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Tom Mortensen Presents Integrating Native Landscapes and Stormwater

by Lindsie Nelson 14. June 2013 05:38

Eppstein Uhen Architects Presentation
Milwaukee, WI
June 17, 2013

Tom Mortensen, RLA, ASLA is presenting at Eppstein Uhen Architects on Monday, June 17. This presentation reviews various design techniques, approaches, principles, successes, pitfalls and roadblocks to designing, getting approvals for and establishing a native landscape in anything but a natural environment. Based on Tom’s own philosophy that Nature Ignores Design That Ignores Nature, the historical natural patterns of hydrology and landscape will be reviewed and compared to impacted, manmade, designed and manipulated patterns of hydrology and landscape.

R.A. Smith National Projects are Awarded 2012 Top Projects by Daily Reporter

by Lindsie Bobzien 26. February 2013 06:15


R.A. Smith National – a multi-disciplined civil engineering and surveying firm – Brookfield, Wis., provided professional services for several projects that have been recognized as 2012 Top Projects by The Daily Reporter. The projects included 124th Street (Milwaukee and Waukesha counties) as well as several projects in the city of Milwaukee including Alterra Coffee Roasters, Summerfest, Westlawn and Hilton Garden Inn.

These five projects were recognized based on their innovation, design effort and client satisfaction. Team members will attend a May 2, 2013, awards ceremony and reception that will take place at the Harley Davidson Museum in Milwaukee.

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