Articles by Amanda Prosser
With more than 50 years of history, ISG Field has inspired enough stories to fill a book. From young players learning to swing a bat to competitive amateur adult leagues, the field has provided hours of play time and spectator viewing entertainment. Maintaining and operating a large sports complex like ISG Field is a significant enterprise, keeping team owners and managers seeking new ways to fill the seats.
Calling all park enthusiasts, trail conquerors, and outdoor aficionados! At ISG, we're not just landscape architects, designers, engineers, and planners, we are also passionate water quality advocates and adventure seekers. For this National Trails Day, our trail-loving team members took the lead in honoring our trail systems by adventuring out to discover those within ISG office communities.
From TV shows and music to restaurants and breweries, millennials crave options, and that is no different when it comes to transportation. More than 70 percent of people ages 18-34 use multiple modes of travel several times per week.
In honor of #WorldEnvironmentalDay during the week of June 4th, we’re looking back at some of the highlights from the new Jay C. Hormel Nature Center’s first year, ongoing efforts to support the Center as a regional destination for environmental learning, and the nature-based program opportunities for explorers of all ages in the coming months.
Situated in the heart of downtown Sioux City, Iowa, the Promenade is a public space surrounded by the local movie theatre, Sioux City Convention Center, and nearby coffee shops, bars, and restaurants. See how ISG implemented unconventional urban renewal strategies to revitalize this popular space.
The goal, for any community, is to sustain a high quality of life by creating spaces of cultural, recreational, and economic significance - an effort urban planning and design professionals have recently termed termed “placemaking.” This community and engagement driven approach incorporates the 3-step placemaking planning process to follow and can help make such City efforts successful.
World Landscape Architecture Month may be coming to a close, but the long-lasting impact landscape architects make on our everyday lives, both professionally and personally, deserves to be celebrated year-round.
A nation-wide campaign to get families outdoors, Minnesota’s Legacy Amendment, and new park and trail resources across the Midwest are enhancing outdoor visitor experiences - all while promoting active lifestyles and a greater connection to nature.