Effort

Ironwood  Part of  Regional Stormwater Effort to Better Water Quality in Exeter Pond   Piscataqua Region Estuaries Partnership (PREP) has pulled together an innovative team approach to improve the functioning of a pond ecosystem for the beloved community Brickyard Pond in the  Exeter Neighborhood of Marshall Farms. The effort includes the installation of rain gardens on residences near [...]

By |2016-11-30T16:40:54+00:00September 3rd, 2013|

Failing Oh-Hmmm Retaining Wall Resurrected with Style!

Before After Ironwood was asked to examine a newly constructed but failing retaining wall for a resident in Brentwood, NH. The wall as orignally designed created an extreme pinch point between the driveway and the house entrance. Additionally, our forensics determined that the wall was not properly constucted with respect to the specifications for the wall materials and [...]

By |2016-11-30T16:40:54+00:00August 7th, 2013|

A New Bridge and Entry Park for Loon Mountain

A New Bridge and Entry Park for Loon Mountain   In the wake of Hurricane Irene of 2011, the Loon Mountain International Bridge collapsed over the  East Branch of the Pemigewasset River and a temporary bridge has been bringing visitors to the main entrance to the Loon Mountain resort.  But now with FEMA funding the bridge will be [...]

By |2016-11-30T16:40:54+00:00May 24th, 2013|

Does Street Design Really Matter?

Does Street Design Really Matter One Way or The Other?   Ironwood is working with project partner, Underwood Engineers, to uncover all the possibilities an upgrade in existing infrastructure can make to the communities on Silver Street in Dover, NH with the Engineering Services for Silver Street Reconstruction project..  After all, streets can take up a considerable share of public space-up [...]

By |2016-11-30T16:40:54+00:00March 5th, 2013|

A New Approach for the Village of Pennacook

Section showing Streetscape with Proposed Roundabout Plan view of Roundabout on CAD base     Redesigning the entry experience to the Village of Pennacook was an important step in helping residents of this Concord, NH village reach their goal of defining a village with a clear identity. Two scenarios were explored each with the end [...]

By |2016-11-30T16:40:54+00:00February 5th, 2013|

Swasey Park Culvert Project Complete August 2012

  Partially reconstructed bank showing silt fence installed during construction phase to protect Norris Brook   Rye Beach Landscaping installing native plants on upper edges of streambank Exeter town residentshave taken notice, but for all others, construction on the Swasey Parkway is now complete and the roadway is open to through-traffic.  Last week the roadway was [...]

By |2016-11-30T16:40:54+00:00August 30th, 2012|