"The Great Edible Spiral: An Urban Agriculture Project" by Jacob Yelton for Fundamentals of Landscape Design (PSLD280), Fall 2015. Working in the context of Stoss Landscape Urbanism's Detroit Future City planning framework, Jacob developed a multi-functional site proposal for abandoned lots in the City of Detroit that integrates agricultural production and education into the urban landscape.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"Claxton Rain Garden" Design by PLSC graduate student, Jack McCoy. This rain garden proposal converts an underutilized campus landscape fragment near the Claxton Education Building into a high-performance storm water management infrastructure and demonstration garden. The garden features artistic sweeps of river rock and native perennials, shrubs and trees that will provide year-round aesthetic interest, enhance ecological performance and create wildlife habitat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Designed by PLSC graduate Lindsey Bradley this ledge and rain garden proposal converts an underutilized campus landscape fragment near the Biosystem Engineering and Soil Science Building into a high-performance storm water management infrastructure. The garden's naturalistic design features plant communities indigenous to East Tennessee's ridge and valley landscape.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"Old City Courtyard" design proposal by Mitch Connell for Fundamentals of Landscape Design (PLSC280), Fall 2015. Students exercise skills in translating preferred site functional organization into formal and spatial constructs through this urban courtyard project.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ecological Landscape" design proposal by Mitch Connell for Fundamentals of Landscape Design (PLS280), Fall 2015. Working in the context of Stoss Landscape Urbanism's Detroit Future City planning framework, Mitch Connell developed a multi-functional site proposal that emphasized habitat creation and ecological biodiversity for abandoned lots in the City of Detroit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Green Infrastructure Design Proposal by William Camp for Fundamental of Landscape Design (PLSC280), Fall 2015. Working in the context of Stoss Landscape Urbanism's Detroit Future City planning framework, William developed a multi-functional site proposal that leverages the living landscapes' capacity to retain and treat storm water on abandoned lots in the City of Detroit.