Category Archives: Margaret Robinson

Mandell Park: Growing a Community Asset

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. – Margaret Mead The 1.22-acre oasis at the corner of Mandell and Richmond, in Houston’s Museum District, embodies the fulfilled dreams of a small but dedicated group...

Community Gardens Take Root in Houston

Community and urban gardens are gaining traction in the Houston area. As awareness grows regarding the holistic health benefits that gardens provide, so does the excitement for these projects that create a sense of community, vitality, and livelihood within the populations they serve. Asakura Robinson is currently involved in the...

Bagby Street Planting

Our work on Bagby Street (from Tuam to St. Joseph Parkway), takes place amidst the continuing redevelopment of Midtown into a lively, walkable gem. The streetscape project is a pilot project for the Midtown Redevelopment Authority, that incorporates Low Impact Development, Greenroads, and Complete Streets principles.  Our role on the team (with...