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A bold approach to increasing energy efficiency and switching to renewable fuels is taking place in Oakland. EcoBlock. And MIG is helping create the template.
Nakano Joins MIG
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The merger will deepen and expand sustainable landscape architecture and urban design services for clients in the Pacific Northwest.
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She received one of ASLA’s highest honors, at the national ASLA meeting in Minneapolis.
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The Jury said: “This effort (Charlotte Future 2040) pushes planning in a new direction. The replicable ‘Place Type’ process can be a model for how to think about place more holistically and at a larger scale in other communities.”
Houston Resilient Sidewalks
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MIG's Houston Resilient Sidewalks Plan was recently awarded a 2023 Planning Achievement - Gold Award in Resilience from the Texas chapter of the American Planning Association.
Jose de Jesus Leal
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José de Jesus Leal will share innovative ideas about Indigenous ecological knowledge and how that can dramatically change our approach to climate action.
Deschutes Comp Plan
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Even before the Plan is complete, its community engagement is recognized as a model for excellence—including innovative techniques for reaching people who have not traditionally engaged in land use planning.
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A new community park in Hillsboro, OR opened this month, featuring Oro, the friendly giant. It’s the area’s first and only purpose-built accessible park—its theme is: “woods gone wild.”
Puget Sound FY23 Grant
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A collaboration of 13 agencies, nonprofits and tribes will complete a 200-mile trail through the Olympic Peninsula.
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Article details how the Park Needs Assessment Plus project used data, including fitness trackers and smart phone apps, to increase park equity—as awards lauding the project come in.
Sports Equity
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Fostering equity and youth development by providing a model for guiding investments in sports fields.
San Jose Vision Zero
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A new hard-hitting and emotional campaign to reduce deaths from traffic crashes is launching in San José, California. It’s part of Vision Zero, an international effort to reduce traffic deaths to zero.
EBMUD 100 Years
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As it turns 100, the company that provides water to the entire SF East Bay asked us to help it celebrate. Big time!
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County Supervisors approved a data-driven plan to conserve 30% of land and coastal waters by 2030, advance park equity, and restore degraded land, especially in low-income communities.
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A once forlorn park will now reconnect the City with its River and revitalize the downtown.
MIG Opens Brooklyn Office
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MIG’s new Downtown Brooklyn office—co-located with W Architecture and Landscape Architecture—now allows both firms to collectively push the boundaries of innovative, community-based solutions from coast to coast.
Muni’s Return-to-Service Campaign
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How do you bring riders back to transit after a pandemic? A fresh take on an iconic brand promotes Muni transit service improvements for riders across San Francisco neighborhoods.
APG Merger
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The merger will deepen and expand services for clients in the Pacific Northwest. MIG | APG, will provide a full range of service, from planning and design to zoning and development codes, for both public and private sector clients.
Mendez Park and Freedom Trail
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A new park and park plan in Westminster promotes racial equity and honors local civil rights leaders.
Green Building Council Awards
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Earvin “Magic” Johnson Park is Project of the Year at the Sustainable Innovation Awards. And Santa Monica City Hall East won an award for zero waste.
Charlotte 2040 Virtual Open House
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Two of 2021’s top websites for urban planning: Burlingame for its easy-to-use, highly informative digital plan and community process; Charlotte for its Virtual Open House
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Jamillah Jordan, leader of MIG's Equity Studio, has been selected for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Culture of Health Leaders program.
Wildfires Affect Park Conservation
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Recent wildfires impact park conservation, equity and health—and point to a need to plan for future extremes
ASLA Cites Jaw-Dropping Aquariums
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New York Aquarium’s “Ocean Wonders: Sharks” exhibit highlighted as part of ASLA’s Tools for Teachers program.
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We will not be silent. We will not look away. We will stand together. MIG stands in solidarity with the Movement for Black Lives. We condemn racism, white supremacy and violence in all its forms. We commit to the active pursuit of racial equity.
Magic Johnson Park
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With Phase 1 already underway at the 120-acre Earvin “Magic” Johnson Recreation Area, the County approved funding to bring the AHBE | MIG masterplan closer to reality.
Power of Communities
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Few things are as remarkable as the power of the human condition to both shape and be shaped by the world around us.
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The new play area for 3rd-5th grade students merges elements of Hong Kong's traditional culture with exciting climbing play, and won an OPAL award for interior design.
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“Easily read and clearly explained and illustrated, the book should be in the library of every municipal planning department, urban design firm, landscape architecture offices and community organizations promoting healthy living and great human spaces,” the EDRA jury stated.
LAF Quantifies Yanaguana Garden Successes
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Landscape Architecture Foundation released its case study of Yanaguana Garden Play Area in San Antonio, citing quantifiable environmental, social and economic benefits.
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The new plan defines the essence of this Ashland park and won the Award of Excellence for Analysis & Planning from the Oregon ASLA.
