Fay Savage recently joined the GreenWorks team and we’re thrilled. She comes to us with an MBA and great experience in the energy, creative, hospitality, and manufacturing industries. She brings innovative, detail-oriented analytical skills, and a wonderful sense of humor. So where has she been and what does she get around to when she’s not helping us pay the bills?Read More
We’re thrilled Vivian Schoung has joined the GreenWorks team as a Landscape Designer. She’s hit the ground running and we’ve really enjoyed having her around. We wanted to get to know her, so we asked why she chose this work, where she’s been, and what she does for fun. Here’s our interview.Read More
The community was the inspiration for a nature play area. We created various working groups for the waterfront development and one of the groups focused on recreation. Their first project idea was the Nature Play Area.Read More
It’s June and that means the peloton of Pedalpalooza rides are already pulling away, catch up!
Pedalpalooza is “a month-long celebration of bicycles and bike culture” put on by a planning committee known as Shift. Portlanders plan rides and Shift helps them get the word out. You can join rides celebrating pretty much anything worth celebrating.Read More
“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.Read More
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.Read More
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:Read More
The Oak Harbor Clean Water Facility, a project GreenWorks participated in, has been named Project of the Year by the Washington State American Public Works Association. “This project is a great example of how to leverage large public infrastructure projects for multiple benefits,” says Gill Williams, principal at GreenWorks. “The key here is advancement in wastewater treatment technology that allows communities to place these facilities in places that, before now, were out of bounds.”Read More