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Landscape Architecture

Top 10 Reasons to Add Native Plants to Your Landscape

When most people hear the terms “native plants,” “Xerisacpe,” or “drought tolerant” they immediately think of sagebrush. Unfortunately this couldn’t be further from the truth. Native wildflowers, grasses, shrubs, and trees do so much for a landscape. No matter your geographic location when you add native plants to your landscape:[…]

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Is Design At A Paradigm Shift?

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By: Jesse Buster In a recent ArchDaily article Steven Holl claims “It’s not a great moment, there are a lot of bad architects,” attributing to his successes of award winning projects. This reminds me of the 2014 ArchDaily article where Frank Gehry claimed that Today’s Architecture is (Mostly) “Pure Shit.”[…]

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CASE STUDY: HP Inc. Corvallis Oregon Campus Sustainable Landscape Project

Project Name:Location:Date Designed:Date Construction Completed:Cost:Size:Landscape Architect: Client:Consultants: Managed By:Cost Comparison:Biome ane Ecoregion: HP Inc. Corvallis, Oregon CampusCorvallis, OregonSpring 2018Fall 2018$404,000179.34 acresWill Howard, PLA, ASLAStack Rock Group, Inc., Boise, Idaho HP Inc. Corvallis, Oregon CampusJJ Howard EngineersMcMillen Jacobs AssociatesOregon State UniversityHeritage SeedlingsJLL and Kellermeyer Bergensons ServicesTBDTemperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests Context:[…]

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2018 Land8 Social Media Awards

Recently Land8 announced the winners of their inaugural Social Media Awards for Landscape Architecture. To our bewilderment, we were among the winners. Categories were for Landscape Architecture firms (like Stack Rock Group), individual landscape architects, and for Allied Organizations (like the ASLA). Since day one, social media has been a[…]

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The Unveiling of Sue Howell Park

This week we had the pleasure of attending the unveiling of Sue Howell Park.  This was a tremendously exciting experience for us, one we are eternally grateful and thankful for. Sue Howell Park, once it is built, will be added to the City of Boise’s Ribbon of Jewels – a[…]

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What to Expect When Working With Stack Rock Group

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By: Kiley Gardiner Hi all! Kiley Gardiner here, explaining to you, what to expect when you hire Stack Rock Group to design the landscape at your home. First things first, we like to meet our clients out on site to walk through the wants and needs of the space. We[…]

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Landscape Architecture to the Rescue! (Again)

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If you’re an architect, building owner or developer pursuing LEED certification on a project; either new or renovation, you’re in luck. Any project that earns Sustainable SITES Gold certification or higher automatically captures all of the Sustainable SITES credits under LEED v4. When pursuing LEED having a big chunk of[…]

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Park(ing) Day 2017

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We are happy to announce that we, in cooperation with our friends at Sterling Landscape, will be participating in PArk(ing) Day 2017. PARK(ing) Day is a annual open-source global event where citizens, artists and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into “PARK(ing)” spaces: temporary public places. The project[…]

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