Design Concept for Terminal Modernization Program at Pittsburgh International Airport Revealed at Annual State of the Airport Event

February 21, 2019 Press release from Allegheny County Airport Authority.  Renderings courtesy of Gensler+HDR in association with luis vidal + architects. PITTSBURGH — As part of a special board meeting and the annual State of the Airport event on Wednesday, Feb. 20, the Allegheny County Airport Authority Board of Directors approved a visionary concept design [...]

2019-04-16T17:25:16-04:00February 21st, 2019|Commercial, News, Parks and Civic Spaces|

PARKing Day 2017: UpStudio innovates with the University of Pittsburgh

PARKing Day 2017 is finally here!  UpStudio Landscapes is excited to  be a part of the University of Pittsburgh's inaugural PARKing Day.  We collaborated with the University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute and the Living Learning Community (LLC) students to transform a parking spot in the Schenley Quad on Pitt's campus into a space of creativity [...]

2017-09-19T22:14:16-04:00September 15th, 2017|Academic, News, Parks and Civic Spaces|

This is Landscape Architecture- a month long celebration

April is world landscape architecture month, an international celebration of landscape architecture.  To help introduce the public to the profession, ASLA is asking members to share images of landscape-architect designed spaces with the tag "this is landscape architecture."  Here in Pittsburgh, we have to wait until almost the end of the month for more "green" [...]

2017-05-07T15:06:31-04:00April 29th, 2017|News, Parks and Civic Spaces|

Green Infrastructure in Parks

As so many parks are a part of greater stream systems, parks can bring both recreational and ecological value to communities.  The concept of incorporating green infrastructure into parks in not an entirely new idea.  Since the 19th century, parks have incorporated ponds for both aesthetics and the creation of habitat and collection of water.  [...]