News & Events

New Youth Ambassadors at Unnamed Creek
Valerian is thrilled to be working with another amazing group of students! The No Name Youth Ambassadors (NNYA) are working on a new project along the Unnamed Creek near Eaglecrest High School. As invaluable members of the Project Team, the youth ambassadors have contributed many design ideas that will work towards making the creek and...
Community Open House - 48th Avenue Outfall
As part of the ongoing outreach efforts for the Washington Area Program of Projects, the Denver Department of Transportation and Infrastructure (DOTI) organized a Community Open House in Argo Park on April 28, 2022, to provide information on four projects in the Globeville Elyria Swansea (GES) neighborhoods. The four projects included: 48th Ave Outfall Lincoln...
APA Colorado's Public Engagement Award Winner - St. Charles Place Park
APA Colorado's Public Engagement Award Winner - St. Charles Place Park
Valerian received the APA Colorado Honors award for public engagement and the 2021 APA conference. Thank you to everyone involved who made this a successful project and a successful demonstration of public engagement. The vision for the renovation of St. Charles Place Park began as a means to connect two adjoining properties in the Cole...
We Are Hiring!
Valerian is currently searching for a versatile landscape architect/landscape designer who wants to thrive in a small firm and add to our talented team. As a multidisciplinary team, Valerian is a place for individuals to grow and expand their experience to include a wide range of project types. We offer a generous benefit package with...
Grand opening of Salida skatepark
Salida Skatepark Grand Opening
The Salida Skatepark is now open! The long awaited grand opening was an amazing turnout with skaters and bikers of all ages. The skatepark is located in Centennial Park in Salida, Colorado and is part of the first phase of planned improvements for the park site. Valerian partnered with Grindline Skateparks, Martin/Martin Consulting Engineers, and...
Founding Principal, Susan Brown, Retires
Over the past month we have had the opportunity to celebrate Susan’s retirement after a long, successful career in the field of landscape architecture. With over three decades of experience,  there was much to remember and celebrate! After completing graduate school here in Denver, Susan met Steve Prokopiak and began working in residential community design....