The execution is always different. It could be an unused rail corridor, a forgotten street, or a bridge over a concrete crushing yard. Every Emerging Terrain project invites you to experience the landscapes of our city in new and unexpected ways.
The Omaha Belt Line was built in 1885 to connect the industries of the city to main rail lines. Outpaced by the growth in long-distance trucking from the 1960’s, the Belt Line was abandoned in the 1980’s, leaving a...
A large-scale temporary installation on a prominent grain elevator intended to initiate conversations about larger issues of land use and planning. Stored Potential began as a desire to do something with a grain elevator that had become visual white noise...
Investigating the relationships among people, land, ownership, and development at the suburban/rural edge. Shifting Thresholds is a multiphase undertaking intended to deepen our understanding of the unique landscapes comprising the suburban/ rural edges in the Great Plains. With few...
Activating streets through interaction and investment. We are pleased to announce the Trugs will be going to South 10th Street in 2013! Stay tuned for exact locations and exciting activities throughout the summer in and around the Trugspots. ...
Transform It, Transition It, Transport It, Translate It. Trans:it will refurbish a police truck into a mobile workshop to perform on-site redesign of major street corridors throughout Council Bluffs and Omaha. A multi-disciplinary team of Design Fellows (landscape architecture,...