River Road African American Museum: City of Donaldsonville

Client: City of Donaldsonville

Summary: Design and development of a site Master Plan to include trails connecting the surrounding neighborhoods with the site. This plan covers several future phases of the museum development with the first phase of the master plan implementation having been completed in January of 2011.

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Services:

  • Served as Landscape Architects for site design and sustainable landscape enhancements.
  • Developed a planting list to include historical plant materials that were typically used for their edible and medicinal qualities.
  • Created a series of spaces within the trail system that function now as open spaces but are planned to allow for future site developments and additions.
  • Designed the Master Plan to include materials that reflect the historical materials that the museum teaches visitors about.
  • Incorporated use of existing materials on site to illustrate the value of resourcefulness so prevalent in historical times.
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