Stack Rock Group : Landscape Architecture : Boise ID and Salt Lake City UT

Landscape Architecture

Here at Stack Rock Group We Solve Problems for Architects

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By: Jesse Buster, PLA, ASLA | Stack Rock Group – Landscape Architecture Here at Stack Rock Group we’re in the business of solving problems for our clients. Often times, our clients are architects. Problems we routinely help with are quickly turning around a suddenly-needed landscape plan, helping the client know all design possibilities[…]

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We Make Buildings Better

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We have a saying here at Stack Rock Group: “A building in a parking lot is just a building in a parking lot and a park without people doesn’t matter.” Great parks need to be accessible by people and great buildings need to be surrounded by natural life. The best[…]

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Here’s Exactly How to Get Rid of Those ‘Too Wet’ or ‘Too Dry’ Spots in Your Lawn Once and For All

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By: Michael Williams Does your lawn have dry spots? Does your lawn have areas that remain wet throughout the year? Have you ever walked outside to discover your irrigation system is over-spraying your house, walkways, and patio’s!!? Chances are you’re experiencing a very common occurrence I like to call ‘regular[…]

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We Hit Deadlines

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Most consultants aren’t good at hitting deadlines, or so we’ve been told by numerous architects. Architects are under a lot of pressure to deliver multiple projects to multiple clients simultaneously. There are so many moving parts to wrangle; consultants, engineers, client meetings, cities, codes, stakeholders, etc.⠀⠀The last thing an architect[…]

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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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