Landscape Architect & Specifier News

OCT 2016

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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148 Landscape Architect and Specifier News 100 at South Broad Chattanooga, Tennessee This development incorporates a variety of housing connected by a central curbless promenade that serves as a civic space. WMWA collaborated with the developer, architect, and engineers. The promenade also provides automobile access, parking and stores, and infiltrates stormwater. The design, however, focuses on pedestrians and slows vehicular traffic. Chattanooga Creek buffer restoration, pocket parks and resident storage (shipping containers) round out the WMWA site design. Founded in 2013, W.M. Whitaker & Associates Landscape Architects (WMWA) provides high quality, regionally significant planning, site design, project administration and consulting. WMWA is committed to excellent design within the context of social and ecological responsibility. Their work reflects an extensive knowledge of ecological systems, the built environment, fiscal responsibility and a collaborative design process. WMWA works across a wide variety of scales and project types and believes this diversity keeps its skills honed. Matt Whitaker is the principal. The firm has three project managers and three project designers. W.M. Whitaker & Associates, LLC Chattanooga, Tennessee V i e w m o r e f i r m p h o t o s - 2 8 7 4 9 e w V i e w m o r e f i r m p h o t o s - 2 8 7 4 9 m o r e f i r m p h o t o s - 2 8 7 4 9 (Continued on page 150)

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