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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…

  • Rendering of Windler Homestead

    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 the relationship…

  • 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…