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Site Visit to Point Bonita YMCA

June 13, 2018

We recently had the pleasure of visiting the Point Bonita YMCA site to take some as-built measurements as they implement our vision plan.  With staggering views of the Pacific and Rodeo Beach below, the approach is to transform the site into one that continues to inspire through nature and facilitates outdoor learning for local youth and families.Concept…

Castro Street Project Update!

June 1, 2018

Updates from our Castro street mixed use project that is currently underway. Located on the corner of Castro Street and El Camino Real in the Mountain View downtown corridor, the project envisions a public plaza at the corner that serves the public, the adjacent neighborhood, and the tenants of the mixed use development. The public…

The Designer as Change Agent

January 19, 2018

Join April at the TOM TOM FOUNDERS SUMMIT April will be on a panel to discuss “Innovations in Urban Agriculture” and creating local food economies. Tom Tom Founder’s Festival is a summit uniting entrepreneurs, innovators, executives and investors shaping the future of industry in small cities. Click here for to learn more about the TOM TOM…

The Redwoods – Benefits of a Therapeutic Garden

September 13, 2017

We are very excited that The Redwoods, a senior living community in Mill Valley, California is nearing completion. For the past seven years, APDW has been creating and administering a new landscape design for their campus-wide renovation project. The Redwoods has provided a comfortable, beautiful, and friendly living environment for Marin County senior citizens for…

Coming Soon: The Union Flats!

June 30, 2017

APDW is very excited to announce that our project, The Union Flats in Union City, CA is on track to be completed in September of 2017! This project was a collaboration between APDW and David Baker Architects, to design a 243 unit mixed use housing complex right across from Union City’s intermodal transit hub. The project…

Ecology with a Silver Lining

May 4, 2017

Nestled among old growth Redwoods, AutoCamp Russian River offers a spectacular respite near banks of the Russian River in Guerneville, California. The boutique “glamping” accommodations of shiny silver Airstreams or canvas tents provide Bay Area city dwellers with an easy getaway, complete with full immersion into nature. APDW collaborated with Mesa Lane Partners and Dan Weber…

APDW Project Featured in “Your Land” Publication

April 4, 2017

April is the World Landscape Architecture Month and we are happy to celebrate it with this publication on Vegetable Gardens! #WLAM2017 #thisislandscapearchitecture  Check out this new article about APDW’s project, published by Your Land… Your Land is a one-time publication produced by  Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) to introduce the profession of landscape architecture to students from grade school…