Transforms the basement area of a recently-demolished house into a series of stepped raingarden tiers.
A people-friendly green infrastructure solution that creates flexible spaces for neighborhood gatherings and manages stormwater on site.
A new, neighborhood-scaled infrastructure designed to better manage snow as it accumulates.
A graceful double-lot solution for ongoing stormwater education and social events.
This underground water storage tank is a long-term solution to save money and water, reduce risk of basement flooding, and contribute to the health of our Great Lakes waterways.
This off-street parking design holds two vehicles with extra room for a lawn—great for sharing with a neighbor who also needs parking.
Create habitat and improve biodiversity with this set of guiding principles for managing an existing forest patch or emergent stand of trees.
Photo © Erin Kelly, Lambert, Rotherstien & Associates.
Embrace the poor quality rocky soils of commercial lots in Detroit with this mix of succulents in a range of painterly colors and textures.
Reduce drainage fees, manage dust, and enhance the identity of your commercial corridor with this colorful and fragrant edge-maker.
The clean, hardy, and colorful living perimeter of this lot design is easy to build and works well on multiple lots.
Make money with trees over time with this hedge-organized space for growing and selling trees within neighborhoods.
Photo © Erin Kelly, Lambert, Rotherstien & Associates
Neighborhood-friendly tapestry of small and large trees reduces mowing maintenance and creates energy savings.
This theatre of seasonal design features four ornamental trees, each crowned by a seasonal rain garden.
Colorful, hardy plants form a clean and urban edge while creating a barrier to limit lot access.
This maple tree mix creates beautiful shade, fall color, and offers routes to wealth creation over time.
Photo © Ernst Conservation Seeds
Rain garden and living fence provide a soft way to split a lot between neighbors while managing roof runoff.
Easy-to-build side lot rain garden designed with plants commonly available at local shops and national chains.