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Naperville Streetscape Standards
Ford Heights Baseball
Garnsey Park and Playground
Gateway Signs and Landscape Enhancement
Morril Elementary Park Renovations
Hoover Forest Preserve
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We create spaces that connect people outdoors.
Every client has a unique site with distinct goals. We listen and work closely with you for a collaborative process from beginning concept plans to project completion. Great communication, collaboration, and teamwork are built into each task.
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“When we work with Upland Design, I know that our end product is going to be an innovative design of the highest quality and have the most enjoyment value for our patrons.”
“Over the past 13 years Upland Design has been our go-to landscape architectural firm producing designs and specifications for new park development, playgrounds, pavilions, outdoor accessibility improvements and future park conceptual plans. The team at Upland produce high quality services in a timely, professional manner and at reasonable cost. I enjoy working with their friendly, responsive and talented team. I highly recommend Upland Design for land planning and landscape design services.”
“Upland always is responsive and provides plans that are well received by the client and communities we are dealing with to get projects approved.”
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Maria Blood and Elizabeth Dafoe Promoted To Principal
PRESS RELEASE Upland Design Ltd founding principals Michelle A. Kelly and Heath A. Wright are honored to announce the promotion of Senior Landscape Architects, Maria Blood and Elizabeth Dafoe, to equity partners and principals.
Rain gardens have multiple benefits that can solve common drainage problems from a community playground to the edge of a parking lot. They are beneficial for our pollinator friends, and they are also good
Centennial Park: An Oasis in a Park Desert
Centennial Park, located at 155 E. St. Charles Road, was named in honor of the park districts 100th year anniversary (Giuliani,D.2021) It has been 30 years since the Elmhurst Park District established a new
Creating great outdoor spaces where your community will want to go outside to plazas, parks and open spaces again and again.