Art in the Landscape: Calf Pasture Beach, Norwalk, Connecticut

The City of Norwalk solicited design services for reconstruction of Calf Pasture Beach parking lots. Aris Land Studio assisted the City to design and install “green infrastructure” improvements demonstrating various strategies. The Clean Water Act of 1972 led to significant investments to deal with the water quality of the Sound. Fisheries had been damaged, leading… Continue reading Art in the Landscape: Calf Pasture Beach, Norwalk, Connecticut

Advocacy: In support of House Bill 5429

Advocacy:  Aris W. Stalis testified as a representative of the Connecticut Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects at the Public Hearing of the Committee on Transportation in Connecticut in support of House Bill 5429 (https://www.cga.ct.gov/asp/cgabillstatus/cgabillstatus.asp?selBillType=Bill&which_year=2021&bill_num=5429): An Act Concerning Pedestrian Safety. His testimony highlighted the following strategies:      Granting pedestrian rights of way at… Continue reading Advocacy: In support of House Bill 5429

Project Completion: H. Smith Richardson Golf Course Clubhouse

Project Completion:  The final punch list is nearly complete for H. Smith Richardson Golf Course Clubhouse. A few items require attention in the spring, but the majority of work is complete, ending a 30 month process from initial design programming, through construction. We look forward to a formal ribbon cutting in the spring, when the… Continue reading Project Completion: H. Smith Richardson Golf Course Clubhouse

Under Construction: Mill Hill Elementary School

Under Construction: The oak at Mill Hill Elementary School with framing. Something we continue to monitor.

Construction Starting: Mill Hill Elementary School

28 August 2020: Work has begun at the Mill Hill Elementary School. Of high importance is the protection and preservation of a 35”diameter oak (Scarlet Oak – Quercus coccinea).