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Outdoor Makerspaces at Woodbrook Elementary School

Outdoor Makerspaces at Woodbrook Elementary School

What does an outdoor makerspace for children look like? Timmons Group’s landscape architects set out to answer this question recently in our design work for the Woodbrook Elementary School Addition/Renovation project in Albemarle County, Virginia. Read more »


Together We Can Stop Zika!  Two Easy Ways for Managing Mosquitos

Together We Can Stop Zika!  Two Easy Ways for Managing Mosquitos

We know you’ve heard about Zika, I mean, who hasn’t?  This disease has gained its recent reputation for its major effects on women and unborn babies. It’s scary to think about it getting so close to home. Which brings us to ask: what can be done to prevent Zika in your area? Read more »


Picture This: Louisa County High School

Picture This: Louisa County High School

After a 5.8 magnitude earthquake and aftershocks struck Louisa County in August 2011, Louisa County High School was left damaged and desolate. Timmons Group was eager to help the County and began evaluating the project. Since the earthquake caused severe structural damage, building a new school was the most beneficial option for moving forward. Read more »


The ABC’s and 123’s of New Stormwater Regulations

The ABC’s and 123’s of New Stormwater Regulations

What does The Virginia Stormwater Act mean for school design and construction? What does managed turf, multiple disconnected BMPs, and “treatment trains” really mean? Read more »


Reimagining the Boundaries of Classroom Education

Reimagining the Boundaries of Classroom Education

As the new school year is upon us, Timmons Group's landscape architects discuss new and innovative stategies to keep students more engaged within the classroom. Read more »


Picture This: UNC School of the Arts Campus Police Station

Picture This: UNC School of the Arts Campus Police Station

This week's Picture This features the Police Station on UNC School of the Arts Campus. Designed by our North Carolina offices, the steep topography on site allowed for minimal grading. Read more »


Creating Tomorrow’s Environmental Stewards

Creating Tomorrow’s Environmental Stewards

As the new school year quickly approaches, Timmons Group’s education experts take a look at some of the site development issues surrounding K-12 facilities today. Read more »


Synthetic versus Natural Turf - Why the Pendulum is Swinging?

Synthetic versus Natural Turf - Why the Pendulum is Swinging?

As the new school year quickly approaches, Timmons Group’s education experts take a look at some of the site development issues surrounding K-12 facilities today. Read more »