Belvedere Gardens

Belvedere Gardens

Overlooking the town of Salem, Virginia and the Appalachian Mountains to the northwest, this 2,500-crypt mausoleum is conceived as a landscape intervention atop a 110-acre memorial park. The project is defined by three gardens: the Allee – a formal garden, which initiates the entry sequence and establishes the eastern boundary of the site; the Grove…

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National Donor Memorial

National Donor Memorial

Conceived as an urban contemplative garden, the National Memorial for Organ and Tissue Donors is comprised of three metaphorical rooms that commemorate the emotional journey of a donor family as they face the difficult and painful process of organ donation. The memorial landscape is comprised of three main spaces; a serene grove, an open lawn,…

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Luck Stone

Luck Stone

Facing unprecedented growth, Luck Stone sought the services of SMBW to design a substantial renovation and addition to their 35-year old headquarters. Via selective demolition, a seamless integration of old and new structures was achieved to accommodate space needs growth from 29,000 SF to 85,000 SF. So as not to compromise the quiet presence of…

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