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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Left: The 'Light Meander' sculpture is the creation of Seattle-based artists Laura Haddad and Tom Drugan. The sinuous, mostly stainless steel sculpture was inspired by the curves of the Cumberland River. It stands 45' tall and is 8-12" thick. The base of the sculpture is ipe, creating a novel park bench. The side facing the river is mirrored stainless steel to pick up sunlight and reflection off the river. Color-changing LED strip lights illuminate the structure. PHOTO: HAWKINS PARTNERS, INC., MATT CARBONE 30 Landscape Architect and Specifier News LEED/Sustainability Highlights • 2,800-sq. ft. green roof • 400,000-gallon rain harvesting tank • Geothermal heating and cooling system • Geothermal ice machines • 1,350 sq. ft. of solar roof panels • The tree canopy—267 trees (38 different species)—Level 1 arboretum status • 48 bike parking spaces and a bike repair station • 9,000 sq. ft. of permeable paving • 2,705,500 tons of recycled content through April • 2,895 tons of crushed rock used onsite • Solar-powered media charger. Currently on track to receive LEED Gold Certification

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