Natural. Urban. Recreation.

Stream Design is a full service landscape architecture design firm based in Denver, Colorado, dedicated to providing high quality planning and design services to public and private clients. The firm works on projects that range in scale from the design of regional and national parks and river corridor greenways – to the design of small waterways, playgrounds and gathering spaces. In addition to our park, open space, and urban work, we have a reputation for specialty design in the field of water resources including stream restoration, creative water quality treatment, stormwater management and interactive water features. Stream is a highly collaborative firm and often leads or supports large multi-disciplinary teams for improvement projects including parks and open spaces, visitor centers and facilities, athletic fields and recreation complexes, and commercial and residential development. We partner with our clients to provide exceptional service including project management, vision development, construction documentation, public outreach and agency coordination. In addition, we often assist clients with project implementation (construction period services) and O&M recommendations.

In collaboration with the appropriate engineering and consulting partnerships, Stream’s project expertise includes:


  • Stream and natural area restoration
  • Bank and lake edge stabilization improvements
  • Open space parks, greenways and trail development
  • Habitat enhancement and mitigation areas
  • Interpretive areas
  • Visitor centers


  • Water quality treatment and urban stormwater management
  • Urban river corridor planning
  • Multi-modal transportation planning and design
  • Waterfront development
  • Plazas and water features
  • Infrastructure design, bridge aesthetics, underpasses, sound walls, decorative railings


  • Sports parks, facilities, natural and synthetic (artificial turf) athletic fields
  • Classic passive parks – regional and neighborhood scale
  • Gathering spaces and picnic areas
  • Playgrounds and spraygrounds
  • Specialty recreation elements (skate spots, game courts, event venues)