Terry Naranjo has 15 years experience as a landscape architect. He has managed and participated in a range of project types. His experiences include conceptual program development, schematic design, design development, construction documents, municipality ordinance review, bidding, construction administration and project closeout. Terry Naranjo, RLA 504 Princeton Street Raleigh, NC 27609 919.740.7825 Terry Naranjo, RLA
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, 1993
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan
Master of Landscape Architecture
North Carolina State University, 2012 (Expected)
Raleigh, North Carolina
Registered Landscape Architect
State of North Carolina
State of Michigan
State of Tennessee
Work Experience CLH Design, PA, Cary, North Carolina Elam, Todd, D’Ambrosi, Cary, North Carolina AECOM, Raleigh, North Carolina Design Plus Architects, Grand Rapids, Michigan Hawkins Partners, Inc., Nashville, Tennessee Selected Project Experience Army Maneuver Center of Excellence, Fort Benning, GA*** Beaumont Baptist Hospital, Beaumont, TX* Wake County Continuum of Care, Raleigh, NC** Granville Medical Center, Oxford, NC Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge, Nashville, TN Tennessee Titans NFL Stadium, Nashville, TN *with Hawkins Partners, Inc **with CLH Design, PA ***with HSMM/ AECOM Activities American Society of Landscape Architects USGBC Triangle Urban Land Institute Triangle Chapter
Academic/ Corporate Spaces
Government/ Civic/ Community Spaces
Industrial and Office
Post Industrial/ Brownfield
Mixed Use Environments
Parks and Greenways
Collaborative/ Multidisciplinary Approach
Listening and Client involvement to establish goals and interpret a design vision.
Developing design ideas that shape the conceptual foundation of the site design.
Solving problems with a high level of technical knowledge and creativity.
Impart meaning into the designed landscape
by utilizing landscape forms in ways that express a connection with the site’s natural setting and layered cultural context
Celebrate the owner’s mission, product, people
Incorporate art into the landscape
Foster environmental stewardship through education
Rainwater Infiltration Systems
High efficiency irrigation systems
Preserve/ create wildlife habitat
Cisterns for rainwater/ greywater
Green roofs and walls
Drought tolerant plantings
Native meadows/ No-mow zones
Low-voltage and LED lighting
MUNICIPAL AGENCIES SERVED:
City of Raleigh Planning
City of Raleigh Parks and Recreation Dept.
City of Raleigh Public Works
City of Durham Planning
City of Durham Engineering
City of Durham Public Works
Town of Cary
Town of Apex
City of Nashville, Tennessee
City of Grand Rapids, Michigan
City of Goldsboro, NC
Town of Mount Olive, NC
Town of Zebulon, NC
Raleigh, North Carolina Wake County Continuum of Care Project Budget: $22.7 Million; Construction Schedule: Fall 2010; Client: Wake County Main Entry Vehicular Circulator and Pedestrian Entry Plaza Tree Conservation Area Ordinance Calculations
Celebration of entry and highlighting of
significant architectural work. Creation of a
dynamic counterpoint to the modern architecture
and materials of the building.
Create a sense of arrival.
Bold planting scheme to highlight the patterns
and rhythms of architecture.
Create a functional pedestrian/ vehicular
experience that combines modern forms with
Tree Conservation Area Plans
Mixed Use Development Master Plan Apex, NC Mixed use site Master Plan for a 110 acre site in eastern Wake County integrates variety of housing types, commercial, office, and mixed retail spaces.
Integrated pedestrian connectivity
Variety of spatial experiences
Integrated natural areas
Enhanced public realm
Community gathering spaces
Corporate Facility Office Building Durham, NC Project Summary: The project involved coordination with the architect to develop an outdoor courtyard space to function as a permeable surface and programmable pedestrian gathering space.
Permeable paving hardscape
Drought tolerant plantings
Formal and informal seating options
Site lighting and furnishings
Beaumont, Texas Memorial Hermann Baptist Beaumont Hospital Project Summary Site design of overall medical campus including semi-private open air areas for patients, visitors, and employees that are both functional and therapeutic. Project Responsibilities: Project management for landscape architectural services Coordination with architect, civil, MPE, interiors Design and detailing of hardscape and softscape elements Specification of site furnishings and site lighting Radial patterns extend lines, forms and materials of the architecture.
