Montana

Montana Infrastructure Coalition

This month Jolene discusses the Montana Infrastructure Coalition. This is our second monthly video series, what would you like to see Jolene discuss in the future? About the Author Jolene Rieck is the Principal Landscape Architect and owner of Peaks to Plains Design. The firm provides landscape architecture, civil engineering and planning services for clients[…]

Question

Why Landscape Architecture as a career?

This is the first of our monthly video series. This month Jolene shares why she started a career in landscape architecture and its importance to her and thriving communities. About the Author Jolene Rieck is the Principal Landscape Architect and owner of Peaks to Plains Design. The firm provides landscape architecture, civil engineering and planning[…]

Awards

2017 Award-Winning Projects

  We are so proud to announce that we are the recipients of two awards by the Idaho-Montana Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.       Our work on the Forrest E. Mars Building at the Brinton Museum was recognized with the Merit Award in General Design. The Forrest E. Mars Jr. Building[…]

Driving

The Life of a Road Warrior

What do you think when you hear September and October? For us, the first thing that comes to mind is conference season. And for a firm like ours, whose primary service area encompasses over 500 miles in each direction, that is a lot of dashboard time. We traveled over 3,840 miles this conference season to[…]

Wildfires

Designing defensible spaces to protect from wildfires

Statistics show that, on average, around 100,000 wildfires happen every year in the U.S. and those wildfires can travel at speeds up to 14 mph – damaging everything in their path – according to National Geographic. Just last year in Montana, we experienced 2,026 wildfires, according to the National Interagency Fire Center, which means that[…]