Catalytic mixed use urban infill housing along the San Pablo Avenue corridor at the Oakland/Emeryville border which has transformed the image and perception of the local neighborhood.
- 40 residential units
- green roofs and private terraces
- green infrastructure
- drought tolerant, climate appropriate plantings
- LEED certified
Alameda Ferry Bay Trail
First Bay Trail along the San Francisco shoreline to meet the State of California's Sea Level Rise Adaptation requirements.
- dramatic vistas of San Francisco Skyline
- gateway plaza to Alameda Ferry Terminal
- interpretative opportunities of naval artifacts
- multi-modal Bay Trail
- shoreline overlooks
- dynamic views of shipping channel
atherton civic center masterplan
The Town of Atherton long lacked a central gathering space for civic functions and services. Through a creative outreach campaign of 'coffee talks' within private homes, consensus was reached on a visionary plan to integrate beloved community resources within a new civic center campus.
- coffee talks/neighborhood discussions
- oak woodland preservation
- consolidation of all civic functions and services
- central community green
- native, climate appropriate landscapes
Dixon Ranch Vision Plan
Located within the Sierra Foothills, Dixon Ranch will be the first community to provide multi-generational living, climate adaptation/resilience and net zero landscapes.
- trails linking all parks to front doors
- open space within 15 walk of all residences
- 90% native oak woodlands preserved
- multi-generational housing
Emeryville Civic Center
A restoration and addition to the historic City Hall in Emeryville, CA has lead to a renewed sense of community pride and identity.
- re-envisioning of streets to become multi-use open spaces
High Street Bay Trail
Providing a pedestrian and bicycle link of High Street to Fruitvale Avenue along the Oakland Estuary had long been a dream of the local community and the BCDC. Working with State, Federal and local agencies, OMG permitted and designed a new segment of Bay Trail which became the design and aesthetic precedent for all future trails along the Oakland Estruary.
- San Francisco Bay Trail
- Sea Level Rise Adaptation Planning
- Native, drought tolerant plantings
- Overlooks with fishing facilities
- Interpretative elements
San Stino Community Vision Plan
Nestled within oak woodlands in the historic Gold Country of the Sierra Nevadas, the San Stino Community Vision Plan will guide the creation of a new sustainable and resilient community that carefully integrates new residences within the natural environment.
- Community and business engagement
- Land Planning and site analysis
- Streetscape design
- Residential site planning
Working with the school community, we lead a series of workshops and pop-ups to gather and synthesize the communities preferences and vision for their outdoor learning environment.
- child directed play
- outdoor learning/ classrooms
- natural play features
- community built
UNO Community Engagement Center
A long term dream of building a central location for the UNO community to gather was realized at this center. The landscape was created to have direct connections to the outdoors, support community events and reinforce a sense of community.