JFS Engineering
Land Development and Water Resources Engineering
Categories: Current Projects

Eco-Brooklyn is a residential home builder that specializes in the renovation of brownstone buildings in Brooklyn, New York.  Eco-Brooklyn is a forward-acting company dedicated to building sustainably.  Mr. Schaffer has been retained to provide site and water management design services for multiple sites in New York.  Among other efforts to push the envelope, Mr. Schaffer […]

Categories: Design Vignettes
It's not wasted space, it's an opportunity to place street furniture on a solid platform.

I think it’s time to re-think our relationship with street trees.  Although large cities (like NYC) and small towns across America are gaining a renewed interest in street trees, the typical street tree is crammed into a “tree pit” that is barely 3 foot square.  A healthy tree needs to breathe free within what is […]