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Author Chris Overdorf attended West Point where he studied geography and computer science before unfortunate injuries sidelined his military career. Chris is SCJ’s Principal Landscape Architect in our Wenatchee office.  Author and SCJ Principal Landscape Architect Chris Overdorf as a…

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Elevating public art in Airway Heights

Airway Heights 2015 Festival and Car Show A giant Radio Flyer™ wagon in a Spokane park. A 540-pound metal Triceratops in Wenatchee. A series of fourteen-foot-tall fish trap sculptures made of bronze and basalt at the Port of Kennewick. How…

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Helping salmon thrive on the Olympic Peninsula

Salmon protection and habitat restoration are at the heart of an extensive fish passage barrier removal project initiated by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT). Throughout Washington state, there are thousands of rivers and streams that flow under roads…

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New Craft District aims for excellence in Tumwater

Always surround yourself with people you can learn from. This was a guiding principle of Leopold Schmidt, founder of the Olympia Brewing Company in Tumwater, Wash. Leopold Schmidt, founder of the Olympia Brewing Company. Photo courtesy of Olympia Tumwater Foundation.…

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Landscape architects transform spaces into places

What’s your favorite outdoor place? A park or playground? The shore of a river or lake? Maybe a hiking or biking trail? Your own backyard? When we think about these places, we anticipate the joy they bring. Moments of respite…

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