GreenWorks and the new Light Rail Route to SW Portland

GreenWorks and the new Light Rail Route to SW Portland

You’ve probably heard planners are considering a new Trimet MAX line to Southwest Portland. The new line, right now known as the Southwest Corridor (SWC) Plan, is in the planning stage. There’s no sure bet the line will happen, as there are many hurdles it’ll need to clear before the project can be completed, but there are lots of people working hard on the design in hopes it will go to construction. GreenWorks Senior Project Manager Jennifer D’Avanzo, as part of the Urban Design Team, has been involved with the project since mid-last year.

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A New, Fully Inclusive Playground for Couch Park

A New, Fully Inclusive Playground for Couch Park

“Balancing technical aspects like grading, drainage, and customized detailing while preserving trees and working within the existing footprint made it an extremely challenging project,” lead designer and GreenWorks project manager Ben Johnson says. Ben worked with great partners to overcome the site’s challenges with responsive design. The GreenWorks team wanted to compel kids, all kids, to play in creative ways. That meant we needed to create a unique place.

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Four New Parks Opening in 2019!

Four New Parks Opening in 2019!

Spring has sprung has in the Northern hemisphere and the time for taking outdoor adventures has arrived! GreenWorks is pleased to share a sneak peek at some of the parks we’ve designed that are opening this year. Whether you’re looking for an urban park close to home or a destination park in the PNW, these one-of-a-kind recreation areas will keep your whole family busy and happy this spring and summer.

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A GreenWorks Reading List

A GreenWorks Reading List

If you were to drop in on us here at GreenWorks you would most likely overhear people talking about books, podcasts, and other inspiring media while re-upping on coffee or tea in the kitchen. It’s a part of the culture here many of us really enjoy and foster. If I’m ever in need of a good book recommendation, I know I can turn to my fellow GreenWorker bookworms to point me in the right direction.

If you’re in need of a good book, here’s what the good people at GreenWorks are reading these days:

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