Duck Creek Tiny Park & Wetland Restoration

Kevin Jeffery Park, Renovation, Waterfront Design Leave a Comment

Duck Creek Tiny Park & Wetland RestorationDuck Creek Tiny Park is a small but mighty project being coordinated along side CBJ Parks and Recreation Department, the Southeast Alaska Watershed Coalition, Trail Mix and MRV Architects. It is a renovation and restoration project where a new wetland pond is being created along side the creek filled with local water loving plants …

Fish Creek Estuary Area Planning

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Fish Creek Estuary Area PlanningThank you all for joining us Thursday, December 16th’s for the online Zoom Community Meeting. It was great speaking with you and having the planning team reveal our initial concepts of what could be for the area. Below are the materials discussed. MRV Fish Creek Concepts LINK HERE Zoom Community Meeting Recording LINK HERE The Fish …

AJ Dock Upland Improvements Study

Kevin Jeffery Conceptual Studies, Master Planning, Renovation, Tourism, Waterfront Design Leave a Comment

AJ Dock Upland Improvements StudyAJ Dock management approached MRV with a desire to improve pedestrian and traffic flows for the arrival area while maintaining an appealing visitor experience. MRV conducted a diagrammatic study to provide the most efficient flow of people and vehicles, while also eliminating crosswalks and pinch points. Future branding and expansion goals were implemented into the design …

CBJ Wayfinding

Zane Jones Master Planning, Tourism, Waterfront Design Leave a Comment

Downtown Juneau Wayfinding ProjectMRV teamed with Mayer Reed for the CBJ Wayfinding project. MRV played a major role in helping lead public meetings and facilitate Mayer Reed’s specialized design skillset. Walking tours and information gathering was a significant element of early planning. MRV was the team liaison with many local stakeholder groups, including; HRAC, Filipino Community, JAHC, State Library Archive …

Lemon Creek Master Planning

Zane Jones Civic, Master Planning, Waterfront Design Leave a Comment

Lemon Creek Master PlanningThe Lemon Creek Area Plan strives to encourage future development that should protect its cultural and natural resources, provide for quality housing, and walkable, bikeable, safe neighborhoods, while sustaining its position as an attractive area for local businesses — Juneau’s midtown. The community of Juneau should use the plan to pursue ongoing solutions to enhance the livability …

Sitka Waterfront Masterplan

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Sitka Waterfront MasterplanThe Sitka Waterfront Master Plan included two phases.  Phase I was an over-all master plan that looked at five different regions that comprised the central Sitka waterfront core.  Phase II was a subsequent refined master plan that focused on the most strategic central section of the waterfront which contained the convention center, library, boat harbor, bus and car …

Haines Main Street Masterplan

Zane Jones Master Planning, Tourism, Waterfront Design Leave a Comment

Haines Main Street MasterplanMRV and our subconsultant team, including Sheinberg Associates and McDowell, were contracted to prepare a master plan analysis that looked at the Haines downtown area, including the traditional Main Street corridor, and the separated Fort Chilkoot and cruise dock area. The planning effort was developed in three phases, with the first phase focused on fact-finding, surveys, and …

Icy Strait Point

Zane Jones Alaska Native, Commercial, Master Planning, Tourism, Waterfront Design Leave a Comment

Icy Strait PointMRV Architects was hired by Huna Corporation to provide conceptual site planning and detailed building design for comprehensive expansions to their visitor facilities at Icy Strait Point, just outside of Hoonah. The new site plan and building additions were central to a major expansion around a new deep-draft cruise ship dock, which substantially increased the number of visitors …

Marine Exchange of Alaska

Zane Jones Commercial, Offices, Waterfront Design

Marine Exchange of Alaska This new facility, providing vessel tracking world-wide with a focus on North Pacific international traffic, features a 24-hour vessel monitoring operations center.  This central function is supported by offices, meeting space, and electronics shops needed to sustain this technology-rich enterprise. The three story 6,400SF building is located on a very small urban waterfront site.  To fit …

Ketchikan Airport Ferry Access

Zane Jones Civic, Commercial, Waterfront Design

Ketchikan Airport Ferry AccessMRV Architects is leading design on improvements to the Ketchikan Airport ferry access.  The project, working with DOT, develops new visitor accommodations to provide comfortable ferry access to the Ketchikan Airport, supporting both pedestrians and vehicles.  The total project scope is approximately $4,000,000 for buildings and canopies, and $12,000,000 for site improvements. Project details include the creation …