There are many parallels between historic home restoration and community revitalization – here are five lessons.
The History of Washington Square in Historic Salt Lake City
We are currently in the process of designing the new Arts Master Plan for the City of Logan, Utah. Community engagement is essential in the creation of a master plan. This city belongs to the people, and we strive to provide a comprehensive plan for future art to enliven the city of Logan. The plan[…]
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[…]
Io’s winning entry into this AIA design competition was inspired by a diagram of Ogden City’s historic rail yard. It features a flowing network of sinuous rail-like paths highlighted by the bold use of color. A central plaza space is anchored by an interpretive roundhouse pavilion. Recycled railroad ties embedded into rolling landscape berms provide[…]
Our master plan for this unique plaza is inspired by Ogden’s Art Deco Architecture, but with a modern organic twist celebrating the city’s outdoor culture. The design takes advantage of grade change across the site and accommodates a plethora of uses (including plaza, performance, and reception space) through a stepped design that creates an angular[…]
In 2018, Io completed the Master Plan for the implementation of Ogden’s City’s new Nine Rails Creative District. The purpose of this new arts district is to create an epicenter for art and culture that provides opportunities for the creative community to live, develop, share, and teach their diverse skills for the benefit of Ogden’s[…]
As part of the greater Kiesel Avenue Streetscape Master Plan, the design for Neon Plaza was intended to provide a dynamic public space that would host various art installations including digital media exhibitions. The site was once home to the historic Alhambra Theatre, the original façade of which informed the shape and placement of two[…]