MASTER PLAN- THE OAKS AT SOUTHPAW FARM

The Master Plan for this non-profit retreat center utilized extensive programming analysis to develop a feasible, flexible plan that supports both their mission and revenue-generating events. The Board of Directors at the non-profit center The Oaks at SouthPaw Farm engaged Arkos Design to lead them through a planning process to determine a clear vision for […]

EAST SITE LANDSCAPE DESIGN – HESBURGH LIBRARY, UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME

site landscape design

East site landscape design for the Hesburgh Library on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. Phase II of the Hesburgh Library renovation was to reconfigure the east site entrance and public/bus drop-off. Arkos Design was engaged by the University to continue site improvements around the library. The east side of the library fronts […]

STREETSCAPE & ATHLETIC IMPROVEMENTS – BETHEL UNIVERSITY

Bethel University Athletic Park

Master planning and implementation of new campus entry signage and streetscape. The second phase included a new softball field and athletic improvements – a gateway and plaza. Arkos Design worked with the university to define its identity by developing a master plan focused on the locations and aesthetics of campus and perimeter features such as […]

NOTRE DAME, MENDOZA COLLEGE OF BUSINESS LANDSCAPE DESIGN

For the Mendoza College of Business Landscape Design, a master landscape plan was developed for the entire building. The first phase of implementation included updating the courtyard with custom benches, planters, and new landscape. The existing landscape was mature and overcrowded the building in many areas. A comprehensive existing plant inventory and analysis were completed […]

STAYER CENTER FOR EXECUTIVE EDUCATION LANDSCAPE – UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME

During the Stayer Center for Executive Education Landscape project, extensive design studies of the terraces were created and closely coordinated with the University and the project Architect, Robert A.M. Stern Architects, LLP.  In addition to providing outdoor space, the focus of the north terrace is to continue to accommodate the major game-day pedestrian flow between […]

NOTRE DAME, DEBARTOLO QUAD RENOVATION

For the DeBartolo Quad Renovation, the University of Notre Dame invited Arkos Design to prepare a landscape master plan that would enhance the northern section of DeBartolo Quad and the area between Fitzpatrick Hall and the Snite Museum of Art.  The new design worked with the significant network of tunnels and utilities, along with an […]

RESIDENTIAL QUADRANGLE, SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN COLLEGE

Arkos Design prepared options for the residential quadrangle that would create open areas for informal student play, a central area for gathering, and connections to the residence halls and the academic campus. The design and materials are complementary to the precedents set by the campus entrances and center-of-campus alumni plaza projects that form the framework […]

COMPTON FAMILY ICE ARENA LANDSCAPE, UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME

The Compton Family Ice Arena Landscape places a focus on large native plant installations in addition to the traditional campus landscape at the new hockey and ice arena. The University of Notre Dame engaged Arkos Design to design the ice arena landscape, set along the prominent south edge of campus.  The extensive use of native […]