From Asphalt Deserts to People Spaces

Copley Wolff Design Group has an increasingly important seat at the table when project teams meet to map out new developments that put open space in the forefront. Ian Ramey joined the firm as principal in 2015 after 19 years at Morgan Wheelock, Carol R. Johnson Assoc. and Shadley Assoc. 

‘Everyone’s Trying to One-Up Each Other’

Copley Wolf Design Group has a hand in designing green spaces and outdoor gathering spots at many of Greater Boston’s multifamily developments and office building updates. Sean Sanger joined the Boston-based landscape architecture firm in 2000 and was named a principal in 2012. The firm is participating in such projects as redevelopment of the Mary Ellen McCormack housing complex in South Boston and Davis Cos.’ Alewife Research Center life science complex in Cambridge. In Boston’s North End, it’s leading the restoration of a garden and installation of a glass and water feature at the Old North Church. Last year, Copley Wolff relocated and expanded its headquarters from 160 Boylston St. to 10 Post Office Square in the Financial District.