Category Archives: Landscape Design

Kaslo Water Street Plan Approved

At last weeks’ council meeting (Dec 10, 2013), the above redevelopment plan of Water Street has been approved. Curb and paving is set to happen in 2014, walkway and landscaping the next year. Council had asked me to modify option … Continue reading

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Kaslo Water Street Plans

Last week the Water Street Committee presented the Water Street Report to Village Council. The report contains two plan options for the upgrading and beautification of that portion of Water Street between 4th and 5th street, including the portion of … Continue reading

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Vimy Beach Park

The Village of Kaslo is asking for ideas to ‘reduce vehicle speed, reduce road dust, improve playground safety and increase pedestrian safety’ on the (gravel) ring road around Vimy Park. The Village itself proposes a double turn-around at the Periwinkle … Continue reading

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Imagine Kaslo with trees…

During the hot days this last summer I thought how pleasant it would be if the streets of Kaslo would be lined with trees… Providing shade and beauty. Many streets in Kaslo do have some trees along them, but the downtown … Continue reading

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Living Bridges

Somewhere in India, people have been working with nature to create long lasting bridges that simultaneously reinforce the river bank: using living trees! Read more…

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Water & Sustainability Art/chitecture

The Langham Cultural Centre recently organized two Community Issues Exhibitions “… to give a platform for citizens of the Kootenays, both artists and non, to speak to the issues of water and sustainability through the creative medium(s) of their choice.” Judging from … Continue reading

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Adaptive site design

Check out this video I stumbled on when I googled ‘ecocentric design’ just to see what would come up. It explains the process of adaptive permaculture design, which happens to be how I approach landscape design and site planning (coincedence?): 

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