It is once again that time of year – the air has gotten colder, the days have gotten shorter, and fast approaching holidays mark the beginning of the season of giving. After a year full of designing practical and creative solutions for our local communities, we are thankful for the opportunityto give back in another way.
Osborn Consulting Launches New Alternative Delivery Practice
We are proud to announce the launch our Alternative Delivery Practice! This new practice leverages the in-house passion and experience of Practice Lead Kelsie Jeppesen and other highly skilled team members to focus on the unique challenges and opportunities that come with alternative delivery.
New Team Members In November 2023
Time has flown by! We’ve recently added nine new team members to our ranks!Each brings with them their unique skillset and each of them expands our technical capabilities and grows what we can do!
Colman Dock’s Grand Reopening
Osborn Consulting led the stormwater design for the Colman Dock Terminal. On August 3, this flagship terminal finally reopened fully to the public, providing a number of improvements for a more seamless travel experience.
New Team Members in 2023
So far this year, we have added 17 new team members, who bring unique skills, expand our technical capabilities, and bring fresh perspectives to our projects.
2023 Scholarship Winners
For the third year in a row, Osborn Consulting is excited to award scholarships in partnership with Renton Regional Community Foundation to support BIPOC engineering and/or landscape architecture students!
Kas Kinkead is Awarded the A4LE 2023 Al Beck Award!
Community-Centric Green Stormwater Infrastructure
More than two decades have passed since Seattle’s pilot Street Edge Alternatives Project (SEA Streets) was completed in 2001, the first public right-of-way Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) retrofit of its kind in the US.
APWA Project of the Year: John Lewis Memorial Bridge
Osborn Consulting led the stormwater design for this new pedestrian bridge, recently awarded the APWA Project of the Year Award.
National Playground Safety Week
It’s National Playground Safety Week – a time to reflect on our own fond memories and the joy as adults watching children burst with excitement as they climb, explore, and engage with other children – completely unaware of how essential the experience is to their own personal growth.
Navigating ESA Consultation for Transportation Drainage
The stormwater industry is abuzz with how to respond to 6PPD-quinone, a chemical used to prevent degradation of car tires, which is adversely impacting our natural environment.
It’s World Wetlands Day!
This World Wetlands Day, we are highlighting four different types of wetlands, one from each region where we have an Osborn Consulting office.
2023 Osborn Consulting Scholarship
Application Deadline: Thursday, April 6, 2023
For the third year in a row, Osborn Consulting is thrilled to offer a scholarship through the Renton Regional Community Foundation for up-and-coming young professionals in our industry!
The Osborn Consulting Scholarship is for ambitious students i…
2022 Year in Review
From all of us at Osborn Consulting, we send our gratitude for your support and partnership throughout 2022 and wish you good health and good cheer through the holidays and 2023. This year gave us time to learn and grow together, deliver practical and creative solutions, build relationships, an…
Proactive Stormwater Budget Coming to Spokane Valley
The City of Spokane Valley has experienced significant population increase in recent years and is subject to increasing regulatory requirements for stormwater. Having not increased their stormwater utility fee in close to 15 years, the City hired Osborn Consulting to lead a consultant team in devel…
Season of Giving 2022
We are honored to have the opportunity to give back to our communities. This holiday season, we invite you to join Osborn Consulting in donating to charitable organizations that are serving those in need, protecting our environment, fostering a love of the great outdoors, and promoting diversity in…
New Team Members in 2022
As we near OCI’s 18th anniversary, we reflect on the incredible accomplishments of our team and the continued partnership of our clients that has allowed us to grow from a firm of one to a firm of 70 talented, passionate, and creative individuals. This year, we have added nine new team member…
Announcing Liz Browning as Osborn’s New Landscape Architecture Practice Lead
Osborn Consulting, Inc. (OCI) is excited to announce that Liz Browning, PLA, is our new Landscape Architecture and Urban Design Practice Lead! Liz is an incredibly talented landscape architect and project manager who joined us in 2019, when Cascade Design Collaborative team members united with OCI….
Building the Fabric of Community for North Rainier Park in Seattle
Osborn Consulting is honored to contribute to the community of North Rainier by designing its new local park! Since our last update in October, the project has progressed at lightning speed. We’ve worked with Parks to integrate the two parcels north of the original site (increasing the site to 1….
Alice Ball Park & Celebrating Black History Month
The City of Seattle honored Alice Augusta Ball by dedicating a new park, adjacent to the Greenwood Library, to her name – “Alice Ball Park,” which OCI landscape architects had the honor of designing in 2019. Located on a site formerly inhabited by drive-up businesses and asphalt parking, the …