On The River’s Edge Competition

During the summer of 2019, Io LandArch participated in Salt Lake County’s “On The River’s Edge” competition. The purpose of the competition was to re-envision the Jordan River Parkway. Our design implemented the blend of agriculture and culture: Agri-Culture. Concept The concept for the Agri-Culture Corridor is based on the rich agrarian history of the[…]

Orson Hyde Farm

IO designed a master plan for the Historic Orson Hyde House in Spring City, Utah. Orson Hyde is a significant figure in Utah History and in the heritage of the LDS Church.  The site was also significant for its representation of a traditional pioneer-era homestead within the context of early Mormon town planning.  The master[…]

Oasis Pavilion

The Oasis Garden Outdoor Learning Center, designed by Io Principal Shalae Larsen and Architect Steve Simmons, simultaneously addresses issues of community, urbanism, agriculture, and water for a community garden in the heart of Ogden, Utah. The garden is a project of the Junior League of Ogden, as part of its mission to improve the lives[…]

Gibson Residence

This pioneer era farmhouse in Salt Lake City is now home to a small family that needed their landscape to be brought up to date while respecting their historic sensibilities. The design of the front yard weaves history, native plantings, vegetable gardens, and updated house colors into a functional design that increases the homes curb[…]