Emelin School

Emlen School project by E&LP

In conjunction with Land Health Institute, E&LP is leading the civil engineering and green infrastructure design for the Emlen Elementary School Master Plan.The design includes introducing educational and functional green stormwater management features into the schoolyard in addition to new play spaces anda sports court. Proposed paths and plantings will integrate and connect new seating and gathering spaces with proposed play areas and rain gardens. The entire layout integrates with existing site circulation, building usage, and programming to support school students, faculty, and functions.

This master plan effort also contains a significant community engagement component. E&LP has been a leading contributor in community design charettes and public agency presentations to receive and incorporate feedback throughout the design process.

Key Project Information

Client: Mt. Airy School Coalition

Date: 2015

Location: Mt. Airy School District, Philadelphia, PA

Project team : Land Health Institute


Sport Court and Playground Concept

Green Infrastructure Design

Stormwater Management

Site Engineering

Grading and Utilities