Nancy Owens Studio LLC was founded by Nancy Owens, an artist and landscape architect, and is a Women-Owned Business Enterprise certified by New York City and New York State.
Nancy Owens Studio has been awarded one of eight City of New York Parks and Recreation Design Excellence Requirements Contracts. Recent Parks projects include a master plan and design of a new waterfront park at Fort Totten, design and construction of St. James Park and Playground in the Bronx, and a new interpretive signage system along the route of the Old Croton Aqueduct.
Publications & Awards
"A torrent of new projects on Staten Island are re-shaping the once-forgotten borough" by Audrey Wachs (June 2016)
"Staten Island’s eerie, abandoned Farm Colony to be transformed into senior housing" by Audrey Wachs (January 2016)
The Team R8 around Jonathan Kirschenfeld, Karen Kubey, Nancy Owens, Susanne Schindler, Brian Schulman and Erin Shnier can be seen as a good example of “activist desginers” or “applied sociologists”. In their work, Team R8 put their design and architecture expertise entirely to use to find creative solutions for New York City’s pressing affordable housing crisis.
"Staten Islands' Abandoned Farm Colony Could House Seniors" by Evan Bindelglass
Projects category, for the Wyckoff House Museum
"Unveiled: Wyckoff Cultural Education Center" by Nichole Anderson
2011, ASLA-NY Award, Fort Totten North Park
2011, ASLA-NY Award, Fort Totten Park Conceptual Master Plan