Kurt Prochorena, PE, LEP, LEED AP and Marybeth Murphy, RLA, LEED AP Provide Expertise in Rain Garden Design

Kurt Prochorena, PE, LEP, LEED AP, director of operations for BSC's Connecticut office, and Marybeth Murphy, RLA, LEED AP, a BSC senior landscape architect, have prepared an article to share their expertise in the design and implementation of rain gardens. The article outlines the advantages of incorporating this sustainable stormwater mangagement system, and provides insight on…Read More

Kurt Prochorena, PE, LEP, LEED AP Appointed as International Council of Shopping Center’s Connecticut Alliance Private Sector Chair for 2010

Kurt Prochorena, PE, LEP, LEED AP, director of BSC's operations in Connecticut, has been appointed to serve as the International Council of Shopping Center's (ICSC) Connecticut Alliance Private Sector Chair for 2010. ICSC is the global trade association of the shopping center industry consisting of over 60,000 members that include shopping center owners, developers, managers,…Read More

Oyster Shell Park Selected for Sustainable Sites Initiative Pilot Program

BSC's award-winning Oyster Shell Park was selected by the Sustainable Sites Initiative™ (SITES)™ as one of the first landscapes to participate in a new program testing the nation's first rating system for green landscape design, construction, and maintenance. Oyster Shell Park will join more than 150 other projects as part of an international pilot project…Read More

BSC Celebrates Successful Recycling Program

Like many firms, BSC Group has dedicated itself to internal efforts to conduct business in a more ecologically friendly manner. We have implemented programs to enhance energy efficiency, limit the consumption of paper and other materials, and increase recycling. A tally of 2009' recycling efforts reveals the following positive results for our firm: 3.32 esimated…Read More

Oyster Shell Park Featured in Norwalk on the Move

BSC's award-winning Oyster Shell Park project was highlighted in the February, 2010 issue of Norwalk On the Move, a publication of the Hour Publishing Company and the Norwalk Redevelopment Authority. The article, written by Susan Sweitzer of the Norwalk Redevelopment Authority, features a discussion of the complex design issues that BSC Group's landscape architecture team…Read More

Leslie Fanger, RLA, LEED AP Receives Accreditation from the Congress for New Urbanism

Leslie Fanger, RLA, LEED AP, a BSC Senior Landscape Architect, recently received accreditation from the Congress for New Urbanism (CNU). CNU seeks to encourage and elevate the practice of new urbanism principals by developing premier standards related to the design of sustainable urban environments. The accreditation program recognizes individuals who demonstrate professional excellence in the…Read More

Dave Hayes Elected to MassEcon Board of Directors

David Hayes, PE, LEED AP has been elected to the 2010 Board of Directors for the Massachusetts Alliance for Economic Development. Dave has been a member of the organization for six years and has served on numerous committees, including his current work as co-chairperson of the Programs Committee. Dave also offered his technical expertise to…Read More

MIT Project Earns LEED Gold Status

MIT's NW 35 Ashdown House Graduate Hall has earned a LEED Gold rating from the US Green Building Council. BSC Group served as the civil engineer for the project, which involved demolition of two existing buildings and the construction of three new buildings to house 560 students. BSC's project role involved civil/site and utilities deisgn;…Read More

Brunswick Nature Park Receives Lower Cape Fear Stewardship Development Award

The Lower Cape Fear Stewardship Development Award Program recognized Nature Park in Brunsick County, NC for its achievement in protecting water quality, preserving open space, utilizing green building and stormwater practices, and educating the public. BSC Group provided master planning, landscape architecture, and environmental permitting services for the project. Nature Park is a 911-acre waterfront…Read More

BSC Civil Engineers Honored by BSCES

Two BSC Group civil engineers were recently honored by the Boston Society of Civil Engineers Section (BSCES) of the American Society for Civil Engineers. The BSCES recognizes individuals for their outstanding contributions to the civil engineering industry. Joanna Lunsford, a transportation engineer, received the Younger Member Award for her dedication to the BSCES Younger Member…Read More