Raising Public Expectations for Public Spaces
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Should public agency workspaces look spartan and cost-effective so no one gets upset about wasting public money? The opposite, said MIG Principal Gary Lai in a think tank discussion.
Top ASLA Award for Willamette Falls Cultural  Landscape Report
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In uncovering centuries of history, the report balanced stories from multiple and often conflicting perspectives, posing the critical question: Whose narrative is it?
Hing Hay Park Study
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This just in! A wealth of independent data, analysis and feedback that we often wish for and rarely get—Seattle’s Hing Hay Park is now a proven success.
ORPA Award for Tualatin Parks & Rec
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The City’s new Parks and Recreation Master Plan was recognized for innovative techniques and funding solutions, among other attributes.
Achieving Equitable Park Access
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A cookie cutter is great for making a lot of equal cookies. But not for providing equitable parks for diverse communities. MIG has some better ideas and Park&Rec magazine features them.
San Antonio Plan Gains IDA’s 2019 Top Award
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The Downtown Achievement Pinnacle Award recognizes the most creative and inspiring innovations in urban place management.
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MIG’s landscape architecture team in Portland has won Oregon ASLA’s 2019 Outstanding Firm Award, recognizing design excellence.
New York aquarium shark exhibit
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Ocean Wonders: Sharks! at the New York Aquarium received a Top Honors Award from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).
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The Summer 2019 California Park and Recreation Society magazine includes an article by MIG’s Cindy Mendoza and Lauren Schmitt about the new park standard: within a 10-minute walk.
Walk Boston Praises Streets Reconsidered
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From Wendy Landman, ED of Walk Boston: “A terrific how-to manual for community activists and municipal staff…to bring streets back to life.”
ASLA Issues New Guidelines for Universal Design
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MIG Principal Melissa Erikson contributed to first-ever set of international guidelines that consider a broad range of abilities for designing the public realm.
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In this month’s “Landscape Architecture Magazine,” MIG Director of Landscape Architecture Brice Maryman shares an emerging set of “better practices.”
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“This book will be of great value to anyone who ever deals with streets in any capacity.”
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Seattle Neighborhood Greenways (SNG) has awarded its inaugural Community Enhancer Award to the newly redesigned Hing Hay park.
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“Making the world a better place” binds the two firms together.
Accessible Beach Park
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The accessible and sustainable beachfront playground in Santa Monica won 2019 Westside Urban Forum Design Award for Public/Open Space for AHBE | MIG.
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A new memorial will honor those lost in a tragic, massive mudslide near Oso Washington, as well as those who survived and the first and community responders.
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The MIG competition proposal won both the Conservation Innovation award and the coveted People’s Choice award for re-envisioning the Jordan River Parkway in Salt Lake County.
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An APA-award-winning project in Utah breaks new urban planning ground with virtual reality.
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The project, in Golden, Colorado, was one of only 16 projects nationwide to receive a Grand Award from the ACEC. All it took was a little magic.
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AHBE Landscape Architects joined urban planning and design firm, MIG, Inc., in 2019, creating MIG’s Los Angeles office.
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The Landscape Architecture Foundation funds studies to quantify why some environments perform better and offer more benefits than others. Yanaguana is one of them.
Groundbreaking of Pacific Fleet Submarine Museum
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New immersive and interactive technologies will bring the U.S. Submarine Force—the “Silent Service”—to life.
New CEQA, New Opportunities
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With new CEQA rules, you can take advantage of new opportunities to make better places with more choices for people and reduce the impact on the natural environment.
Streets Reconsidered Book Cover
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Streets Reconsidered: Inclusive Design for the Pubic Realm, by Daniel Iacofano and Mukul Malhotra, shows what streets can offer communities if they are designed for people, along with vehicles. Get a 20% discount!
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Our innovative, weird and amphibious outdoor seating (a bathtub) has won the People’s Choice Award in Portland’s Street Seat Competition. You have to see it to believe it.
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A new “backyard” at the San José Children’s Discovery Museum brings the joys of nature and the freedom to get dirty to kids in an urban environment.
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San Diego-based MJE Marketing and MIG are now MIG | MJE, greatly expanding our marketing, branding, design, advertising, public relations and outreach services in Southern California.
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MIG has created a partnership to launch a specialized web publishing platform...
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We are pleased to announce that The Portico Group (Portico) of Seattle, Washington, has joined MIG.
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SvR brings an integrated approach to urban design that blurs the boundaries between landscape architecture, civil engineering, planning and applied ecology.
The Cottages in Pacifica, CA
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We are pleased to announce that we have formed an alliance with Entitlement Advisors and Carol McDermott of Newport Beach, California.
KQCM water display
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We are excited to announce that MIG | Portico Principal Alissa Rupp has been named a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects – AIA’s highest membership honor.