P.E.L.A. Design Inc.

  • Planning
  • Environmental Design
  • Landscape Architecture


Moxley Garden at Riggs Alumni Center, University of Maryland

Location: College Park, Maryland
Type: College/University, Institution, Public Garden
Status: Construction Complete

The goal of this project was to create a special place for public gathering, special events, and as an visual attraction. The Moxley Garden at the Samuel Riggs Alumni Center is an enclosed space, gated and fenced, and displays the theme colors of the University of Maryland: gold, white, and red. The White Garden/Moon Garden at the Garden’s main entrance has plants with white and fragrant flowers. The Red Garden/Bird Garden has plants with red flowers that attract the birds. The Gold Garden/Butterfly Garden has plants with flowers in yellow and orange and attracts butterflies. A fountain is the focal point of the garden, surrounded with brick paving and will be a gathering space for special events.

Bird's Eye View Red Garden/Bird GardenGold Garden/Butterfly GardenWhite Garden/Moon GardenThe FountainPath to Moxley GardenSpecimen Tree