Author Archives: Emily Russell

Subsistence Farm, Port Orchard, WA

We recently visited a past project in Port Orchard, WA.  This subsistence farm has been installed in phases over the last few years and we were excited to see how it was taking shape.  Included in this project is a rain garden handling roof runoff, drought tolerant herb and perennial garden, native plantings, an orchard, vegetable […]

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My Time so Far – Joseph Long

We have been busy over the last week! Last Wednesday Emily and I met with Rice Fergus Miller Architects in Bremerton to discuss the new Spyglass Apartments project that will be breaking ground sometime in the fall.  This is a large scale project that will present many obstacles in the design process.  The project includes […]

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My Time so Far – Joseph Long

This past week was a very good learning experience for me.  On Wednesday, I accompanied Emily Russell to a consultation in Mukilteo (requiring a ferry ride across the sound).  The home was on an incredible slope, making it difficult to get the measurements needed for an accurate base map.  This experience introduced me to the […]

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My Time So Far – Joseph Long

The first two weeks of the internship have flown by!  Over the past two weeks I have been fortunate enough to see many of the inner workings of a Landscape Architecture firm.  So far I have been documenting and photographing past projects, and have taken part in post construction site visits as well as pre-design […]

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Post Construction Visit (Boys & Girls Club)

The plants at the Boys & Girls Club have not yet had time to grow to their full size, having been planted last fall, however they are doing well.  It normally takes about 3 years for planted beds to become established, at which point the plantings will fill out and take on a massed appearance. […]

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