Project Summary: The two plans shown explore options and maximize potential for an existing downtown Brownfield site. Brownfield Development Site Feasibility Study Florence, SC Stadium Option
Buildings form urban edge
Pedestrian scale spaces
Multiple axis alignments
Outdoor dining areas
Stadium Site Option
Mixed use approach
Pedestrian scale spaces
space integrated into
Outdoor dining terrace
Mixed Use Option
NFL stadium campus in a downtown setting; Situated on the Cumberland River directly across from the Central Business District of Downtown Nashville.
The architectural vernacular was inspired by the site’s industrial heritage. Design elements celebrated the use of visible infrastructure and basic materials of concrete and steel.
Pervious reinforced lawn parking detailing
Urban forestry compliance documentation
Design and detailing of pedestrian entry
gate plaza paving areas.
Spot grading and drainage
Site furnishings specification
Central control irrigation system design.
Tennessee Titans NFL Stadium Campus Nashville, TN Monumental ‘Found Art’ Installations Spot Grading Plan at South Pedestrian Entrance
This park-like courtyard setting for a corporate client provides an outdoor amenity for employees and visitors. Informal seating areas and gathering spaces allow for an interaction in a natural setting.
Design Elements and Responsibilities
Pedestrian circulation system design
Specialty paving detailing
Mist fountain detailing
Site furnishings/ lighting
Courtyard hardscape design and details
Seatwalls integrated with native stones
Primus Financial Center Brentwood, TN
The Shelby Street Bridge, opened in 1909 was closed to vehicular traffic in 1999. It is now used as a pedestrian bridge linking Downtown Nashville, Tennessee to the East-Bank Stadium Campus over the Cumberland River.
Design Elements/ Project Summary
Paving surface re-design and detailing
Unification of the entire length of bridge through
paving pattern rhythms and repetition of forms
Embrace the cultural history through the incorporation of public art.
Ornamental overlook steel railing coordination with metal fabricator
Coordination and detailing of wood pavers on
Shelby Street Bridge Nashville, TN Ornamental Overlook Railing Views toward Downtown Nashville Paving/ Overlook Layout Plan
This rooftop park occupies an entire city block and covers several hundred parking spaces below. Design forms were inspired by the adjacent contextual architecture of the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Downtown Arena.
Coordination with structural
Inspired by adjacent
architectural forms and
Hilton Suites Park Nashville, TN
This urban row-house project consists of 29 loft-style condominium units capturing views to the Tennessee State Capitol in Downtown Nashville.
Semi-private gardens that define
Simple plantings for low maintenance
and seasonal interest.
Unify the entire length of building
Automatic irrigation system
Automatic entry gate detailing
Urban Townhomes Nashville , TN
Downtown Office Tower Streetscape Master Plan Nashville, TN Project Summary: Street-level site master plan for an office tower in Nashville, Tennessee's downtown financial district. Existing Office Tower – 17 Stories ‘ Court of Columns’
Unify the entire pedestrian level campus
Respond to architectural rhythms
Help create a Corporate Identity
Activate the pedestrian spaces
Incorporate Cultural Heritage of Nashville
as ‘Athens of the South’
Provide a gateway into the city
This corporate facility project needed a strong yet subtle main entrance experience. A simple plant palette was chosen to highlight the architecture.
The architecture provides clues to inform scale and rhythm.
Army Maneuver Center of Excellence Fort Benning, GA
The project involved coordination with the architect and civil engineer to develop site plan elements which included a large scale gathering courtyard for a LEED Certified classroom building.
LEED Documentation for site related points
Creation of monumental scale pedestrian plaza
Heat Island reduction, and water reduction
Form generating site-design patterns developed
from careful study of architecture
Radial courtyard off main dining hall for outdoor gathering Sketchup rendering of Central Entry Courtyard Pedestrian spaces in Central Courtyard
Interstate 95 -- Interchange Landscape Plan Walterboro, SC
Located along the Cumberland River in East Nashville, the Shelby Bottoms Greenway provides over 12 miles of paved and unpaved trails. The site’s Native American heritage was interpreted with symbols and signage.
