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Stanley Marketplace wins USGBC’s Mountain West Leadership Award: Outdoor Environments

April 9, 2018
Stanley Market

For Immediate Release: April 4, 2018

Centennial CO – Consilium Design is proud to announce that Stanley Marketplace has been awarded the 2018 U.S. Green Building Council Mountain West Leadership Award for Outdoor Environments.  The honor is awarded to a project that demonstrates innovative use of integrating landscape design into their space and utilizes environmentally responsible landscaping techniques.

The Stanley team, led by Mark Shaker of Flightline Ventures, consisted of Workshop8 (architects), Ware Malcomb (civil engineers), Consilium Design (land planners/landscape architects), and White Construction, displayed unparalleled creativity, innovation and teamwork to create this incredible community marketplace.

“We are so proud to have worked on such an amazing project with this group of very talented professionals,” said Craig Karn, Principal at Consilium Design. “We wanted Stanley to set a standard for adaptive reuse, water quality strategies, urban heat island reduction and overall sustainable landscape design practices for the industry.”

According to Marcel van Garderen, Vice President at Workshop 8, “The architectural vision was to save as much as possible from the existing structure and to celebrate the authentic midcentury character and industrial expression of the building in its revisioning.”

Mark Shaker notes, “We knew we couldn’t bring this historical building to life without also enhancing the spaces around it. Our patios and greenways and other outdoor spaces play a key role in establishing Stanley as a community gathering place.”

The 2018 USGBC Mountain West Awards will be presented at the Rocky Mountain Green conference, May 3rd and 4th, at the Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center during the 4 p.m. Keynote address.


Consilium Design, located in Centennial, CO, is a landscape architecture, land planning and urban design firm performing work locally, nationally and internationally. Specializing in master planned communities, mixed-use, parks, office and institutional facilities. For more information, visit

About Stanley Marketplace:
Stanley is no ordinary marketplace. Located in northwest Aurora on the border of Denver’s Stapleton neighborhood, Stanley Marketplace is a community of like-minded businesses and people who believe in doing things differently: sustainably, creatively, and with more than the bottom line in mind. The more than 22-acre, 100,000 sq ft. indoor/outdoor space was once Stanley Aviation headquarters. Today, the same innovative spirit that once filled this building has been harnessed to offer community members an urban marketplace featuring goods and services from local, independent businesses, as well as a robust philanthropic and community outreach program. For more information, visit

The U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) vision is that buildings and communities will regenerate and sustain the health and vitality of all life within a generation. Our mission is to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated, enabling an environmentally and socially responsible, healthy, and prosperous environment that improves the quality of life.

Media Contact:
Kim Ketchel, Consilium Design
303-224-9520 x23