Summer Project Complete

Posted by on Nov 23, 2015
Summer Project Complete

Summers are a busy time for many school facility and planning departments.  Site development improvements have been designed, approved and contractors ready to go when the school year ends in May or June.  Designers, contractors and […]

Hazard vs. Risk

Posted by on Nov 3, 2015
Hazard vs. Risk

            I am a parent of a 9 year old and a 12 year old who are growing up in a relatively urban environment in Providence, RI. Their current playground […]

Native Plants in Design

Posted by on Aug 17, 2015
Native Plants in Design

The profession of Landscape Architecture covers a wide range of specialties and talent. Some Landscape Architects practice in a policy position for the National Park Service; others practice as urban planners. While many design for global markets, […]

Healthcare for Small Businesses in RI

Posted by on May 15, 2015

BDG attended a breakfast seminar hosted by RI Taskforce geared towards small business input on the health insurance rate debate.  The presentation explained to business owners like BDG what the 2016 changes to small group healthcare […]

PARK(ing) Day Providence 2014

Posted by on Oct 3, 2014
PARK(ing) Day Providence 2014

Birchwood celebrated the second annual Park(ing) day in Providence on a beautiful late summer day recently.  We decided to develop a city parking space into an interactive demonstration on an enviromental issue near and dear […]

PARK(ing) DAY PROVIDENCE 2014

Posted by on Sep 15, 2014

Birchwood Design Group is pleased to be a participant in the 2nd Annual Park(ing) Day Providence.  In case you are unaware of what Park(ing) Day is all about – …”Remixing niche spaces in the urban […]

URI’s New LGBTQ Center is underway

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014

The official groundbreaking for the new LGBTQ Center on the URI Campus was this morning.  Stay tuned for progress on construction. http://events.uri.edu/event/groundbreaking_lgbtq_center

DBE Certification

Posted by on Jan 30, 2014

Birchwood Design Group now has disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) certification in Massachusetts.  Our firms designation as a DBE will now be listed in the Massachusetts Central Register and the DBE Certified Business Listing of eligible firms for federal-aid […]

Barrington Village Connectivity Study

Posted by on Nov 8, 2013
Barrington Village Connectivity Study

Birchwood Design Group’s village study is well underway.  We received positive feedback at this week’s Planning Board meeting and previous meetings with business owners and land owners.  Check out the Barrington Patch article – ‘Take a Look […]

IMAGINE

Posted by on Sep 20, 2013
IMAGINE

For a second…extra space for a respite, for exploration, for transformation. Park (ing) day was a huge success for Providence.  Over 30 parking spaces were taken over by professional organizations, non-profit groups, schools and entrepreneurs. Birchwood […]