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. 

 

Education

Bachelor of Parks Administration and Landscape Architecture, Texas Tech University - Lubbock, Texas

Certifications

Registered Landscape Architect

Certified Parks and Recreation Professional

American Institute of Certified Planners

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

Autumn Ash Park 
Lafayette, Colorado

Center Park
Centennial, Colorado

Chaffee County Fairgrounds
Poncha Springs, CO

Challenger Regional Park
Douglas County, Colorado

Elk Ridge Park
Castle Pines, Colorado

Fly’n B Park Master Plan
Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Lafayette Ballfields & Recreation Center
Lafayette, Colorado

Louisville Community Park 
Louisville, Colorado

Redstone Park 
Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Riverside Park 
Fort Morgan, Colorado

Rogers Park
Fort Collins, Colorado

Standley Lake Park Master Plan
Jefferson County, Colorado

Utah Park
Aurora, Colorado and UDFCD

Valco Ponds Recreation Area Master Plan
Otero County, CO

Van Bibber Park Open Space 
Jefferson County, Colorado

 

SCHOOLS AND CAMPUSES 

Monarch K-12 Campus 
Boulder Valley Schools

Center of Southwest Studies 
Fort Lewis College, Durango

Campus Bikeway
University of Northern Colorado

Wheat Ridge Middle School/Stevens Elementary
Jeffco Schools

Northglenn High School 
Adams County

Over 100 school campus sites for over 10 Colorado school districts

 

PUBLISHED 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 Complexities 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