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Category Archives: Community

Community Facilities, Community Planning

We’re Growing as the We Expand Our Territory!

We are growing as we expand our service area, so it is with great enthusiasm that we reveal our new Project Manager! [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="132"] Kristi Park, PLA[/caption] Kristi Park, landscape architect and seasoned project manager. Kristi is well-versed in all phases of project development from conceptual design to construction documentation on a wide…
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Summer is for Interns!

The West Studio team welcomes our 2016 Summer Intern; Emily Lange, an aspiring landscape architect, currently enrolled in her first studio at the University of Washington. Emily comes to The West Studio to gain real-world industry experience, to observe the firm’s ongoing work and participate in our in-house research and development. Emily has spent the last six…
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El Centro de la Raza’s Cinco de Mayo

A Community Cultural Celebration El Centro de la Raza (ECDLR) held their 11th annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration Saturday May 7th, 2016 at the Jefferson Community Center in Seattle. Free and open to the public, it couldn’t have been a more perfect afternoon for a community celebration with clear blue skies and balmy weather that…
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8 Health Benefits of Being Out in Nature

Spring is finally here! Time to shake off the winter blues and get outside. We have the evidence to explain the health benefits of why you should be spending more time in nature. 1. Reduced Anxiety & Depression Rumination is what happens when you get really sad and you can’t stop thinking about it or…
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