The Biosphere Group is a team of professionals
who provide and orchestrate skills necessary to
achieve excellence for our clients'
broad range of project requirements.

Since each project varies in scope and complexity,
we add talent as required and coordinate effort to
assure desired outcome.

To a large extent, the internal environment (what is
within a person) creates external reality.

We plan and design physical environments
in harmony with ecological systems,
that respect culture, and enhance quality of life.

The solution to the complex environmental problems
that society faces
must be solved with a higher level of thinking than the
level at which they were created.
Man’s dominion of the Earth exercised without
understanding and respect for its interdependent life
sustaining systems and lesser life forms has borne
the bitter fruit of a highly polluted planet and
unbalanced ecosystems.

Past practices have undermined the very foundation
upon which life depends.

This lifestyle is not sustainable.
Therefore, a new paradigm must be utilized
at all levels of humanity’s method of living
to create a better future.

Our interdisciplinary team approach working closely
with clients results in sustainable solutions that meet
today’s needs while providing future generations a
better heritage.

Our continuous quest for excellence produces built
environments in which program elements are
organized to reflect social, programmatic,
ecological, geographic, and economic drivers.

Creative designs employ biomimicry to work with
natural systems. Sensitive and skillful application of
sound environmental principles of planning and
design enables site optimization.

Habitations are designed to be healthy, green, and
sustainable with particular attention to the use of
passive solar energy and other climatological
influences.

The primary expertise of our associates include
landscape architecture, city planning,
building architecture, geographical & economic
planning, storm water management,
water resource planning, environmental sciences,
land planning, project management, outdoor lighting
and horticulture.

Culture, programs, economics, buildings, energy
systems, landform, vegetation, geology, ecology,
biology, site physiology and site physiography,
pedestrian and vehicular transportation systems,
communications, solar and wind influences and
hydrologic cycles are some of the factors
considered in the planning+design process.
Cognition of and design ability with these factors
coupled with a mutually respectful and participatory
process with stakeholders
result in successful solutions.

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MASTER PLANNING - CAPITAL PLANNING - SECTOR PLANNING:
  • Georgia Institute of Technology/Campus Master Plans 1991&1997
  • Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games - Planning Board
  • Georgia Tech Olympic Village & International Festival Center
  • City of Atlanta Neighborhood Planning Unit E
  • Midtown Alliance BluePrint Master Plan & Implementation  
  • Marietta Street Corridor Implementation Plan        
  • Wayfinding Master Plan – Georgia Tech Campus
  • NW Quadrant Sector Plan – Georgia Tech Campus
  • Central Academic Core Sector Plan– Georgia Tech Campus
  • Yellow Yacket Alley Sector Plan– Georgia Tech Campus
  • Atlanta Georgia Temple Capital Improvement Plan –                     
    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Home Park Community Improvement Master Plan
  • North Avenue Research Area Sector Plan
  • Fifth Street Urban Design Study
  • Fifth Street Corridor Study
  • Greek Area Sector Plan
  • NW Academic Core Landscape Master Plan
  • NE Academic Core Sector Plan
  • Life Sciences Complex                                           
    (Bioengineering-Environmental-Molecular) - Georgia Tech
  • Student Athletic Complex II –                                                     
    Student Health Center Sector Plan - Georgia Tech       
  • North Campus Parking Deck –                                            
    Planning Committee & Tree Mitigation Plan
  • Metro-Atlanta Urban Watershed Initiative Steering Committee
  • Auburn Central Business District, New York                                   
    CBD Revitalization Plan
  • Northeastern New York Girl Scout Recreation Plan                        
    Regional Plan
  • City of Winston Salem, NC – CBD planning
  • State Street/Technology Square Tree Management Plan
  • Hightower Building - Tree Management Plan - Georgia Tech
  • Klaus Advanced Computing Building                                              
    - Landscape Design guidance                                                      
    - Tree Management Plan – Georgia Tech
  • Pleasant Hill Park – DeKalb County, Ga.                                        
    Nature preserve & multi-use park                                               
    environmental assessment, zoning, & development proposal
  • DeKalb County, Ga.                                                                    
    - Community Spokesman & Chief Strategist
  • Blue Circle Aggregates – Re-zoning planning & implementation
  • Crymes Enterprises                                                                      
    Development Evaluation and community leadership.
  • Ashton Atlanta Residential -                                                         
    Re-zoning planning and community coordination

