+ Associates is an award-winning firm dedicated to the practice of landscape architecture and urban design. For over four decades, MKW has been a leader in shaping environments throughout the New York/ New Jersey Metropolitan area. Our successes are achieved through a partnership of creative thinking with our clients and our talented and dedicated staff. The endurance of our work is a testament to the firm's philosophy:

  • respect for the land,
  • commitment to site-sensitive design, and
  • responsiveness to the human need for environmental harmony.

+ Associates provides a full range of services covering all aspects of landscape architecture, site planning and urban design. Our scope of services includes:

  • Design Studies/Services
  • Site and Master Planning
  • Site Analysis
  • Environmental Assessment
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Natural Resource Inventories
  • Open Space Planning
  • Recreation Programming and Planning
  • Visual Analysis
  • Economic/Financial Assessment
  • Cultural Landscape Reports
  • Historic Renovation
  • Downtown/Urban Revitalization
  • Site Planning and Design
  • Conceptual and Schematic Design
  • Detailed Design Including: Landscape Design, Planting, Site Furnishings
  • Vehicular & Pedestrian Circulation, including:
    • Parking Lot, Roadway and Walkway Design
    • Grading and Drainage
    • Exterior Lighting
    • Irrigation, Fountains
    • Signage and Guidance Systems
    • Roof-top Development
  • Construction Documentation including:
    • Working Drawings, Construction Details, Specifications, Bid
      and Contract Forms
  • Construction Administration
  • Construction Observation
  • Construction Supervision

+ Associates was honored by the New Jersey Chapter of the American Institute of Architects for 25 years of Excellence in Landscape Architecture. In addition to numerous national and local chapter ASLA awards, the firm has also received Excellence in Design Awards from the New York City Art Commission for The Everett Children's Adventure Garden at The New York Botanical Garden, Cunningham Park, Flushing Bay Promenade, and Concourse Village Day Care Center, and two Professional Awards from New York City Department of Design and Construction for The Garden at Staten Island Borough Hall and Richmondtown Restoration. Additionally, the firm has received four American Association of Nurserymen's Awards, which are presented by the Nation's First Lady.