Landscape Architect & Specifier News

AUG 2017

LASN is a photographically oriented, professional journal featuring topics of concern and state-of-the-art projects designed or influenced by registered Landscape Architects.

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August 2017 41 Breckenridge, Colorado Medians and Roundabouts Landscape Architecture by Norris Design The Breckenridge medians and roundabouts (BMR) revitalization project incorporates landscape architecture, design and monumentation to create a welcoming gateway along Colorado State Highway 9 into the historic mountain town of Breckenridge (pop. 4,540). The town sits at an elevation of 9,600 feet and is at the base of the Tenmile Range. It has been a popular ski resort since the early 1960s. Parabolic lines of sandstone blocks and colorful annuals hug the medians to create a welcoming gateway into the mountain town of Breckenridge, Colo., along Colorado State Highway 9. PHOTO: J BIRKEY

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