Site Plan Landscape Tasks Summary

As school facilities occupy two city blocks, to maximize student safety across the included city street, MVR first had to define strict 1) vehicular circulation of parking and 2) student access to the athletic field area.  

Strategic canopy shade and evergreen trees within this former brownfield screen industrial features and knit the building to the street and district neighborhoods. 

Included the interior Landscape Courtyard Design.



Planting design in Industrial contexts, and for ballfields in urban areas.

See Urban Athletic Field and Street Tree Galleries below.

DTC Project employment
Project Architects Svigals + Partners, New Haven, CT

Planted:2002-03       Photographed:2014

Google E Landscape Street View: 100 James St New Haven, CT 06513

Urban SCHOOL Site Plan Landscape

Urban Industrial PK-8 School Yard Plan

New Haven, CT

This project required a city zoning variance to permit a school facility within a district zoned for Industrial uses.

Industrial_School_Site Plan Landscape CT