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The typical 20 foot by 40 foot brownstone garden was designed to reflect the clients Caribbean heritage. Vibrant colors, shutters and lush plantings were utilized to give the garden a tropical feel.

Client: Derryck / Anderson Residence
Location: Harlem, New York
Status: Constructed / 2006
Budget: $60,000
Team: Glenn LaRue Smith, Principal Designer
Collaboration: Chelsea Gardens – Landscape Contractor

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An ‘Enchanted Forest’ theme guided the redesign of the park layout and new playground equipment.  The abundance of trees on site contributed the theme based on community workshops.  The park schematic design was a part of Mayor Vincent Gray’s $30 million ‘Play DC’ park renovation initiative, which included 28 city parks.  Forest Hills Park was part of a creative collaboration between The Trust for Public Land, the Parks and Recreation Department and the Department of General Services.  SiteWorks Landscape Architecture served as play equipment design sub-consultants.

Client: Trust for Public Land, DC Parks and Recreation & DC Department of General Services
Location: Washington, DC
Status: Schematic Design / 2013
Budget: $1 million
Team: Glenn LaRue Smith, Principal-in-charge; Vinson J. Camacho, Design Associate
Collaboration: Smith+Murray studios; SiteWorks Landscape Architecture – New York, NY

 

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This small corner park is the first phase of the East Eustis Master Plan.  The park was designed to act as the visual and physical gateway to the East Eustis neighborhood. The key element of the design is a shelter that services bus riders as well as acts as a passive seating area for the community.  In addition to additional seating there are entry signs on each corner and a location within the park for public art.

Client: City of Eustis
Location: Eustis, Florida
Status: Constructed / 2012
Budget: $700,000
Team: Glenn LaRue Smith: Principal Design, Vinson J. Camacho: Design Associate
Collaboration: Smith + Murray studios

 

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This one-acre park creates a promenade spine that takes advantage of a closed street.  The promenade organizes the park activities around a four pavilion structures designed to house community activities and localized commercial markets.  The park also includes restrooms, open lawn play, plaza with splash fountain, and a 5-12 year old play area.

Client:  City of Eustis
Location:  Eustis, Florida
Status:  95% Complete / 2014
Budget: $1.5 million
Team: Glenn LaRue Smith: Principal Design, Vinson J. Camacho:  Design Associate
Collaboration: Smith + Murray studios

 

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PUSH studio prepared schematic plans that included playground upgrades, ADA ramp access, circulation reorganization and stormwater management. Rose Park was a collaborative effort between The Friends of Rose Park, The Trust for Public Land, the Parks and Recreation Department and the Department of General Services. The park schematic design was a part of the Washington DC Mayor’s $30 million ‘Play DC’ park renovation initiative, which included 28 city parks.

Client:  Trust for Public Land, DC Parks and Recreation & DC Department of General Services
Location:  Washington, DC
Status:  Constructed 2015
Budget: $1 million
Project Team: Glenn LaRue Smith, Principal-in-charge    Vinson J. Camacho, Design Associate
Collaboration: Smith + Murray studios, Washington, DC    SiteWorks Landscape Architecture – New York, NY    Design/Build – General Services Administration, Washington, DC