Engaging employees through natural landscapes.
A walk through the gardens.
When the Robert Bosch Corporation invested in a significant expansion to its Plymouth Township Prototype Development Center, HED’s team of landscape architects were charged with creating a comprehensive master plan for the 76-acre site.
In addition to celebrating the natural beauty of the site’s wetlands and wooded preserves, the master plan would play an integral role in advancing key project goals: supporting sustainable practices; establishing a centralized, interconnected community; and fostering collaboration and interdisciplinary engagement.
To reflect Bosch’s commitment to sustainability and manage rainwater in the facility’s wetland setting, our team implemented multiple infiltration-based design strategies, including rain gardens and bioswales.
Walking paths encourage Bosch’s employee community to engage, exercise and explore, building a sense of community and connecting employees with each other, and with the stunning natural setting.
Like the facilities themselves, Bosch’s master site plan is designed for phased implementation; with this in mind, our team established both a short- and long-term vision for the site’s landscape architecture—one that will become more complex, multidimensional and beautiful over time.