• The complexity of the Century Center project called for close coordination among all parties to ensure a successful outcome. To aid in this, FTLA staff worked closely with the architect, client and Arlington County, meeting numerous times with County representatives to ensure the new design was in full compliance with all applicable codes without compromising the integrity of the project. Continue Reading

  • FTLA is currently serving as the landscape architect for Collegetown Terrace, a new 7-building, 610-unit development located on a 17-acre site in Ithaca, New York. The project is being designed to be built in two phases to meet the growing demand for beds and parking by students in the Collegetown area adjacent to Cornell University. Continue Reading

  • FTLA was selected by Community Mediation Program, a non-profit organization that provides free mediation and teaches conflict resolution skills, to design a meditation garden for its Greenmount Avenue headquarters in a project featured on HGTV. Funded by a grant from TKF, a private nonprofit that funds publicly accessible urban green space, the garden features a large circular paved area surrounded by flowering shrubs, perennials, and grasses. Continue Reading

  • FTLA served as landscape architect for the open space improvements for a four-acre site at the Homewood Campus of the Johns Hopkins University. At the time a mix of roads, sidewalks and utilities, the resulting design removed most vehicular traffic from the interior of the site and replaced it with curvilinear paths, plazas and plantings.
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  • FTLA provided landscape architecture services for the expansion of Brightview at Avondell, an award-winning assisted and independent living community for seniors in Harford County, Maryland. Built in two phases, the project added additional units and amenities to expand the community and make it more attractive to potential residents. Continue Reading

  • As landscape architects for Maryland’s Intercounty Connector (ICC)/MD 200 Contracts A and B, FTLA worked with an interdisciplinary team of biologists, environmentalists, and engineers to produce a landscape design for this new toll highway designed to increase community mobility and safety in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties. Continue Reading