River North Art Park Opens in Five Points!
Aug 14, 2020 / Projects
The River North Art Park opened on August 13, 2020, to the Five Points neighborhood and community who inspired it and made it their own.
Public Outreach During COVID
Jul 27, 2020 / Projects
On Saturday, July 25th, Wenk Associates hosted our first pop-up community engagement event observing all current municipal health and safety guidance in response to COVID, and we are happy to report it was a success!
Article: Placemaking for Healthy Cities
Apr 30, 2020 / Projects
Colorado Construction & Design Magazine’s Spring 2020 issue highlights The River Mile in an article titled ‘Placemaking for Healthy Cities: Long-range perspectives on design for healthy places’ ...
Aria Denver production garden highlighted in Urban Land Magazine
Oct 7, 2019 / Projects
Wenk Associates led the design team for Aria Denver - a diverse, inter-generational, mixed-income, urban infill neighborhood designed intentionally to create community with a focus on the health of its residents and the surrounding neighborhood.
S*Park (Sustainability Park) celebrated in 5280 Magazine
Aug 27, 2019 / Projects
Wenk Associates served as the landscape architects for this sustainable, mixed-used development in Five Points, Denver. Inspired by the informal nature of the existing site, the landscape seeks to create a social hub for residents by providing community garden plots, social gathering nodes, and modest, flexible lawn spaces for leisure and games. On-site stormwater is managed within the park through a series of inter-connected rain gardens, creating a natural and wild landscape within the context of a dense ‘ultra-green’ urban development.
The River Mile featured in Canadian Newspaper
Aug 26, 2019 / Projects
A great story published in the Daily Commercial News, a Canadian newspaper, on Rhys Duggan of Revesco Properties and his River Mile Project along the South Platte River near downtown Denver. In 2017, Wenk Associates joined a multidisciplinary team to develop the vision for the riverfront development and its public realm. Wenk is currently leading the conceptual design for a terraced edge and promenade along the river.
Grand Rapids City leaders contemplate river restoration
Aug 23, 2019 / Projects, Speaking Engagements
Bill Wenk, founding principal of Wenk Associates, took part in a panel discussion to deliberate how design through water has been used to bring communities closer and how these plans can inspire future Grand River restoration efforts.
River North Park groundbreaking!
May 28, 2019 / Projects
Wenk Associates began working on RiNo Park in 2015 with the master plan, so we are beyond excited to see this much anticipated community amenity begin to take shape!
ULI Colorado's Explorer Series: Denver's Green Roof Initiative
Nov 7, 2018 / Projects, Speaking Engagements
Wenk Associates' Principal Greg Dorolek spoke at the event about the benefits of having landscape architect involvement during green roof design and construction. Senior Associate, J.C. Culwell led a tour of the FLIGHT building at TAXI's green roof which was recently completed by the firm last Spring.
Award Recognition for Shoemaker Plaza Renovations at Confluence Park
Oct 5, 2018 / Projects, Recognition
Since Shoemaker Plaza at Confluence Park celebrated its grand re-opening last October, the project has been recognized for its excellence in design and impact to the Downtown Denver community.