2012 - 2014
2015 - 2016
Early cad drawings
2013 - 2014
Preliminary site plan for Armstrong High School
Later cad drawings
As part of a grant-funded project at Bindford Middleschool, these Rain Garden drawings and stormwater calculations were presented to Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay Virginia Director Nissa Dean, and Binford Middle School Principle Melissa Rickey.
(click to enlarge designs)
1 of 3 Site Plan
2 of 3 Plant Schedule
3 of 3 Elevation
VCU Community Garden
Green Unity Leadership Team: VCU Community Garden creation taskforce
- Garden planning and meetings with VCU Physcal Plant Dep.
- Liaison with MPC SGA to procure funding
- Graphic design of volunteer flyers and social media outreach
Organized ground breaking day and construction of hugelkultur and sub-irrigated raised beds
Designed and constructed a rain garden for developmentally challenged adults. Features over 100 gallons of roof rain catchment capability via the rain barrel tower. Gravity fed drip irrigation lines deliver water to various native plant species including trees, shrubs, and flower beds.
Organized and acquired funding for an aquaponic system in local elementary school G. W. Carver Elementary School's unused greenhouse. Managed the project, leading frequent workshops and lessons for The Carver Promise, classes, and teachers
Structural diagram of grow table. Built from 1.5" steel tubing to support well over 500 lbs live load (fluid & gravel movement, and external loading)
Schematic of the aquaponic system plumbing. One pump in the fishtank delivers water to two flood and drain growbeds, and vertically stacked NFT channels.
- 250 gallon fish tank, with a 10 gallon per fish ratio.
- Two - 4'x4' by 12" depth grow trays for a total of 32 cubic feet of flood and drain growing space
- One - 15' NFT channel with 20 netpot holes
We have grown lettuce, cabbage, tomatoes, beans, okra, kale, collards, and more
Vertical garden concept
Concept for a small vertical garden / aquaponic system.
Vertical towers from inside shop
Vertical towers from outside shop window
2016 - 2017
Started a facility in Richmond that accelerates community learning, small businesses, the maker movement, urban agriculture and the arts for the North Side Community. Produced floor plans, and oversaw renovations and landscaping.
Logo design and sign
Uses of space in 2016 via symbology
Renovated a decayed wall & flooring, opening a second floor mezzanine, replaced the floors, and installed a handrail.
After railing and floor replacement complete