Happenings

Hudson Residents Contribute to Riverwalk Plans

Last night BSC Group's planners, landscape architects, and ecologists led a public forum to gain input that will guide the development of the Hudson Riverwalk. Using a Story Map and dynamic map graphics, BSC's team presented a history of the trail and its adjacent properties, including mill buildings, factory space, and abutments from a former…Read More

Partnering with Eversource to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Electric vehicles have emerged as a popular and effective way to reduce the use of fossil fuels and associated greenhouse gases. In fact, sales of electric vehicles (EVs) in the United States increased by 79% in 2018 and are predicted to make additional gains in 2019. Naturally, this has generated a growing demand for EV…Read More

BSC Group Celebrates National STEM Day

BSC is joining in recognizing National STEM Day with a new edition of “60 Seconds” with civil designer Matthew Ciminella and transportation project manager Heather Hamilton. Matt and Heather have taken an active role in supporting initiatives to help promote access to and awareness of STEM opportunities, including partnering with American Council of Engineering Companies…Read More

Article Features BSC’s Community Engagement for Old Lyme, CT Sidewalk Project

Recognizing that public infrastructure projects are about connecting people and communities, BSC's project team for the Hartford Avenue project in Old Lyme, CT, initiated the effort with a walk through the project corridor. Project principal Kurt Prochorena and landscape architect Jesse Harris took a back-to-basics corridor tour, stopping along the way to talk to residents…Read More

BSC Launches Springfield’s Highland Division Rail Trail Project

BSC Group has initiated a feasibility study for the conversion of an existing abandoned railbed into a multimodal pathway in the East Forest Park area of the City of Springfield. The feasibility study will investigate options to increase safety for all users, particularly at points where the trail network crosses busy roadways, considering the existing…Read More

BSC’s Worcester Roots Go Deep!

As a long-standing member of Worcester's business community, BSC Group is proud to support the City by sponsoring a traffic island. Our volunteer team recently rolled up their sleeves to spruce up the island with a new look for fall! While BSC's roots in Worcester extend for more than a century, we continue to work…Read More

BSC Group Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

As part of BSC Group's diversity and inclusion initiative, the firm celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month by having a 60-second chat with landscape architect Ricardo Austrich. Ricardo discusses his heritage and its influence on landscape design, as well as how he designs for other cultures.Read More

BSC Staff Attend Ribbon Cutting at the South Worcester Playground

BSC staff were on site last month for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of over $2 million in renovations at the South Worcester Playground. Work on the project began in 2014, when BSC’s landscape architecture team developed a master plan to reinvent the existing park for a new generation. Construction of the first…Read More

Neponset River Greenway Named One of Great Places in America

The American Planning Association has selected the Neponset River Greenway as one of the 13 Great Places in America for 2019. The trail, which spans the City of Boston from its border with Milton to the Dorchester neighborhood, embraces many of the ideals of trail design: active transportation, waterfront design, connections to public transit, and…Read More

Ricardo Austrich, RLA Joins BSC Group as Manager of Landscape Architecture

BSC Group recently welcomed Ricardo Austrich, RLA, as Manager of Landscape Architecture in its Boston office. Ricardo immediately adds depth to the firm’s landscape architecture practice, contributing over 25 years of design and project management experience. Ricardo joins BSC from Halvorson Design Partnership, where he led a wide array of projects, ranging from urban landscapes,…Read More
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