International District Urban Agriculture Plan


International District Urban Agriculture Plan In partnership with Bernalillo County and the International District Healthy Communities Coalition (IDHCC), Groundwork Studio is developing a plan to create a sustainable framework for urban agriculture in Albuquerque’s most diverse urban neighborhood. Through comprehensive inventory and mapping of assets and partnerships, responsive [...]

Ruidoso Outdoor Recreation Master Plans


Ruidoso Outdoor Recreation Master Plans: Grindstone Lake and Moon Mountain Groundwork Studio is working with the Village of Ruidoso on recreational master plans for Moon Mountain and Grindstone Canyon. For Grindstone Canyon, Groundwork Studio has assessed the existing conditions for approximately 275 acres in and around Grindstone Lake in order [...]

New Mexico MainStreet


New Mexico MainStreet Groundwork Studio’s Amy Bell is the Urban Design member of the New Mexico Mainstreet Revitalization Specialist Team. Working with Mainstreet’s Four Point Approach of Design, Promotion, Economic Vitality, and Organization, the team provides valuable training and technical assistance for the State’s Mainstreet, Frontier, and Arts and Cultural [...]

Statewide Forestry Plan


New Mexico Statewide Forestry Plan Funded by a USFS landscape scale restoration grant, the NM State Forestry Urban and Community Forestry Program engaged Groundwork Studio in a unique three year effort to conduct a statewide urban tree assessment and develop a long-term community forestry management plan. The project began with [...]

Rio Fernando Park


Photograph by Jim O'Donnell, 2018.  Rio Fernando Park Master Plan Groundwork Studio is working with the Taos Land Trust and several multi-disciplinary project partners to develop this master plan, including community engagement facilitation and action through design. The Rio Fernando Park will provide a unique regional [...]

Munson Senior Center


Munson Senior Center Outdoor Recreation Area The Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department likes to call this project their Senior Playground. Through an on-call contract, this project upgraded an unused acre behind the Munson Senior Center and Heske Garden, providing adult exercise equipment, a 1/2 mile trail, shade, seating, pollinator [...]

Bayfield Parks, Open Space, Trails and Recreation Plan


Bayfield Parks, Open Space, Trails and Recreation Plan Groundwork Studio worked with the Town of Bayfield to develop a 10-year comprehensive plan for their parks, open space, trails and recreational facilities. Through an intensive exploration of existing facilities, transportation networks, programming, community engagement (including a pop-up playground for youth needs [...]