Posts by Shannon

Landscape Architecture, Site Planning, & Urban Design

MacGregor Park

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in Parks, Projects

MacGregor Park

Jeff Mader has worked with Washington Township Parks, starting with MacGregor Park, since 2006. The first planning and design effort for the park, while Jeff was employed at a previous firm, developed 1.8 miles of trails, picnic area, a parking lot, restroom facility, rain garden and formal walks, for the 40 acre doughnut shaped property utilizing all permeable pavement and numerous sustainable design features. The Department then hired Mader Design to complete their 5 Year Master Plan, conduct preliminary planning on acquired...

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Reid Hospital

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in Health Care

Reid Hospital

Mader Design provided an analysis and recommendations for the hospitals main campus landscape. Reid Hospital wanted a four season landscape with continuous interest throughout the year. With previous planting plans and onsite observations of an already extensive landscape, Mader Design performed a full analysis to reveal areas that would require additional or alternate plant species to fill any gaps in seasonal interests. Considerations were given to flower, foliage, berry, and branch colors, the time of the year they appear...

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City Center Park

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in Parks

City Center Park

In an effort to revitalize the downtown area, the first step by the City of Greenwood was to develop a new universally accessible park at the site of their recently demolished City Pool. The City had a preliminary concept together with a list of amenities that they wanted to see in their new park. Working closely with the City’s park, engineering and planning departments, Mader Design developed the detailed design and construction documentation coordinating with the City’s selected amenity providers, and products, together...

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Cardinal Ritter High School

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in Education, Religious

Cardinal Ritter High School

In the first phase of this project Mader Design provided a landscape evaluation and general master plan for the overall campus focused on improving site circulation, creating a “campus” feel and addressing long term facility layout and additions. Phase two involved the design and construction documentation of the ‘community gathering space and chapel area’. What was previously an unused area of lawn is now a versatile space that can be used for outdoor classes, social gatherings and events, break out area, lunch time...

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