Cultural / Civic

Cultural centers and civic facilities promote, facilitate, and accommodate learning, culture, and the arts. These places may display works of art and host concerts, lectures, weddings, and other special events. Oasis designs cultural and civic areas that are aesthetically pleasing, accommodate a variety of functions, consider foot traffic and impact on the landscape, anticipate catering and restroom access, and provide accessibility to all intended users in such a way as to engage guests and enhance their experience.

The Enchanted Garden at the Howard County Library, June, 2013, designed by Live Green Landscapes.

Enchanted Garden

Ellicott City, Maryland

The Enchanted Garden is a new community-based teaching garden and outdoor classroom for people of all ages and physical abilities that focuses on health, nutrition, gardening, and environmental education. Continue reading

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Knob Hall Winery

Overview Oasis Design Group is creating a site master plan for Knob Hall Winery in Clear Spring, Maryland, about 80 miles northwest of Washington, DC, for the 171-acre farm and winery. The master plan will take advantage of the spectacular setting at the base of Fairview Mountain and locate a new tasting room building and … Continue reading

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McElderry Pedestrian Promenade

Baltimore, Maryland

The McElderry Pedestrian Promenade was formerly a Baltimore city street and was turned into a pedestrian promenade in the 1970s. Years of utility upgrades and repairs damaged the pavement and plantings. Continue reading