Mark Johnson is participating in an initial assessment workshop of 60 leaders from Boulder City, County and university and business leaders to discuss the potential acute shocks that might impact the community (such as the floods) and the chronic stresses that exist within the community (such as income disparity). The goal of this project is a collaboration toward making Boulder more resilient to unexpected change.
Denver-based urban design studio and strategic consultancy Civitas Inc., has received a prestigious 2014 AIA NY Design Award for its plan to revitalize the 30-acre St. Patrick’s Island in Calgary, Alberta. Civitas partnered with New York-based W Architecture and Landscape Architecture, co-leading a multi-disciplinary team for the design of this island park. An international jury bestowed the project with a Merit Award in the Urban Design category. The St. Patrick’s Island project was deemed exemplary for its collaborative effort and visionary plan to restore and return a significant Calgary parkland to active public use. Read more..