In April, the City of Live Oak held a grand opening ceremony for the 27 acre, Live Oak Soccer Park. Greg Melton and MDG master planned the park and produced construction documents for the first 12 acre phase. The opening was a big hit and the community of Live Oak is ecstatic to have their new community park and a place for large scale soccer events. Shawn Rohrbacker managed the project for MDG...
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The Chico Area Recreation and Park District unanimously approved the concept of a professional service agreement with Melton Design Group last night. Here's the Enterprise Record article to learn more.
Are you concerned with the future of water in California? Want to know what you can do to reduce your landscape water use? Want to know how to keep our rivers, lakes and oceans clean? Want to know how to reduce the risk of flooding during large storm events? If you answered Yes to any of these questions, you should attend this year's This Way to Sustainability Conference put on by the Institute...
Melton Design Group was recently recognized by the (ASLA)American Society Landscape Architecture - California Sierra Chapter for exceptional design and took home TWO awards for the Chico City Plaza and Verbena Fields projects! MDG's Shawn Rohrbacker and Michael Cook (both far right of photo) were on hand to accept the awards at Fridays Design Awards Gala + Year End Meeting. For more about other...
Melton Design Group recently volunteered planting design services for native plant restoration at Riverbend Park in Oroville CA. The project is in joint venture with the Feather River Recreation and Park District and the Boys and Girls Club of the North Valley. The Boys and Girls Club offers a 10 week CREW program (Career Readiness Empowered Workforce) to help provide youth with work and management experience.
The attached photos and master plan are for streetscape improvements in downtown Gridley, CA. Original plans called for brick sidewalks and crosswalks but value engineering turned the brick sidewalks into a 4’ square pattern to match the existing walks. Crosswalks were kept standard.
Here at Melton Design Group, most of us are locals – born and raised in Chico, CA. So you can imagine our excitement when we were approached by the city to give our iconic park, Caper Acres, a face lift.
Our conceptual plans for Caper Acres Park are currently in review with the City of Chico. With the city, we have redesigned the park to maintain it’s character, but improve safety regarding equipment and the overall park.
What IS Landscape Architecture?
Landscape architecture is a licensed Architect specializing in the design of outdoor spaces. Melton Design Group has designed everything from landmarks to city parks and recreation areas, residential projects, skate parks, trail systems, agritourism and agricultural entertainment spaces. Landscape architecture can also include habitat,