Services

Description

Planning Services

  • Master Planning
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Urban Planning & Design
  • Zoning Interpretation and Compliance
  • Permitting
  • Natural Resource and Land Planning
  • Natural Resource Assessment
  • Public Involvement
  • Presentations and Graphic Materials
  • Visual Analysis
  • Recreation Planning

Stormwater Services

  • Stormwater Treatment
  • Low Impact Development (LID)
  • Rain Gardens
  • Bioswale & Biocell Design
  • Native Plantings Supporting LID
  • Porous Paving Techniques
  • Rainwater Harvesting
  • LEED Compliance
  • Low Water Use Irrigation

Transportation Services

  • Urban Planning & Design
  • Visioning
  • Community Identity Formation
  • Multi-use Trails
  • Pedestrian Amenities
  • Green Street Design
  • Stormwater Treatment
  • Visual Analysis
  • Sculptured Site Grading
  • Revegetation and Erosion Control
  • Site Specific Elements & Signage

Design & Construction Services

  • Site Planning and Design
  • Conceptual Designs
  • Design Development
  • Construction Drawings
  • Cost Estimates
  • Value Engineering
  • Renderings, Presentations and Graphic Materials
  • Regional Experience

Environmental & Remediation Services

  • Green Roof Design
  • Streambank Stabilization
  • Brownfield Development
  • Permitting
  • Environmental Land Planning
  • Natural Resource Assessment
  • Wetland Design
  • Revegetation

Military Facilities Services

  • Construction Administration
  • Facilities Planning
  • Force Protection
  • Regulation Interpretation and Compliance
  • ACE Permitting
  • Recreation Facilities
  • Mixed Use and In-Fill Development
  • Collaborative Design Process

Residential Services

  • Detailed Site Master Plans
  • Green Grading and Drainage Solutions
  • Innovative Designs for Built Features
  • Dramatic Entries with Unique Elements
  • Inviting Courtyards and Outdoor Rooms
  • Aesthetic Site Designs and Plantings
  • Integrated Water Features
  • Artistic Pen & Ink Drawings

Meet the SDG Team

Sustainable Design Group, LLC (SDG) is a woman-owned and veteran-owned, small business, design firm offering full landscape architecture and land planning services, specializing in environmental planning, site development and sustainable design.

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Eric Morey, ASLA - Principal - Land Planner

As a principal at SDG, Eric has worked on and managed local projects for communities throughout Alaska. Eric has experience in all phases of design, environmental planning, concept development, site design, construction documents and drawings, estimates and construction administration.
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Luanne Urfer, PLA ASLA - Principal, CLARB Certified Landscape Architect

As a principal at SDG, Luanne has managed local projects for communities throughout Alaska, Northern California, and the Pacific Northwest. Luanne has more than 34 years of experience in natural resource planning and landscape architecture including all phases of design.
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Michael Kirby - Associate - Cultural Resource Specialist

Michael Kirby, associate planner and cultural design specialist. His emphasis on integrating design and cultural representation are evident through past projects where he creates mature landscapes reflecting ethnographic values and identity.
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Charlene Johnson, PWS - Associate

Charlene Johnson is an associate specializing in local, state, and federal regulatory permitting, project planning, wetland delineation, functional assessment, bald eagle survey, water resource evaluation, APDES planning and CESCL inspection. Charlene brings more than 10 years of experience to the SDG Team.
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Ryan King, ASLA - Associate

Ryan King is an associate at SDG and a Landscape Architecture graduate from Ball State University with a Bachelors of Landscape Architecture and Minors in Sustainability and Classical Cultures.
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Burt Lent, PLA ASLA - Associate

For the past 32 years, Burt has specialized in recreational facilities design in Alaska where he has designed projects worth approximately $26 million throughout the state. Burt has an extensive background in planning and design of parks and recreational facilities.

SDG News & Announcements

Check back here soon and often for information relating to sustainable design in southcentral and southeastern Alaska.

AK Small Business Dev. Success Story Article

“With our 5th yr anniversary rapidly approaching and being able to buy a building instead of rent, having a full plate of projects supported by our expanding staff, we are excited to be going into the new year” said Urfer, “We could not have done it without you”!

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Juneau Office Opens

Sustainable Design Group is pleased to announce that their Juneau office is now open for business, and allows for closer collaboration with clients and vendors involved with existing projects in Southeast Alaska.

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New Website Launches

Welcome to the new online home of the Sustainable Design Group – Land

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LID for Contractors

LID is Low Impact Development. As land is developed, stormwater can create serious and unsightly issues around homes and on properties. Low Impact Development (LID) employs techniques that allow stormwater management in ways that replicate nature’s methods of dealing with rain water and runoff. SDG has also released 12 popular brochures outlining techniques for LID […]

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LID for Homeowners

LID is Low Impact Development. As land is developed, stormwater can create serious and unsightly issues around homes and on properties. Low Impact Development (LID) employs techniques that allow stormwater management in ways that replicate nature’s methods of dealing with rain water and runoff. LID can be used to efficiently manage stormwater based on simple […]

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SDG Alaska Offices

Mat-Su Borough Office – Map

247 S Alaska Street
Palmer, AK 99645
GPS: 61.604598,-149.113849

Office: 907 745 3500
Fax: 907 622 1505

Juneau Office – Map

114 South Franklin Street
Suite 206
Juneau, AK 99801
GPS: 58.301417,-134.406187

Office: 907 745 3500
Fax: 907 622 1505