Award Winning Landscape Architecture

PARKS

Creating healthy communities with active and passive play and connections to nature

SCHOOLS

Integrated and innovative learning landscapes, and schoolyard planning and design

TRAILS AND OPEN SPACE

Sustainable and resilient design with minimal impact on natural environments

COMMUNITY PLANNING

Responsible development of public and private property to foster the health of its people and environment

DESTINATION PLAY

Planning and design of magical playgrounds where kids run free for adventures and learning

MASTER PLANNING

Turning complex sets of information into easy to follow recommendations for planning of recreation and open spaces


The DC Difference

DESTINATION PLAY

Whimsical, creative play environments with a high level of theme and detail to spark multi-generational play

LEARNING LANDSCAPES

Collaborative design renovating elementary playgrounds into innovative play and learning spaces which enhance the school's enrichment program

GRASP® Analysis

A parks planning tool to identify gaps and make recommendations for recreation and open space needs


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About Design Concepts

Design Concepts is a national-award-winning design and planning firm based in Lafayette, Colorado. We’ve got a unique culture of talented, smart people, all passionate about their craft. We’re mindful of our constantly changing world, and of how our surroundings impact how we live. Our focus on “people spaces” busts through traditional landscape architecture approaches by applying research, analysis, and an active engagement with our environment to the creation of landscapes in which people and communities can thrive.