MEANINGFUL DESIGNS. MEMORABLE PLACES.


 

THESE AREN'T JUST WORDS TO US.

It’s our philosophy that sets the bar for the assignments we undertake on behalf of our clients, and the expectations we have about the results of our work.  We care about the public realm, and avidly study the interactions between people and places. 

Through our master planning, urban design and landscape architecture services, we create places that build community, tell a story, and evoke a sense of pride and belonging.  We work at a range of scales, from planning at the city, district, and site scale, to translating planning visions into design realities at the corridor, campus, or project-specific scale. We embrace natural systems, ecological principles, and sustainable materials as the starting point for any project as part of our firm’s mission to create healthier communities.

studioINSITE designs meaningful places that evoke a response and resonate with the soul. We consider a healthy process of dialogue, collaboration, and idea exchange to be the starting point of any project.  The resulting solutions are fresh and inspiring, and yet practical, maintainable, cost-conscious and – most importantly - implementable.

As the world continues to urbanize, the need for places to socialize, reconnect, relax and recreate becomes increasingly important.  The role of placemaking in communities and gathering spaces has moved to the forefront in defining and prioritizing livability and encouraging social interaction.  By orchestrating the complex pressures facing modern landscapes, studioINSITE promotes community through landscape architecture, urban design and planning

 
 

Landscape Architecture


 

PLACES THAT EVOKE A RESPONSE AND RESONATE WITH THE SOUL.

We respond to the way people interact, experience, and use places, today and tomorrow.  Not only do we present a strong, contextual design, but we respond to a diverse range of users and activities, morning, noon and night.  We design at scales both large and small, equally enjoying the challenge each presents -  from intimate plazas, courtyards, and amenity spaces to campuses, streets and parks.  We embrace the specific challenges of each project, translating unique solutions into built works that provide enjoyment and comfort for the ultimate users of the space.

  • Site selection and feasibility
  • Landscape design
  • Regulatory and Permitting Processing
  • Construction Documentation / Observation
  • Roof Decks / Over-structure Design
  • Solar studies
  • Stormwater and snow management
  • Site Grading
 

Urban Design


 

PROMOTING COMMUNITY AS THE WORLD CONTINUES TO URBANIZE.

The ultimate equalizer, urban design utilizes placemaking, connectivity, and urban form to elevate the economic, social and environmental fabric of our communities.  Many of our projects have served as the leading edge of district-scale transformations, strengthening the public realm while elevating the value and quality of surrounding development.  We pride ourselves on being big picture thinkers, and translating our ideas into realistic, quality implemented projects.

  • District, Area, Corridor scale design
  • Phasing and implementation
  • Visualization – 2D and 3D Graphics
  • Transit, mobility and pedestrian design
 

Master Planning


 

ORCHESTRATING THE COMPLEX PRESSURES FACING MODERN LANDSCAPES.

We work at the community, neighborhood and corridor scale in a planning process that brings civic leaders and stakeholders together to create a shared vision.  Working with a diverse range of disciplines, we establish goals for land use, opportunity areas, transportation, economic development, bike and pedestrian circulation, and open space.  Through an active and engaging process, supported by visual graphic alternatives, we lead effective conversations that result in plans that are authored by the community.

  • Land Use Planning
  • Campus Planning
  • Plan and Guideline Documentation
  • Community and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Open space systems