Colorado Landscape Architecture Firm | Design Concepts

Elk Ridge Park near Denver Colorado with picnic shelters, grass lawn synthetic turf field, nature play, adventure, education detail, construction playground looped paths and trails

Elk Ridge Park near Denver Colorado with picnic shelters, grass lawn synthetic turf field, nature play, adventure, education detail, construction playground looped paths and trails

PARKS

Creating active and passive outdoor play spaces to promote healthy communities and connections to nature

Casey Middle School in Boulder Colorado near Denver LEED Platinum USGBC with playground, synthetic turf field, green roof and sustainable construction

Casey Middle School in Boulder Colorado near Denver LEED Platinum USGBC with playground, synthetic turf field, green roof and sustainable construction

SCHOOLS

Integrated and innovative learning landscapes, and schoolyard planning and design

Van Bibber in Jefferson County Colorado open space trails bike biking cycling, horses, paths, nature play, wetland, picnic area shelter, restroom native grass landscape

Van Bibber in Jefferson County Colorado open space trails bike biking cycling, horses, paths, nature play, wetland, picnic area shelter, restroom native grass landscape

TRAILS AND OPEN SPACE

Sustainable and resilient design with minimal impact on natural environments

Anna's Farm sustainable green LEED community master planning development solar in Lafayette Colorado near Denver and Boulder with native nautral landscape

Anna's Farm sustainable green LEED community master planning development solar in Lafayette Colorado near Denver and Boulder with native nautral landscape

SYNTHETIC TURF

Synthetic turf expertise for ultimate performance

Fossil Creek Park and Playground in Colorado with custom mammoth climbing feature

Fossil Creek Park and Playground in Colorado with custom mammoth climbing feature

DESTINATION PLAY

Planning and design of magical playgrounds where kids run free for adventures and learning

GRASP Geo-Referenced Amenities Standards Process methodology for Louisville Colorado Parks and Recreation Planning and GIS with extensive public process input, assessment and analysis

GRASP Geo-Referenced Amenities Standards Process methodology for Louisville Colorado Parks and Recreation Planning and GIS with extensive public process input, assessment and analysis

MASTER PLANNING

Turning complex sets of information into easy to follow recommendations for planning of recreation and open spaces

The Design Concepts Difference

Custom tree sculpture as the central focal point of a plaza at a playground

Custom tree sculpture as the central focal point of a plaza at a playground

DESTINATION PLAY

Whimsical, creative play environments with a high level of theme and detail to spark multi-generational play

Denver Public Schools Learning Landscapes at Southmoor Elementary kid playing on boulder rock outdoor classroom amphitheater at playground

Denver Public Schools Learning Landscapes at Southmoor Elementary kid playing on boulder rock outdoor classroom amphitheater at playground

LEARNING LANDSCAPES

Collaborative design renovating elementary playgrounds into innovative play and learning spaces that enhance the school’s enrichment program.

GIS level of service analysis

GIS level of service analysis

IRRIGATION DESIGN

In-house Certified Irrigation Designer and irrigation design specialists providing cost-effective solutions to irrigation challenges.

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About Design Concepts

Design Concepts is a national award-winning landscape architecture design and planning firm near Denver in Lafayette, Colorado. We’ve got a unique culture of talented, creative landscape architects, all passionate about their craft. We’re mindful of our constantly changing world, and of how our surroundings impact how we live. Our focus on people and outdoor play spaces breaks through traditional landscape architecture approaches by applying research, analysis, and an active engagement with our environment to the creation of landscapes in which people and communities can thrive.

Design Concepts is an M/WBE, SBE with the City and County of Denver and a DBE under the US Department of Transportation’s Colorado Unified Certification Program (UCP).

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