Landscape Architect & Specifier News

APR 2017

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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& Riverfront Park Ascend Amphitheater Landscape Architecture by Hawkins Partners, Inc. Lighting Design by Domingo Gonzalez Associates The newest 11-acre addition to Riverfront Park has a rich and varied history, from rail lines to most recently functioning as the site of the Nashville Thermal Transfer Plant. The thermal plant was the first waste-to-energy facility in the U.S. when it was established in 1972. The plant was razed in 2004, and environment mitigation followed. Its resurgence as a public open space prompted a lot of conversations in around Nashville. Suggestions for the space included multiple mixed-use office developments, a baseball park and a music venue. April 2017 27

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