Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Fleet Departs
Posted by on June 10, 2015
Posted in: animation, tips and tricks, transportation

The Rose Festival often attracts naval ships to lay anchor in Portland’s downtown Waterfront Park. After a weekend of celebrating their shore leave, the sailors had to depart on Monday. I happened to catch one of the larger ships beginning its journey down the Willamette River under a fully raised Steel Bridge. I took a […]

Highway Visualizations
Posted by on June 8, 2015
Posted in: geomodeling, projects, transportation

Changes are afoot in Clackamas County, where ODOT is working on two stretches of Highway 224 to improve visibility and reduce turning conflicts. We worked with ODOT and Enviroissues to prepare these before/after visualizations to help stakeholders understand the proposed changes. You can learn more about these projects here. At 197th: At 232nd:

Dynamic Components III

SketchUp offers great opportunities for interactive visualizations, and perhaps one of its most interesting features for this purpose is dynamic components (check our previous posts about them: I and II). I must admit, though, that I had not dared to try them enough to consider using them. But the right project came along, so I […]

ASLA-MN Award
Posted by on June 1, 2015
Posted in: Uncategorized

Congratulations to our client Chris Carlson on winning two state awards from the Minnesota chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects [Honor Award, Communication: Mind Land: A Short Field Guide; Merit Award, Analysis and Planning: Peter Mitchell Landscape Framework Plan]. Both projects provide progressive reclamation practices and a long-term (60 year) strategy for reclaiming […]