Two Rivers Park
at the University of Arkansas Community Design Center
This garden park of trees occupies a 140-acre floodplain on part of a 1000-acre island park in the middle of the Arkansas River. Native tree species were used to create outdoor rooms, each of which has a unique peak season experience. Specimen trees are to be cultivated as a curatorial exercise. Planting was achieved via a tractor and planting device driven by GPS coordinates.
This project was awarded a 2005 Boston Society of Architects Unbuilt Architecture Award and a 2005 ASLA Honor Award for Analysis and Planning. To learn more about the use native plant species to create outdoor spaces, contact us here.