The benefits of high-quality athletic spaces

Posted by on Feb 27, 2017
The benefits of high-quality athletic spaces

The importance of the quality of athletic spaces According to many experts in this field, high-quality athletic spaces are crucial to the health and performance of athletes. This doesn’t change whether we are talking about […]

The benefits of outdoor learning in an educational environment

Posted by on Nov 22, 2016
The benefits of outdoor learning in an educational environment

Outdoor learning is not a new concept. People in ancient Rome and Greece were involved in outdoor education. As a matter of fact, about 200 years ago, there were more students learning outdoors, but the […]

ITS TIME TO THINK SMARTer ABOUT YOUTH SPORTS

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016
ITS TIME TO THINK SMARTer ABOUT YOUTH SPORTS

changes are coming? The drive to compete is ingrained in the human DNA and is deeply rooted in our culture.  This drive has changed the way youth athletics is played in the United States as […]

Changing the image of Athletic Facilities

Posted by on Feb 18, 2015

As a parent of three, I have spent a fair amount of my time at some sort of athletic field sitting in an uncomfortable aluminum or wood bleacher, getting a snack from the block building with […]

Yarn Bombing in Baltimore

Posted by on Dec 12, 2013
Yarn Bombing in Baltimore

Being somewhat of an urbanist, I had heard of the art of yarn bombing and seen pictures.  It had become so popular that even Time Magazine ran a digital photo article, “The Art of Yarn […]

Marshfield High School Construction Rolls On

Posted by on Oct 21, 2013
Marshfield High School Construction Rolls On

As the cooler weather of fall continues to roll in, the push on Marshfield’s new High school continues to roll on.  Last Friday I was out at the site to check out progress.  The main […]

A Mill Farm in Fall River

Posted by on Oct 1, 2013

Found this interesting article in Eco RI News titled “Solar-Powered Indoor Farm Sustains Fall River” about an indoor solar powered hydroponic farm inside the Durfee Union Mills.  According to the article the farm, S&S’s Urban […]

MOVING CLOSER TO GAME TIME AT TUCKER FIELD

Posted by on Sep 27, 2013
MOVING CLOSER TO GAME TIME AT TUCKER FIELD

Construction at Tucker Field in Cumberland, Rhode Island continues to march forward and nears completion.  The complex has been upgraded with a new Synthetic Turf Field and resurfaced Synthetic Track.  It was less than two […]

Creating A Sustainable Start-Up Future

Posted by on Aug 19, 2013
Creating A Sustainable Start-Up Future

After reading an interesting article in the Boston Globe, Priced Out of the Innovation District by Paul Morrow I started to think of the sustainability of our start-up communities and the overall effect these communities can […]

A DAY ON THE WOONASQUATUCKET RIVER

Posted by on Jul 21, 2013
A DAY ON THE WOONASQUATUCKET RIVER

This past Friday, Birchwood Design Group spent the day investigating the Woonasquatucket River.  The Woonasquatucket River  runs 15.8 miles from Primrose Pond in North Smithfield  and joins the Moshassuck River  combining to form the Providence River.  The Woonasquatucket River […]