West Virginia University

Location

Morgantown, West Virginia

Project Type

Institutional Client Services

Scope of Services

Environmental Design Group was responsible for the site design and master planning for the new West Virginia University Alumni Center. A site design was developed to minimize stormwater runoff and allowed for the required stormwater detention. Other features included a 22-foot wide entry drive, an expansive courtyard, a monumental outdoor fireplace that anchors the central courtyard, a series of intimate courtyard spaces adjacent to the alumni center’s banquet hall, a 186-car parking lot, arching pedestrian bridges spanning waterways, and a network of walking trails, sidewalks and sitting areas located throughout the site.

Impact

The site development successfully crafted a plan distinguished in design and refined in detail to complement the building’s architecture and seamlessly create a landscape that evokes West Virginia’s natural and rustic character.

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