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Haihe Riverfront Ribbon Park, China
January 30th, 2012 by Sherwood

The Haihe Riverfront Ribbon Park is in Tianjin, south of Beijing. Sherwood is working with Hargreaves Associates and the city of Tianjin to produce design development documents of a new park along the Haihe River, the first of over ten miles of parkland that will provide the most significant open space for this rapidly expanding 11 million person city. We are providing services toward wetland creation; water reuse; stormwater management and riparian protection. (more…)

Lands End Visitor Center
January 25th, 2012 by Sherwood

Sherwood is developing a new Visitor Center at the entrance to San Francisco’s Lands End, a Golden Gate National Park landmark. The shoreline trails attract more than one million visitors a year with breathtaking views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Marin Headlands, Point Reyes and the Pacific Ocean. Construction began last May on a new center that will include informational exhibits describing the area’s rich cultural and natural history, park-related retail, and a café. In addition to these indoor exhibits, several exterior interpretive elements will be placed around the restored site. (more…)

Sherwood Institute Update
January 12th, 2012 by Sherwood

2011 was a great year for Sherwood Design Engineers’ sister non-profit organization, The Sherwood Institute. The Institute is growing, both in terms of the number of volunteers working for its causes and its profile. Sherwood Design Engineers has made a big investment in the institute, and we are excited for 2012 but we still need your help making our projects come to life.

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MOMA Foreclosed
January 3rd, 2012 by Sherwood

Our work on the exhibit “Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream” for the New York City MOMA is complete, and we are working with the museum to finalize the exhibit for an installation this winter. The show, in which five teams of architects have been rethinking housing in American cities and suburbs in light of the foreclosure crisis, has been getting a great deal of press recently, including the New York Times, New York magazine and a feature on NPR. (more…)

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