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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 |2016-11-30T16:40:54-05:00February 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 |2016-11-30T16:40:54-05:00August 30th, 2012|

Lakes Region Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan

With  the transportation planning firm of Resource Systems Group Ironwood design group engineered solutions for 12 problem pedestrian and bicycle intersections in the New Hampshire Lakes Region. Each of these conflict areas was given a top priority for resolution by the Lakes Region Planning Commission staff in their efforts to complete the regional bicycle plan.  Within the framework of a [...]

By |2016-11-30T16:40:54-05:00December 21st, 2011|

Ironwood’s Expertise with Stormwater Has Received National Recognition!

We are very pleased to announce that The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has just selected four case studies for innovative work in stormwater management in New Hampshire and ...we have been the design firm behind every one!  Each project below has a link to ASLA's website which gives  salient facts and points of interest. State Street [...]

By |2016-11-30T16:40:54-05:00September 27th, 2011|

Ironwwod Gets Approval for Timberland’s Expansion

Last Wednesday evening, Jeff presented  improvements to Stratham's Planning Board for Timberland's expanded parking lot at its headquarters in the NH Stratham/Exeter Industrial Park. The design promotes greater visibility for the parking and safer access to the daycare facilty  with new crosswalks to help eliminate traffic conflicts to the daycare center which is used by about 100 [...]

By |2016-11-30T16:40:54-05:00July 14th, 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 |2016-11-30T16:40:54-05:00June 14th, 2011|

Home Spring Garden on the Lamprey

Early spring flowers are in full force!  Tulips and Forget- me- nots abound in the perennial garden. In the woodland entry garden come Bleeding Heart with Woodland and Moss Phlox and emerging Fragrant Daphne.  Fruit trees such as apples and pears are looking for pollinators not dissuaded by many days of rain!    

By |2016-11-30T16:40:55-05:00May 19th, 2011|

Field Site Analysis in Hill, NH

Last week in cool (and unexpectedly rainy weather) Jeff and Elizabeth travelled to Hill, New Hampshire to take in the merits of the site for a new residential project. The clients have a lovely woodland setting of many acres for a private second home away from the business of suburban Massachusetts life. Ironwood has been [...]

By |2016-11-30T16:40:55-05:00December 6th, 2010|

Invasive Species Talk at the Portsmouth Library

At the Portsmouth Library last night, Douglas Cygan, Invasive Species Coordinator with our New Hampshire Dept of Agriculture spoke to the costly--to the tune of Trillions of dollars --international problem of invasive plants. We live in the heart of many invasives due to our area's early colonization and proximity to shipping. Mr. Cygan has devoted [...]

By |2016-11-30T16:40:55-05:00November 18th, 2010|

Green Green Grass of Home Plate

Is there anything as pleasant as new turf on a ball field? The wonderful way it feels under your feet, and the sweet smell of the grass mixed with fine loam. It is fantastic. Anyway, that is what the parents and administrators working with the Town of Newmarket's Recreation Department have said. They have waited [...]

By |2016-05-05T17:08:39-04:00May 19th, 2010|
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