WORK

SGA GROUP SELECTED PROJECTS

April 2019

On the boards…

•Rural Farm/Residential Planning for 100-acre site – Layout, grading & drainage design, and new building additions, St. Joseph, MN. 

•Religious Center Landscape Implementation – Open space design, landscape planting, hardscape design, and resilient strategies, Washington Co., MN.

•Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS) – Comprehensive written monograph of a vernacular estate’s gardens and grounds, Rochester, MN.  For inclusion in National Park Service & U.S. Library of Congress archives.

•Solace Apartments – family housing, for Drug Court participants, St. Peter, MN.

Recent…

•Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS) – Comprehensive written monograph on setting & context of a state historic district, Minneapolis, MN. For inclusion in National Park Service & U.S. Library of Congress archives.

•Courtyard “Healing Gardens” for dementia patients, Freeman Regional Health facility, SD.

•Bertram Chain of Lakes Regional Park – Phase 1 Design and Construction, Monticello, MN.

•Military Veterans Memorial Plaza – Comprehensive design, Houston Co., MN.

•Hennepin County Property Services – Facility site assessment & analysis for branch library, Richfield, MN.

•Hennepin County Property Services – Facility site assessment & analysis for branch library, Bloomington, MN.

•YMCA Camp Manitou Redevelopment – Comprehensive site development, Monticello, MN.

•New Crystal Public Works Facility – Sustainable landscape plan, Crystal, MN.

•Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS) – Comprehensive written monograph documenting modernist landscapes-Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall, MN.  For inclusion in National Park Service & U.S. Library of Congress archives.

•Franklin Township Park Study – Comprehensive site assessment report, Delano, MN.

•Monticello Athletic Complex – Recreational site concept plan for grant funding, Monticello, MN.

•Collinwood Regional Park – Parking lot beach access grading plan, Cokato, MN.

•Minnesota State Highway 12 Biking Trail (Mn/DOT) – Preliminary design & landscape plans, Montrose, MN.

•Private Residence – Rain garden grading plan, Roseville, MN.

•Bertram Chain of Lakes Regional Park – Development concept for 1200-acre park, Monticello, MN.

•University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum – Memorial Fountain and Public Garden-Comprehensive site development, Chanhassen, MN.

•Mayowood Historic District – Trail planning, Rochester, MN.

Prior to founding SGA Group, both partners worked locally and nationally with other firms, developing expertise in park and recreation development, K-12 schools site planning & design, urban design, and sustainable site analysis and rating systems.  Selected expertise examples are listed below:

•Over 100 High Schools / Middle Schools / Elementary Schools-Site & athletic field development.

•Over 30 sports facilities.

•Transportation & circulation site planning.

•Irrigation design.