derek f. hevel

landscape architect

320 summit ave e, #18

seattle, wa  98102

206-297-6739

derek@rubricla.com

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Marra Farm Bioswale, Seattle, WA

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The project responded to major seasonal flooding on Director Street, as well as a need to activate a remnant corner of Marra Farms, a community garden area to the southwest.  A bioswale was designed to capture street and farm stormwater runoff, featuring water-loving plants in a high-capacity bioswale, and an access bridge and parking area to welcome community members.  The result: a drivable street during the rainy months, and a natural and beautiful bioswale to further define Marra Farms.  With JA Brennan.


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