McGill’s award-winning land planning and recreation team is known for 设计ing and creating spaces that seamlessly tie together built and natural environments. Our team maintains a harmonious balance and sustainable 设计 with each project they undertake. We have received special recognition by organizations, including the North Carolina American Society of Landscape Architects and the North Carolina Main Street Center. Through our comprehensive suite of planning, 设计, 支持服务, McGill takes the time to understand the unique culture of every community to create exceptional places for future generations.
Community is at the heart of our 设计. We have made it our job to intimately understand the varying values, 文化, and needs of each community we serve; this contextual understanding is leveraged to develop a comprehensive and cohesive vision for the future. Our planning and 设计 methods are based on an iterative process of layering and considering various cultural, 系统性, and 环境 components to solve complex 设计 issues. 通过混合这些组件, 我们提供整体设计, 新旧交织, to create unforgettable places with function, 独特的美丽, 和身份.
McGill works with our clients to establish vision, 目标, and strategies to achieve desired community outcomes. Creation and regeneration of sustainable and memorable public places requires cultural, 环境, 经济投资. Furthermore, it requires community engagement and support. We utilize an ecologically sensitive planning approach that considers topography, 地形, 自然资源, 植被, 社区输入, 基础设施, 和建筑. Our team members use this input to create sustainable 设计s, allowing future generations to live in a healthy and dynamic community, 提高他们的生活质量.
From mainstreet to a busy city corridor, McGill’s streetscape projects can transform an area into a desirable destination for investment and pedestrian activity. 我们将经济振兴纳入其中, 土地使用, 景观建筑, and development strategies into each project to foster economic vitality, 长期增长, 和可持续性. Our 设计s are informed through a complex set of factors, 例如交通模式, 商业景观, 住宅使用, 运输路线, 公用事业公司, 公共空间改善, 街道照明, ADA合规, 人行道和人行横道, 装饰种植, 交通信号, 交通流, 和停车. The end goal is to support new investment, improved transit access, and enhance pedestrian activity.
We are passionate about recreational 设计 and creating places for community connectedness. Community parks function as centers of communities, 连接的土地, 河流, and people in the places where they live and work. McGill strives to create sustainable and function 设计s for recreation purposes that promote the holistic development and overall well-being of the individual user, 以及更广泛的社区. 协作, we work with our clients to develop a vision for each community that promotes active and healthy lifestyles.
McGill has years of greenway, trail feasibility, and 设计 experience throughout the Southeast. We value and understand the impact trails have on communities by creating connections, 鼓励体育锻炼, 加强地方经济, 保护环境, and preserving cultural and historical areas. Our 设计s start with a foundational understanding of current assets, 使用, 联系, 自然资源, and transportation patterns; this basis is then coupled with collaborative community and stakeholder input on short- and long-term 目标 and objectives. 通过这个过程, 我们始终如一地生产独一无二的, 有目的的, 以及可实施的整体解决方案.
Alternative transportation methods are becoming increasingly popular in communities, and citizens are using these methods for recreation and travel for pleasure, 也是为了工作. Non-motorized transportation benefits both individuals and communities. McGill’s team is comprised of landscape architects, 规划者, and engineers who seamlessly work together to create successful approaches for comprehensive multi-modal transportation planning – resulting in walking or biking becoming a part of everyday life. 我们考虑安全, including the street and walkway 设计, 社区connectiveness, 整体健康益处, 以及对每个项目的经济影响.
Goat Island Park and Greenway, Town of Cramerton, NC
Brookshire Road Soccer Field, Watauga County, NC
Downtown Streetscape, City of Sanford, NC
Founders Park, Town of Kernersville, NC
Ocean Isle Beach Park, Brunwick County, NC
South Caldwell High School Track, Caldwell County, NC
水front Park Master Plan, Town of Calabash, NC