Site sensitive parking lot configuration
Walkway/ bikeway systems
Riparian and upland native habitat plantings
Site furnishing specification
Seating plaza and overlook design and details
Shelby Bottoms Greenway Nashville, TN
Project Summary: At the center of this Civil War and WWI memorial is a re-creation of a sculpture originally created by Italian Sculptor Guissepe Morietti in 1929. A new obelisk and 'Angel of Peace' which sits atop; was newly carved out of solid granite. Battle of Nashville Monument Nashville, TN
Plaza and seat walls integrated into the topography
Reconstructed “Peace Monument”
Pedestrian circulation systems & passive
Providing a pedestrian connection to the Cumberland River, the East Bank Greenway is adjacent to the Tennessee Titans NFL Stadium Campus. Monolithic 'found-art' artifacts of the site’s industrial past were gathered, preserved and integrated into the landscape. Embedded directly into the concrete and earth, the relics allow visitors to ‘discover’ historical evidence of an industrial heritage. East Bank Greenway Nashville, TN
On-site post-demolition reconnaissance to recover
potential sculpture-worthy artifacts
Coordination with artists, sculptors, and metal fabricators
ADA compliant plaza layouts
Fine grading, and detailing of hardscape elements.
Site furnishing specification
Lighting fixtures coordination
Monumental Scale ‘Found Art’ Installation Required Coordination with CSX Railroad
Renovation of public realm of
streetscapes and public spaces
Community charrette facilitation
On-street parking reconfiguration
Central neighborhood ‘square’.
Public art locations
Creston Streetscape Grand Rapids, MI Neighborhood ‘Square’
Pedestrian scale spaces
Interactive at-grade fountain
Master plan for this existing 3/4 mile roadway corridor within the culturally diverse and historic Creston Neighborhood in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
This plan for an existing commercial district creates an important link between an historic neighborhood a marina area/ shoreline greenway along Lake Macatawa.
Re-organized vehicular and
pedestrian circulation systems
Parking lot re-configuration
Public art location identification
Outdoor dining terraces
District identifying gateways
South Shore District Holland, MI Existing Site Conditions
Cottage Grove Retirement Community Holland, MI
40 Acre site in West Michigan on relatively flat site allowed a symmetrical layout for this planned retirement community.
Program integration of
various housing types
including independent living,
assisted living, and hospice.
system and walkable
Stormwater pond amenity
Grand Rapids, MI Project Summary: Creating an outdoor living experience for an assisted living facility. Project goals include enabling social interaction through intimate pedestrian gathering spaces and interaction with natural areas and hands-on gardening opportunities. Sunrise Assisted Living Care Facility Project Budget: $4.5 Million Client: Sunrise Assisted Living Contact: Laura Hester, Davos Senior Living Group 810-571-0178
Design Elements and Responsibilities:
Coordination with architect and civil engineer, MPE, and interiors.
Submittals to Municipal planning agencies
Site design and detailing of circulation systems, hardscape, softscape and site amenities.
A six-story building in a small downtown setting had nowhere for residents to sit and relax outdoors. Two options were provided to convert a concrete parking area into a passive seating area with plantings, benches, fountains and hand-on planting beds.
Site planning and design for a corporate facility addition required a complete reconfiguration of vehicular circulation and pedestrian patterns. The project involved the creation of pedestrian gathering spaces and site amenities.
Corporate ‘Front Door’ experience.
Architectural forms inform site patterns
The reflective of water, light, and glass
Illuminated bands of recycled glass under-lit with
fiber optic lighting.
Large scale tiered water feature and a reflecting pool
Corporate identity signage
Gentex Corporate Headquarters Zeeland, MI
Chicago Drive Corridor Median -- Landform Study Holland, MI
Mix of themed uses including
hotel, coliseum, commercial
districts, and entertainment
districts and high density
Central ceremonial plaza
Selection of images that convey a
sense of cultural and spatial
Vehicular circulation patterns
New Town Center Plan Chengdu, China Project Summary: This plan is the central business district of a larger community that incorporated a golf course and residential sections in an active ‘sports themed’ development.
The competition sought redevelopment strategies and design visions for the Brickbottom area of Somerville, MA near downtown Boston.
Inspired by existing artist community
Create an arts and entertainment campus
that celebrates cultural heritage Open Space
Transportation and Infrastructure
Ecological / Environmental Issues
History and Cultural Diversity
Brickbottom Competition Boston, MA Existing Site Mass Transit Public Art Proposed Site Master Plan Isometric Proposed Site Plan
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