Landscape Architect & Specifier News

AUG 2014

LASN is a photographically oriented, professional journal featuring topics of concern and state-of-the-art projects designed or influenced by registered Landscape Architects.

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manufacturers street lights Cooper Lighting - Invue Mesa decorative pedestrian lights - Invue Vision Bollard pedestrian lights - Invue Icon Site Medium decorative area lights Pavements StreetPrint: stamped asphalt Pavestone: City Stone Series interlocking concrete pavers TMT Enterprises: CU-structural soil site Furnishings Bike Racks: Creative Pipe Lightning Bolt Series Litter and Recycling Receptacles: Forms + Surfaces Urban Renaissance Park Benches: Wishbone Site Furnishings, Parker Straight Back & Backless Tree Grates/Guards: Ironsmith 'Sunrise Seating, custom precast concrete: Quickcrete Irrigation system Custom Pump & Power: Booster Pump Assemblies: Rain Master Evolution DX2 Controllers (distributer by John Deere Green Tech) Hunter Industries Remote Control Valves, Spray Bodies and Nozzles Project Team mIG, Inc. - Landscape Architects - Streetscape Master Plan Consultants Dokken enginnering - Civil, Electrical, Structural and Geotechnical Engineers - Environmental Consultants DKs associates - Traffic Engineers sierra Nevada construction, Inc. - Prime Contractor square Peg Design - Bus Shelter Design - Wayfinding 4leaf, Inc. - Construction Management & Inspection 58 Landscape Architect and Specifier News (Continued on page 60) West Capitol Avenue (Continued from page 56) above Here's something you may not have seen: seat walls in a median for socializing! 'Yarwood' and California sycamores, willow and interior live oaks, western redbuds and Strawberry trees populate the median. Manzanita, 'Ballerina' Indian hawthorn, evergreen currant, white groundcover rose and California fuchsia are among the shrubs. Groundcovers include grasses (dwarf fountain, deer, dwarf blue-eyed), and 'Anchor Bay' wild lilac. California poppies also proliferate. Right The East End Gateway has distinctive 50-ft. wide landscaped medians separating the traffic lanes. Strips of no-mow dwarf turf-type tall fescue are interspersed with colored paving and seat walls. This environmentally-friendly landscape median replaced more than half of the site's original impervious pavement. Illuminated bollards (Cooper Lighting 'Invue Vision') provide additional safety at night.

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