In an effort to meet community and regional needs, G&A’s Kevin Selger, R.L.A., ASLA, LEED® AP, Director of Landscape Architecture & Planning and Thomas McIntyre, Landscape Designer, along with colleagues from Stantec and DigSau, volunteered to develop a conceptual design for the new West Parkside Youth Sports Facility. The proposed center features a double-height … Continue reading G&A Teams with Community Design Collaborative
A discussion with Trevor Woodward, P.G., Engineering Geologist Stormwater management in sinkhole prone areas presents significant challenges for design and development projects. Sinkholes are found in carbonate bedrock that can dissolve over geologic time. As water moves through cavities and openings in the bedrock, soil migrates downward into the openings causing subsidence and collapse of the … Continue reading Stormwater: Driving the Practice Forward
In an interview with KMJ Consulting Inc.’s President, Karen Jehanian, P.E., she mentions what a privilege it is working with Gilmore & Associates, Inc., JMT, and others on the transformative American Street Improvement Project. Read the entire interview here.
Gilmore & Associates, Inc. was awarded a grant from the Sustainable Business Network to perform Water Level Monitoring and Soil Moisture Monitoring in Green Stormwater Infrastructure – site of the monitoring is the Germantown Friends School in Philadelphia PA. The monitoring site is the area of the GFS Wade Science Center, which was constructed in 2007-2009. The Wade … Continue reading Green Stormwater Monitoring Interim Report
In celebration of the City of Philadelphia’s 10th year participating in Park(ing) Day, G&A is excited to pay tribute to the Diamond anniversary with a DIAMONDS IN THE RUFF design! On Friday, September 15th over seventy small interactive parks are expected to pop up throughout the streets of Philadelphia and hundreds will be created … Continue reading Park(ing) Day 2017 – “DIAMONDS IN THE RUFF”
G&A is honored to work with City of Philadelphia Department of Parks & Recreation, Department of Public Property, and the local community organizations on this long awaited project. Columbus Square started out as a design concept created by the Community Design Collaborative working with the Columbus Square Park Advisory Council and the Passyunk Square Civic Association, … Continue reading Concept to Reality: Columbus Square Park
As we continue to plan As we continue to plan and build the future of Gilmore & Associates, Inc., we are pleased to announce that Richard DeCarolis has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer. Former CFO, Bill Rowland has retired after serving the company for 18 years and will continue to assist the Firm as … Continue reading Promotion of Key Staff
Under our Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) Design contract with Philadelphia Water (PW), G&A lead a multi-disciplinary design team in greening the Adaire Elementary School in the Fishtown area of Philadelphia. The plan included upgrading the current school yard to a playground, and converting a portion of paved parking lot into a rain garden with walk-through stepping … Continue reading Adaire Schoolyard Groundbreaking
As we continue to plan and build the future of Gilmore & Associates, Inc., we are pleased to announce the following promotions and new roles of our colleagues below. They are tremendous assets to our firm and an integral part of the future growth and development of G&A.
Reoccurring sinkhole activity within a seasonally active stream bed and floodplain was impacting stream health and threatening nearby infrastructure. After an initial sequence of permitted emergency repairs were performed following a significant subsidence event , G&A initiated a Joint Permit application with the intention of lining the impacted reach of stream. While absolute remediation is … Continue reading Sinkhole Emergency Leads to Stream Stabilization