Location: George, Washington
Scope: Planning and landscape architecture
Size: approximately 500 acres
Program: Hotels, villas, casitas, spa, performing arts center, retail, conference facilities, outdoor performance venues, golf course, trails, resort village, vineyards
Description: GCH has worked in collaboration with the Owner’s design team to develop long range plans for the development of a cultural, arts and recreation resort along the cliffs of the Columbia River in eastern Washington. The focal point of the resort will be a destination hilltop artist's village with accommodation, conference facilities, spa, as well as various indoor and outdoor performance venues. Surrounding small clusters of homes and amenities are integrated with the rugged natural landscape of the surrounding area. Washington and connected by multi-use trail systems. Care has been taken to leave large areas of undisturbed land as well as renaturalizing disturbed areas in order to maintain the unique character of the indigenous landscape.