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A New Columbarium Garden at Historic Spring Grove
This iconic Garden Cemetery wanted to add a columbarium that met their increasing need for cremation while honoring their great historic landscape and architectural traditions.
Master Planning Large and Small
Master planning must be comprehensive but it doesn’t have to be large in scale. The development of a new section, like an entire cemetery, needs an overall theme and phasing strategies.
Successful Site Plan Approvals
New facility development projects are subject to increasingly rigorous site plan approval requirements by public agencies. Here are tips for reducing the time, costs, and risks involved with obtaining the necessary approvals.
Preparing You Cemetery for Winter
A check list of Maintenance Procedures, Operational Strategies, Site and Facility Designs, and Landscape Designs to help prepare your grounds and equipment for winter.
Creating Sales Gardens
Today’s baby boomers want choices and they want the purchasing experience to be as pleasant and easy as possible. A cemetery can offer both in a Sales Garden.
Green Cemetery Design
The Preserve at All Saint Cemetery won an award for sustainable design from the Michigan Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.
Designing a Columbarium
What factors are important to consider when planning for and designing a columbarium garden?
Planning for Tomorrow
How can you make the best use of your remaining land resources; especially small and left-over parcels.
Feng Shui Cemetery Design
Ideas for incorporating the comforting and inspiring principles of Feng Shui design into your cemetery facilities for both your Asian and non-Asian customers.
Planning with Water in Mind
How understanding stormwater and ground water can positively reduce construction and maintenance costs, and add value to your cemetery.
A Master Plan for Allegheny Cemetery
Historic Allegheny Cemetery plans for long range development.