Tanner Springs Park continues to get international and national interest

On October 27, 2016 GreenWorks led a tour for the College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture of Beijing University and staff of Landscape Architecture Frontiers publication. This tour group was particularly interested in technical issues related to: soil/vegetation approaches for water quality treatment; the ultra- violet finishing treatment that allows for human contact with the treated water; and soil capping issues for a former brownfield site. GreenWorks typically leads 4-6 tours per year since Tanner Springs Park opened in 2005. Tour groups have included national and international professional and environmental organizations and academic institutions. Visitors are interested in a variety of issues, including design inspiration, public involvement and outreach, and technical challenges.

Tanner Springs Design Team: Artist: Herbert Dreiseitl, Ueberlingen, Germany Landscape Architect: Dreiseitl/Waterscapes Inc. Ueberlingen, Germany Local Landscape Architect: GreenWorks PC, Portland Civil Engineers: KPFF Consulting Engineers, Portland Mechanical/Electrical Engineering: R&W Engineering Inc., Beaverton Fountain Engineering: CMS Collaborative, Santa Cruz Botany and Wetland Plants: Cooke Scientific Services, Inc., Seattle Construction: Slayden Construction, Slayton Client: City of Portland Parks and Recreation