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE:
  • Georgia Tech Plaza
  • Georgia Tech Quadrangle
  • Yellow Jacket Park
  • Georgia Tech Olympic Natatorium & Basketball Coliseum
  • Means Street Green – Urban Park
  • Peachtree Street streetscape
  • Piedmont Avenue streetscape
  • Spring Street streetscape
  • West Peachtree Street streetscape
  • 10th Street streetscape
  • 14th Street streetscape
  • Atlanta Vertigate
  • George C. Griffin Olympic Track
  • SAC 50 Meter Olympic Outdoor Pool
  • Administration Hill Site Development
  • SAC Sporturf Athletic Fields
  • Student Athletic Complex (SAC)
  • Chandler Baseball Stadium
  • Bill Moore Tennis Center
  • Advanced Technology Development Center
  • Industrial Engineering/Industrial Management Courtyard
  • I 75/85 Interstate Coordination   Georgia DOT
  • Centennial Research Building
  • Micro electronics Research Building Courtyard
  • Advanced Engineering and Computer Applications Lab
  • Manufacturing Research Center
  • Manufacturing Related Disciplines Complex 1
  • Manufacturing Related Disciplines Complex 2
  • Student Galleria and Theatre
  • Atlantic Drive Improvement
  • Heliport Planning
  • Grant Field/Bobby Dodd Stadium Improvements
  • 1996 Olympic Village Plan
  • Techwood Drive Improvement
  • Alumni Faculty Park
  • Area 1 Housing Master Plan
  • North Avenue Quadrangle
  • Campus Security Lighting
  • Price Gilbert Memorial Library Plaza
  • The President's Residence
  • Georgia Tech Plaza
  • Peters Park Parking Deck
  • Southern Regional Education Board
  • Cherry Street Improvements
  • Alexander Memorial Coliseum
  • Callaway Student Housing
  • Woodruff Dorm
  • Mayer Memorial Garden
  • Campus Security Telephone System
  • Campus Fiber Optics Network Plan
  • Rich Computer Roof-Top Garden
  • Snapfinger Woods, DeKalb County                                              
    – Clubhouse site planning & design
  • Peachtree City, Ga. – Community Center planning & design
  • MARTA/Civic Center Station, Atlanta – site & landscape design
  • City of Woodstock, Cherokee County – CBD restoration planning
  • Agnes Scott College, Decatur – landscape master plan
  • Means Street Green, Atlanta – urban park
  • The Carriage Works, Atlanta – site plan & landscape design
  • The Block Candy Company, Atlanta – site plan & landscape design
  • The Cottage Nursery, Inc., NY - Real Estate Development Analysis
  • The Roxy Hotel - Atlanta – site plan & landscape design
  • Burlington Mall - North Carolina – site planning
  • The Dux Office Complex – site plan & landscape design
  • Cork Wren Subdivision and Tennis Center, Sandy Springs            
    site planning
  • The Harvey Hotel, Atlanta – site plan & landscape design
  • The Crowne Plaza Hotel, Atlanta – site plan & landscape design
  • Silverman Estate, Atlanta – site plan & landscape design
  • Funk Mountain Estate, Ellijay – site plan & landscape design
  • Indian Rock Farms Master Plan, Newnan                                       
    – land planning for trophy hunting
  • Full House Farms, Lake Lanier – seawall design
  • North Cove, Lake Lanier – subdivision planning
  • Finley Estate Master Plan, Alpharetta                                           
    mountain site - planning & landscape design
  • The Chancellor's Residence, Board of Regents                               
    – site plan & landscape design
  • U.S. Forest Service, Utah – Granite Flat Trailhead Facility
  • Maddox/Starnes/Nix Law Offices, Conyers                                    
    – site plan & landscape design
  • Heemann Residence, Atlanta – site plan & landscape design
  • Vaught Residence, Atlanta – site plan & landscape design
  • Comp Editions, Inc., Atlanta – site plan & landscape design
  • Tennyson Place, Atlanta – site plan & landscape design
  • Schneider Estate, Conyers – site plan & landscape design
  • Wishon Estate, Conyers – site plan & landscape design
  • Nix Estate, Conyers – site plan & landscape design
  • Burkett Residence, Conyers – site plan & landscape design
  • Dr. Jay A. Hammer Chiropractic Office & Residence, Atlanta        
    site plan & landscape design
  • Dr. Phil Sparling Residence, Norcross                                          
    – site plan & landscape design
  • Wilbanks Estate Master Plan, Cummings                                      
    – site plan & landscape design

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints:
Site Planning & Landscape Design at:
  • Atlanta Stake Center (now Jonesboro Stake Center) – landscape
    design
  • Conyers Ward – landscape design & installation – phase 1&2 of
    building expansion
  • Marietta East Stake – site planning, landscape & irrigation design
  • Acworth Ward – site planning, landscape & irrigation design
  • Marietta/Smyrna Ward – site planning, landscape & irrigation
    design
  • Sandy Springs Ward – site planning, landscape & irrigation design
  • Roswell Stake Center – site planning, landscape & irrigation design
  • Peachtree City Ward – site planning, landscape & irrigation design
  • Griffin Ward – site planning, landscape & irrigation design
  • Atlanta Temple – site planning, landscape & irrigation design
  • Atlanta Temple Apartments – site planning, landscape & irrigation
    design
  • Tucker Stake Center – landscape & irrigation design
  • Norcross Ward – site planning, landscape & irrigation design
  • Calhoun Ward – site planning, landscape & irrigation design
  • Atlanta Ward – landscape & irrigation design
  • Snellville Ward – site planning, landscape & irrigation design
  • Newnan Ward – site planning, landscape & irrigation design

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN:
  • Home+Office – planning & design – integration of building & site -
    highly energy efficient, passive solar, green, healthy, sustainable
    environs - Alpine, Utah
  • Nunnally Farms Custom Sustainable home/Office - 10 acre master
    plan & design for energy efficient, passive solar, green, healthy,
    sustainable structure. Monroe, Georgia.
  • Greener Hills, UT - Custom sustainable home
  • Hightower Trail, Snellville, GA – Custom sustainable home
  • Woodland Hills, Conyers, GA – Custom Home
  • Woodland Court, Atlanta, GA – Custom Home

LIGHTING DESIGN:
  • Holiday Inn Select, DEN, CO - unique, new proprietary Tesla light
    induction system that increased photopic lumens by 4x, and
    scotopic lumens (the ones your eyes see) by 6x, with typical cost
    life cycle cost savings between 50-70%.



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