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Ecological Restoration and Urban Park

Jun. 4, 2020

Take a sneak peek into a project that may soon serve as a unique model for urban ecological restoration. McLaren’s project partners recently presented South Wetlands Park: A 3D Walk Through of What Could Be! Delaware River Waterfront Corporation and Olin discussed the fascinating features and activities slated for Philadelphia’s nature-based public space and testbed for innovative waterfront adaptive reuse techniques and technologies.

McLaren is providing marine engineering services for the designs of piers 64, 67 and 70. By blending public access with the creation of terrestrial and aquatic habitats that will enhance and revive resiliency and ecological vitality in the area.

Learn about the concepts for the ecological restoration of this community-centered park and what McLaren is doing to employ natural processes in riverbank stabilization and innovation in wave energy dissipation, here.