Founding Partner, 1981

Axel Bishop

Principal | FASLA | PLA | AICP | CPRP

Sometimes it takes the next generation to remind us of what is important. The best thing we can do is design places, natural places where we come together with children to re-create our lives. 

 

Bachelor of Parks Admin. and Landscape Architecture; 

Texas Tech University, 1978

Registered Landscape Architect in Colorado (#297), 2008

Certified Parks and Recreation Professional, 1989

American Institute of Certified Planners, 1998

Member American Society of Landscape Architects

Member National Recreation and Park Association

Member American Planning Association


Experience

PARKS AND RECREATION

Arapahoe County Fairgrounds - Aurora, CO

Valco Ponds Recreation Area Master Plan - Otero County, CO

Chaffee County Fairgrounds - Poncha Springs, CO

Center Park - Centennial, Colorado

Elk Ridge Park - Castle Pines, Colorado

Utah Park - Aurora, Colorado and UDFCD

Louisville Community Park - Louisville, Colorado

Fly’n B Park Master Plan - Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Riverside Park - Fort Morgan, Colorado

Challenger Regional Park - Douglas County, Colorado

Redstone Park - Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Van Bibber Park Open Space - Jefferson County, Colorado

Standley Lake Park Master Plan - Jefferson County, Colorado

Lafayette Ballfields & Rec. Center - Lafayette, Colorado

Autumn Ash Park - Lafayette, Colorado

Rogers Park - Fort Collins, Colorado

 

SCHOOLS AND CAMPUSES 

Monarch K-12 Campus - Boulder Valley Schools

Center of SW Studies - Fort Lewis College, Durango

Campus Bikeway - Univ. of Northern CO

Wheat Ridge MS/Stevens Elementary - Jeffco Schools

Northglenn HS - Adams County

Over 100 school campus sites for over 10 Colorado school districts

 

ARTICLES

Centennial Center Park, Landscape Architect & Specifier News, October 2012

Elk Ridge Park Reflects the Colorado Lifestyle, Landscape Architect & Specifier News, March 2012

Outdoor Rec. Communities-The Next Logical Step, CO Real Estate Journal, Sept. 2010

When Planning for Parks, Include Public in Process, CO Real Estate Journal, Aug. 2009

Louisville Community Park, Landscape Architect & Specifier News, March 2009

Incorporating Green Principals, CO Real Estate Journal, Dec. 2007

A Tiny Town Takes A Big Leap, Denver Post, November 2004

Perspective on Drought, as featured in:

  • Real Threat Calls For Real Solutions, Denver Post, May 2003
  • Our Thirsty Lives Need To Dry Up, Daily Camera, April 2003

The Destination Playground Rises in Colorado Parks and Schoolyards, CO Real Estate Journal, Feb. 2003

The Complex-ities of Ballfield Design, Parks & Recreation Magazine, Aug. 1999

Learning Under The Sky, The American School Board Journal, October 1998

Parks: A Focus of Community or Contention?  Urban Land, November 1997

Relentless Sprawl Creates Longing For Small-Town CO, The Denver Post, Nov.  1997

Crafting Consensus on Controversial Parks, Parks & Recreation Magazine, August 1997

New Urbanism Without Nostalgia, Landscape Architect and Specifier News, July 1997

COMMUNITY PLANNING

Lochbuie / Ft. Lupton, CO

Silver Peaks; Altamira; 
Cottonwood Greens

Elbert County, CO

Ritoro; Bandera; Miller Ranch;
Elkhorn

Longmont/Mead/Frederick/
Firestone, CO

Highland Lakes; Quail Ridge; Saddleback; Brooks Farm; Poplar Grove; Rinn Valley; Mill Creek; Sugarmill

Boulder, CO

Buena Vista Affordable Housing
Parkside Affordable Housing
Center Green; Noble Park; Pawnee Meadows; Plum Creek Homes

Thornton / Erie / Broomfield, CO

Holly Street Commercial; Osprey Valley; Highlands and Commons; Saratoga

Brighton/Louisville/Lafayette, CO

Downtown Office Building
Southgate Commercial
Sunflower Meadows; Bromley Park; Bromley Park Commercial; Brighton Crossing; Brighton East Farms;  Lafayette Farms; Park Villas

Fairplay, CO

Stone River

Gunnison / Durango, CO

West Gunnison Neighborhood 
Grandview

Jefferson County, CO

Table Rock; Riva Chase

Laramie, WY

Blake Ranch

Scottsbluff, NE

Five Oaks