Peaks to Plains Design developed a landscape design for the Ft. Peck Veterans Memorial that invokes feelings of patriotism and solemnity. The outcome results in areas of seclusion for reflection and gathering areas for memorial ceremonies. The main goal of the design was to maintain symmetry, which is commonly used in memorial-type of designs, and to provide additional symbolism through design. Five large evergreen trees were used with individual lights to represent each branch of service.
Peaks to Plains Design provided civil engineering and landscape architecture services for development of a 11-acre aquatic park project located in Gillette, Wyoming. Peaks to Plains Design, provided the site layout and design for the project extending from the pool coping outward. We conceived an efficient grading and drainage plan on both a macro and micro level to provide drainage for not only the pool deck area, but also for the surrounding site and new 254-stall parking lot. Both water and sanitary sewer main extensions were designed to service the site and provide fire protection. Peaks to Plains Design played an instrumental role in facilitating coordination between the City of Gillette, architect, aquatics specialist, MEP consultants and structural engineer to ensure the buildings, aquatic amenities, utilities and drainage system was designed to minimize infrastructure conflicts on this large-scale project.
Lakota Freedom Veteran’s Cemetery consists 120 acres that were given by the Oglala Sioux Tribe for the purpose of a cemetery and to be the permanent site of the Lakota Freedom Veteran’s Cemetery. Peaks to Plains Design provided the landscape architecture to have minimal landscape disturbance for an ethereal look.
Peaks to Plains Design is part of a design team on a revitalization project that will add momentum to support the East Billings Urban Renewal District (EBURD). The EBURD is a mixed-used controlled industrial area. The approaches to the corridor planning and urban design take into account fundamental livability principles to provide more transportation choices, promote equitable, affordable housing, enhance economic competitiveness, to support the existing communities and to leverage federal policies and investment.
The basis for the landscape design is to enhance and accentuate the Diesel Technology Center’s architecture, while ensuring that important architectural features are not obstructed; provide visual interest through color, form and pattern; develop quality outdoor open space for student use; reduce maintenance and care costs by selecting medium- to low-maintenance plant materials; and consider a water efficient design through the use of native and adaptive plant materials and irrigation equipment selection.
Peaks to Plains Design served as the project landscape architect for the Dickinson Public Safety Center. We who worked with the design team on site layout, the landscape plan and the irrigation system for the nine acre site. An outdoor courtyard provides opportunities for staff gatherings and cooking. The design reflects Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) principles, low maintenance plant material and water-conserving irrigation system.
Peaks to Plains Design provided graphic design services to develop a logo and park maps for Arrowstone Park in Deer Lodge, Montana. Upon selection of a logo, the logo package was put together, which included: font styles, color guidlines and the logo artwork in sixteen different formats. Due to the success of the graphic design services, the client requested that entry signs be designed to reflect the park’s new brand.
The Forrest E. Mars Jr. Building was developed by The Brinton Museum to showcase one of the most significant Western and American Indian Art collections in the Rocky Mountain West. The 24,000 square foot, $15.8 million, eco-conscious museum is located 12-miles south of Sheridan, Wyoming. Peaks to Plains Design provided landscape architectural services for this project, including: green roof design, planting plan, irrigation design, design detailing, and construction administration. Native plants, wildflowers, forbs and woody trees and shrubs were included in this low, maintenance design. The designers collaborated with project architects to both preserve and enhance the surrounding views.