Planning & Urban Design

Brookdale Volkswagen

In 2011 Landform partnered with Baker Associates Architects and the Luther Company Family of Dealerships to completely redevelop a site at Interstate 694 and Brooklyn Boulevard in Brooklyn Center. Challenges associated with the 16.5-acre redevelopment included a 14.4% reduction of pervious area, additional on-site infiltration and contaminated soils while accommodating nearly 1,200 parking stalls.

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Caribou Coffee & Einstein Bros Bagels Signage

Landform completed site investigations as part of a due diligence effort to determine sign regulations for 66 Caribou Coffee & Einstein Bros Bagels projects. The new prototypical Caribou Coffee & Einstein Bros Bagels sign package was being rolled out across the country as part of a new co-branding effort. The signage is unique because it […]

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Dunlop Property Master Park Plan

Landform designed the master park plan as part of this larger, regional park improvements project. Our services included development of the master park plan to create a central park for the community. The plan included a new pavilion, wetland boardwalks, skating pond, sledding hill, playground, restored prairie and sports fields. The emphasis was on protecting […]

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Ecoplexus Community Solar Gardens

In the Summer of 2015, Ecoplexus needed a team that could get their Community Solar Gardens designed and approved quickly and effectively. Ecoplexus’s goal was to respond to state and local legislation that incentivized expedient development of Community Solar Gardens. Landform’s development management team coordinated project entitlement, wetland delineation reports, environmental evaluation, agency lobbying and […]

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Elk River Farmers Market Parking Lot

Working with the City and the Downtown Business Association, the project team created a new parking lot with landscaping and site furnishings inspired by the existing River’s Edge Commons Park. Services included site investigation, coordination with local businesses for pedestrian walkways and shared trash enclosures. The City vision was to eliminate an existing alley access […]

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Frauenshuh Cancer Center

The Frauenshuh Cancer Center is a patient care center located on the Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital campus. The facility is situated in bustling St. Louis Park and it lies adjacent to a particularly beautiful portion of restored Minnehaha Creek. Landform designed the garden and provided landscape architecture and civil engineering services to initially construct the […]

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Hanifl Fields Shelter

Landform led the site design and worked closely with the project architect on this large, four-seasons park shelter in Hugo, Minnesota. The City was the recipient of a generous donation from the Hanifl Foundation for construction of the structure and associated site improvements. The project incorporated many sustainable design elements, including: Rain barrels to provide […]

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Meditech Renovation Phase I

This existing office site had shown its age and needed renovation as the elevated parking lot and its supporting retaining wall were crumbling. Morcon Construction brought Landform on the team to guide the design process and coordinate with City and Watershed officials. The project team coordinated site renovations with the client and contractor to replace […]

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New Richmond Zoning & Subdivision

Landform was selected to help the City of New Richmond prepare a new Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Ordinance. The City wanted to update these ordinances make them easier to read, understand and implement. The City’s original goal was to develop a form-based code, but based on community feedback chose to develop a hybrid code with […]

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The COR at Ramsey

 The COR at Ramsey, formerly known as “Ramsey Town Center,” is a 322-acre mixed-use development anchored by a municipal center and a commuter rail transit station. Landform led a number of planning, engineering and development efforts for the City of Ramsey after they acquired the land in 2010, including: Revising the master plan through […]

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