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  • Wildbear Nature Center architectural render of nature play

    Nature Play: Nurturing a Lifelong Love for the Outdoors

    Words by: Michelle Britton Immersive Design Process As landscape architects, our designs can evoke a strong sense of place and invigorate the imagination, two key outcomes of nature play. We immerse ourselves during the design process so we can thoughtfully explore different perspectives of our user’s experience, including a connection with nature.  Playgrounds are an…

  • Warm Springs Preserve communo=ity engagement meeting outdoors

    Design Meets Science in the Vision for Warm Springs Preserve

    Design X Science Superbloom partners with Rio ASE and Ecosystem Sciences to develop a community-driven vision for Ketchum’s largest open space  Superbloom with Rio Applied  Science and Engineering of Boise, Idaho have been selected to guide the master planning process for  Warm Springs Preserve in Ketchum, Idaho. Thanks to overwhelming community support, the City of…

  • View of the new Populus Hotel green roof design by Superbloom Landscape Architects

    Populus Hotel Landscape Design Kicks-off with Studio Gang Architects

    Superbloom is excited to be working with Studio Gang and Urban Villages on the landscape design for the green roof, rooftop terrace and streetscape for Downtown Denver’s new Populus Hotel.  The stunning hotel, designed to reference Colorado’s most iconic tree, the Quaking Aspen (Populus tremuloides) is located at the corner of Civic Center Park, and…

  • Wave garden view of Windler/1881 Farm Park designed by Superbloom

    Superbloom Selected to Lead 1881 Park Design Team at Windler Homestead

    This summer, Superbloom was selected to lead the design of a state-of-the-art 10-acre farm park at the site of the historic Windler homestead in Colorado’s High Plains. The design team includes Shape Architecture Studio, Buenas Huertas Permaculture Design, Olsson Engineering, Cullen Lighting Studio, and Hydrosystems KDI.      1881 has the unique opportunity to redefine…

  • Picture of a Colorado forested area

    It’s Getting Hot in Here: Applied Firewise Design for the West

    Over the last several years, the memory of the glorious Colorado summer has given way to a new reality – a smoky, dry, hot and at times inhospitable climate. For the 6th year in a row, July has reached the highest temperatures on record and extreme weather events have become more common. In Colorado and…

  • Rendering Town Park

    Imagining A More Vibrant & Accessible Town Park for Mt. Crested Butte

    “The great thing is that it is on a hill, and the difficult thing is that it is on a hill.” In 2021, Superbloom worked closely with the Town of Mt. Crested Butte to envision enhancements to the existing Town Park and Wedding Garden. The proposal will expand accessibility to all areas of the park…

  • Image of a mountain flower field

    Superbloom: A Landscape Phenomenon and Guiding Concept

    What is a superbloom? Everyone asks about our name, so we thought we would kick off our news page by sharing why and how the idea of the superbloom inspires us as practitioners and designers. To us, the superbloom landscape phenomenon is the perfect metaphor for the latent potential of design to lay the groundwork…