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civitas is turning the big 3-0

Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year – with official events planned to coincide with the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) November annual meeting in Denver – the firm has played a key role in changing the face of its Denver hometown, as well as cities from coast to coast and around the world.  Pivotal to the firm’s success in evincing real-world urban change in venues from L.A. to Afghanistan is a design philosophy that includes the tenet that projects are ultimately always “about them, not us.”  Read more..


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Cities and Landscapes of the new economy

reSITE 2014: Cities and Landscapes of the New Economy will take place from June 19-20, 2014 at the newly constructed Forum Karlin in Prague, Czech Republic.  Mark Johnson will join more than 50 international participants and over 500 guests at the brand new Forum Karlin and debate the architecture, politics, finance and community participation with the world’s best experts in urban economy, design and development.  Read more about the reSite conference.


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Dedication of One City Plaza in Greenville

May 6, 2014. City officials held a ribbon cutting and dedication of the One City Plaza in downtown Greenville. Thank you to our collaborators Bob Hughes, Hughes Development Corp., 4240 Architects and The City of Greenville for truly making great public spaces. Go to the videotape or read more about One City Plaza.  Image courtesy of FishEye Studios.