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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 […]

BDG creates “Helium Garden” for Parking Day 2016

Posted by on Sep 20, 2016
BDG creates “Helium Garden” for Parking Day 2016

For Parking Day 2016, our goal was to create a sculptural installation that amplified atmospheric qualities of the urban setting. We utilized the contrasting material qualities of cobblestone, latex, and helium in order to achieve […]

First new building on former 195 land in Providence opens

Posted by on Sep 1, 2016

Kris and Tim attended the ribbon cutting this morning for the first new building to be opened on the former 195 land in downtown Providence, the John J. Bowen Center for Science and Innovation at […]

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 […]

Mount Greylock Regional School: Advancing Knowledge Through Nature

Posted by on Dec 16, 2015
Mount Greylock Regional School: Advancing Knowledge Through Nature

Mount Greylock’s academic and athletic program is compelled by the extraordinary beauty, spirituality and history of its environment. Located in the Berkshires, just to the west of its namesake the tallest point in Massachusetts (Mt […]

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 […]

Where are they now? Birchwood checks in on two recently completed projects

Posted by on Oct 23, 2015
Where are they now? Birchwood checks in on two recently completed projects

Ballardvale Park, completed 6 months ago. Located in the Historic Ballardvale District in Andover MA, this local park was in great need of a rehab. Championed by Andover facilities and neighborhood groups, Birchwood Design Group […]

New Park BDG Designed For The Town Of Cumberland, RI Featured in Newspaper Article

Posted by on Oct 17, 2015
New Park BDG Designed For The Town Of Cumberland, RI Featured in Newspaper Article

Their have been bumps in the road along the way, but construction on the park  BDG designed for the Town of Cumberland is moving along and it should be in great shape for a spring […]