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Culturally Sensitive Design

By | 2018-03-22T20:27:22+00:00 August 5th, 2014|Design, News, People, Thoughts|

by Jim Brennan I recently had the opportunity to travel to Taiwan's scenic east coast again and present at a symposium.  I have been involved with tourism planning for the East Coast Tourism Bureau for the past 15 years and previously worked on development of the Green Island Master Plan. The S.E. Coast of Taiwan is

Nature Play

By | 2018-03-22T20:27:22+00:00 June 13th, 2013|Design, News, Parks, People, Projects|

Custom designed climbing/play snag at Discovery Pond, Tacoma Nature Center, Tacoma, WA Recently Mike Perfetti, senior associate, presented at the Washington Recreation & Park Association’s (WRPA) Annual Conference & Trade Show, held this year in Vancouver, WA.  WRPA’s mission is to promote excellence of current and future Parks and Recreation professionals through advocacy, education,

Japan Trip Part 1: Tokyo Observations

By | 2018-03-22T20:27:23+00:00 June 11th, 2012|Design|

By Mike Perfetti This spring I spent about 10 incredible days in the Land of the Rising Sun - Japan.  In Japan, I found a complex story of a culture and landscape – a country full of contrasts and contradictions evident in its landscape, culture, and history.  The island of Honshu is home to the

Bike to Work Final Stats

By | 2018-03-22T20:28:09+00:00 June 4th, 2012|People|

Bike to Work month has come to a close and JAB is proud to have had 50% of its staff members riding.  Few firms reach such a high level of participation!  Together we logged 545 miles (not counting all the miles we forgot to record), saved approx. 542 lbs of CO2, and burned 26,714 calories.