Village Green Elementary

[productive placemaking]

Village Green is an ecology-based elementary school in Port St. Lucie, Fl.

The design/build included a bite-sized food forest with patches representative of different regions of the world.

It incorporated an outdoor classroom space, several discovery stations, and other learning spaces.

The Landing

 The Landing was to be a new space in Omni neighborhood of downtown Miami, FL. This design is an updated conceptual design for the Omni Life Village for a new site, responsive to a new partnership context.

The design included an urban farm, food coop, design center, retail nursery, retail spaces, event/workshop space (stage, bar, café).

Food Playscape

The first ever Food Playscape is located in the West Grove, a challenged neighborhood in Miami, Fl.

This project is funded by Kaboom! and was developed in partnership with Greater St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal church.

The design incorporates several natural play areas embedded within a bite-sized food forest of berries and cherries. The space also accommodates and orchard and annual garden for the church community.

Sanctuary at Cutler Bay

A detailed landscape design and planting plan Sanctuary at Cutler Bay, a 10-unit single-family housing development located in Cutler Bay, FL.

The design includes an entirely edible/useful landscape and rain water harvesting to accompany the ecologically-sound design of these energy-efficient homes.