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An Open Space Plan for the Sourland Mountains: Using the Green Space Design Approach

With help from folks at the D&R Conservancy and the Sourlands Planning Council, students in Intermediate Landscape Architecture II (11:550:332) explored the landscapes of the Sourland Mountains and developed visions for future open space in the region. The class relied (loosely) on methodology from Green Space Design and entered their final design work in the Green Space Design student competition.


Sourlands Region

The student projects varied appoarch. One team concentrated on the actual ridgetop and tried to focus open space efforts there (Click here to view poster images)





Sourland Belt

Another team tried to think about the larger region and surrounding Sourlands with a sort of Sourland Transportation Belt. (Click here to View (Poor image quality))

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