Breedlove Land Planning Principal Reece Parker, RLA, CLARB, LEED AP BD+C, has been selected by the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission (GSWCC) to serve three years on their Technical Advisory Committee. Reece’s extensive experience with complex and comprehensive erosion, sedimentation and pollution control plans will help assist the GWSCC as they work to improve and enhance the Manual for Erosion and Sediment Control in Georgia.
More news on the City of Decatur front. Breedlove Land Planning is pleased to have been recognized by the Decatur Education Foundation for the financial support it provided to help sponsor the 2010 TOUR deCATUR. The Decatur Education Foundation generates financial support from individuals and organizations to award grants, administer scholarships and engage the community to contribute their time and talents to activities that ultimately benefit Decatur’s youth.
The Decatur Fire Station No.2 was just awarded a 2010 City of Decatur Historic Preservation Award. This LEED silver project in the Oakhurst neighborhood of the City of Decatur conserves water, employs recycled materials and energy-efficient systems, and uses natural light throughout. Breedlove Land Planning, as a consultant to LP3 Architecture, provided all site design services for this award winning project. Click here to learn about the ‘sun-tracker’, one of the many unique features of the building.
Construction has begun on the City of Douglasville’s Hunter Park Community Center. This project is the first phase of a complete renovation of this 80 acre community amenity. The building, designed by Lyman Davidson Dooley Architects, is being constructed by Benning Construction. Breedlove Land Planning designed the site which includes new parking facilities, bioretention ponds to treat stormwater pollutants and new walking trails to compliment an adjacent trail system. The larger park renovation should commence in a couple months.
140,000 square feet of synthetic turf has been delivered to Duncan Creek Park. Deluxe Athletics will begin the turf installation this week and the field will transform into a durable (and green) playing surface. Inlaying of the field hash marks and numbering and installation of the rubber infill will occur over the next few weeks. Stay tuned for updates!
Gwinnett County Schools will be celebrating the completion of their most recent elementary school, Anderson-Livsey Elementary School, on Wednesday, May 12th. The school is named after two local, historical families. Carroll Daniel Construction Company began construction on the school last summer, and it will open for enrollment in Fall of 2010. This project was lead by the architecture firm Lindsay Pope Brayfield Clifford & Associates with Breedlove Land Planning providing all site design services. Five members from BLP will be in attendance to celebrate this momentous occasion.
Breedlove Land Planning is proud to announce that Roger Wells has joined the firm as an intern. Roger, who hails from Kennesaw, Georgia, has just completed his 4th year of the 5-year University of Georgia (UGA) undergraduate Landscape Architecture program. He has studied on the Athens campus of UGA as well as abroad in Cortona, Italy. Breedlove Land Planning is pleased to have him on board.