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June 19, 2019

MRA is Hiring! – LANDSCAPE DESIGNER

LANDSCAPE DESIGNER Application Deadline: July 31, 2019 Mahan Rykiel is an internationally recognized landscape architecture, planning and urban design firm with a staff of over...
June 7, 2019

Modern, ‘elegant’ Rash Field pavilion design wins approval – Baltimore Business Journal

The overhaul of the 7.5-acre Inner Harbor park is expected to be completed by spring 2021. Mahan Rykiel is excited to announce that the new...
June 7, 2019

MRA is Hiring! – SENIOR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT

SENIOR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT Application Deadline: August 15, 2019 Mahan Rykiel is an internationally recognized landscape architecture, planning and urban design firm with a staff of...
June 6, 2019

MRA Wins 2019 WEDA Dredging Summit & Expo Award

(L-R: Robert Ramsdell (Great Lakes Dredge and Dock), Bob Wetta (DSC Dredge), Brian Davis (Cornell University), Isaac Hametz (Mahan Rykiel), and Marcel Hermans (Port of...
April 29, 2019

Mahan Rykiel Associates Wins Two MD ASLA Awards

(Baltimore, MD) Mahan Rykiel Associates (MRA), Baltimore based landscape architecture, urban design, and planning firm, won two awards from the Maryland Chapter of the American...
Shopping - Placemaking in Ballston Virginia
April 3, 2019

“Breaking down the walls between inside and outside” 

Rendering courtesy of client, Forest City.Its exciting to see the Ballston Quarter redevelopment nearing completion and already getting recognized for the forward thinking strategies focusing...
March 19, 2019

MRA Dredge Research Published in Landscape Architecture Frontiers Journal

Mahan Rykiel’s Design with Dredge research has been published in Landscape Architecture Frontiers, an international publication out of China.Below is a synopsis of what the...
March 14, 2019

Mahan Rykiel joins Northgate-Dutra team for the Conowingo Dam Pilot Project

MRA is excited to be a part of the Northgate-Dutra team to explore solutions to sediment build-up at the Conowingo Dam! Managing sediment in the...
February 21, 2019

Looking at the past, and toward the future.

In the photo above, Mahan Rykiel joins the Turner Station community as they survey Fleming Park site, a project intended to promote community and climate...
February 5, 2019

Mahan Rykiel Associates Announces New Leadership Team

Firm Reorganizes to Maximize Impact in a Changing WorldAs Baltimore landscape architecture and urban design firm Mahan Rykiel Associates (MRA) celebrates its 35th year, it...
February 4, 2019

Perspectives: Isaac Hametz | Landscape Architecture Foundation

Isaac Hametz is principal and research director at Mahan Rykiel Associates. Isaac came to landscape architecture through urban agriculture and design activism, issues that remain...
Placemaking in Ballston Virginia
January 28, 2019

Six Exciting Real Estate Developments That Will Arrive in 2019

The Washingtonian lists Ballston Quarter as one of the exciting projects coming online in 2019.  Arlington’s tired Ballston Common Mall is officially dead. An enormous...
retail mixed use; town center; plaza
January 10, 2019

Why developers are offering ‘experiences’ to attract suburbanites

In the sometimes lonely world of online shopping and social media interactions, how can development provide the meaningful experiences people want and need? This article, by the...
December 22, 2018

Neighborhood Spotlight: Live, Learn, Work and Play in Eager Park

Eager Park, The community led design project in Baltimore, Maryland, is another great example of how open space and parks can anchor a community and...
December 21, 2018

WHAT MAKES US US | Landscape Architecture Magazine

Ever wonder about the relationship between gardening and landscape architecture? Julian Raxworthy does yeoman’s work laying out the connections in his recent book Overgrown, highlighting...
December 20, 2018

ASLA Award for ‘Design with Dredge’ | Dredging Today

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has recognized MDOT MPA’s innovative reuse program with the prestigious 2018 ASLA Professional Award for design presented to...
November 30, 2018

Bay Journal – Article: Project to revive shoreline park using dredged material wins support

Baltimore’s Turner Station hopes marsh restoration return wildlife, recreational activities to Fleming Park By Timothy B. Wheeler on November 29, 2018 A pioneering plan to revive a faded...
November 27, 2018

Fleming Park Project Receives Grant Funding for Innovative Shoreline Project

PRESS RELEASE: Larry Bannerman 443-563-9171 https://turnerstation.org/ On Monday, Nov. 26, Chesapeake Bay Foundation presented $30,000 from an anonymous source to Turner Station Conservation Teams, alongside...
November 19, 2018

Refined plans for Rash Field in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor move ahead – Baltimore Sun

Upgrades planned for Rash Field, the multi-purpose swath on the south shore of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, have been refined and could get underway next fall,...
November 16, 2018

Baltimore Based Firms Win Top National Research Award in Landscape Architecture

Baltimore based firms, Mahan Rykeil Associates and Ayers Saint Gross bring national attention home for innovation. We are proud to have received the 2018 ASLA...
November 16, 2018

Sandlot | Landscape Performance Series

Mahan Rykiel recently partnered with Landscape Architecture Foundation’s (LAF) Landscape Performance Series. The series is a research program that studies landscape performance benefits of projects...
October 18, 2018

Finally completed, 500 Walnut is the latest ultra-luxury building to join Philly’s skyline

Our amenity terrace and streetscape at 500 Walnut is finally finished!  This project is located at the heart of not only Philadelphia, but also American...
September 11, 2018

Design with Dredge: Resilient Landscape Infrastructure in the Chesapeake Bay | 2018 ASLA Professional Awards

Each year, the American Society of Landscape Architects Professional Awards honor the best in landscape architecture from around the globe. We are happy to announce Design with...
April 12, 2018

MRA Wins Top Innovation Award from MD ASLA and Two Merit Awards

  For the third consecutive year in a row, Mahan Rykiel is the proud recipient of the Traveling Innovation Award for Project Birdland. In the...
March 16, 2018

GALA 2018: 2017 Winners | Great American Living Awards | Presented by NVBIA and MBIA

Anthem House wins 2017 Great American Living Awards top prize, Home of the Year. Source: GALA 2018: 2017 Winners | Great American Living Awards |...
January 1, 2018

Design with Dredge: MRA Makes the Cover of LAM

Mahan Rykiel’s design research partnership with Maryland Port Authority, “Design with Dredge,” was featured on the cover of December’s Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM), the national publication of...
October 19, 2017

Report: Lancaster city’s revitalization is model for other small cities | Local News | lancasteronline.com

That plan and its successor, 2015’s “Building on Strength,” embody “the important partnership between city government and the private sector in determining how to move...
September 21, 2017

Rash Field re-do could be Baltimore’s glam spot of the future – Baltimore Business Journal

“I see it as a unique space for Baltimoreans from all over the city to come together and mix, mingle and play,” says Laurie Schwartz,...
September 1, 2017

‘Project Birdland’ transforms Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle School – Baltimore Sun

The community gathered to create a habitat that includes more than 3,000 native plants. Source: ‘Project Birdland’ transforms Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle School – Baltimore...
August 27, 2017

Baltimore School Builds Outdoor Habitat For Endangered Birds « CBS Baltimore

Mahan Rykiel Associates and Partners Launch Project Birdland to tie STEM education to outdoor learning. August 31, 2017 at 4:52 pm Source: Baltimore School Builds...

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