Landscape Architecture

Montpelier Elementary School Playground


Advocate, Vermont Recreation and Parks Association Newsletter Summer 2020

SE Group’s Tom Hand and Drew Pollak-Bruce provide insight to the recently completed Montpelier Union Elementary School Playground project, and how the new design achieves key upgrades to the school facilities and grounds while providing education and play opportunities for students and the community at large.

 

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Vermont Planners Association Recognizes SE Group Projects


Two SE Group projects have been recognized by the Vermont Planners Association as part of its annual awards program.  The City of South Burlington’s Market Street Reconstruction Project was awarded Project of the Year, and Enosburg Falls Vital Village Master Plan won Plan of the Year.

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SE Group Hosts the Rail Trail Roundup


SE Group’s Recreation Planning team is working in partnership with The Path Less Pedaled on the Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail Wayfinding, Marketing and Branding Project.

Watch a video created by The Path Less Pedaled of the recent Rail Trail Roundup, which takes a behind the scenes look at the planning and public engagement process.

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SE Group Projects Receive 2019 Vermont Public Places Awards


The Vermont Town Forest Recreation Planning project and the Underwood Park Master Plan have both been recognized with Vermont Public Places Awards.

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Uncover the Magic of Your Park


Adventure Park Insider | Winter 2019

SE Group Landscape Architect Adam Portz writes about how the outdoor environment of adventure parks can enhance the guest experience beyond adrenaline, challenge, and thrill.

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Green is the New White


SE Group Landscape Architects Patrick Olstad and Jason Hoover presented an article in the July 2018 issue of Ski Area Management about the importance of resort landscaping designed for non-winter use.

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Master Plan for Chester Village Center Receives Awards


SE Group is pleased to announce that “Rediscovering Chester: A Master Plan for Chester Village Center for the Town of Chester, Vermont has been recognized with two planning awards—Plan of the Year by Vermont Planners Association and a Merit Award by the Vermont ASLA!

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VERMONT LAND TRUST HEADQUARTERS RECEIVES 2016 GOING GREEN COMMERICAL BUILDING AWARD


The Vermont Land Trust Headquarters project received the 2016 Going Green Commercial Building Award at the recent Vermont Green Building Network’s annual Green Building Gala.

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WELCOME TO THE TEAM


SE Group welcomes Patrick Olstad to the Landscape Architecture team.  As a licensed Landscape Architect and LEED accredited professional, Patrick brings over 20 years of experience creating functional and inspiring spaces. Patrick will work closely with both our planning and design teams—collaborating with team members toward successful design solutions, as well as managing projects. His past work includes notable projects within the Vermont landscape including Middlebury Riverfront Park, several Vermont State Parks, and the Winooski Downtown Redevelopment Project.

2016/17 VERMONT PUBLIC PLACES AWARDS


SE Group was honored with two 2016/17 Vermont Public Places Awards for our work at Spruce Peak Village Center at Stowe and The Center for Communication and Creative Media at Champlain College.

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