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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80 Landscape Architect and Specifier News Wood + Partners Hilton Head Island, South Carolina and Tallahassee, Florida Historic Fourth Ward Park Atlanta, Georgia The park, in Atlanta's historic Fourth Ward neighborhood, was one of the first redevelopment projects undertaken by Atlanta BeltLine. The former brownfield sites are now civic spaces with open lawns, a splash pad, playgrounds, historic artifacts, art, a skate park, a multiuse field and a large event greensward. The net-zero energy usage policy includes photovoltaic solar arrays, use of stormwater for irrigation, recycled materials and establishment of urban forest and native meadows. The park connects directly to the future 22-mile BeltLine loop. WPi provided community input sessions, designs, construction documents and permitting services for the award-winning phase II of the 4th Ward Park. Wood+Partners (WPi) is an award winning regional planning and landscape architectural firm founded in 1988. Mark Baker is the president; the four principles are Kyle Theodore, Todd Theodore, Shawn Kalbli and Trey Griffin. The professional staff of 17 includes landscape architects, planners, designers and marketing professionals. The firm does planning and design services for downtowns and main streets, retail villages, lifestyle centers, residential communities, college and university campuses, park and recreation facilities, and hotels and resorts. V i e w m o r e f i r m p h o t o s - 2 8 7 3 3 i e w V i e w m o r e f i r m p h o t o s - 2 8 7 3 3 m o r e f i r m p h o t o s - 2 8 7 3 3

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