Landscape Architect & Specifier News

AUG 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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66 Landscape Architect and Specifier News Academy Street recently won a Community Enhancement Champion Award from the Triangle Commercial Real Estate Women. Top: Streetscape site amenities include 'Scarborough' style metal benches and litter/recycle receptacles, 'Parc Centre' bistro tables/chairs, 'Camellia' patterned tree grates (Ironsmith)—Allée elms pictured in the grates—and custom bike racks with a 'Dogwood Flower' motif made from 2" tubular steel. Bottom: The streetlights in Cary are leased from Duke Energy Progress. They have been replaced with LEDs housed in acorn-style luminaires and featuring a Type III lighting pattern to help direct light onto the street while reducing spill light to adjoining properties. Type III distribution is meant for roadway lighting, general parking areas and other areas where a larger area of lighting is required. * For more on light distribution types, see p. 84. Academy Continued from page 64 Project Team Owner/Client: Cary, N.C. Landscape Architecture; Planning; Transportation/Civil/Electrical Engineering: Clark Nexsen Geotechnical Engineering, Environmental and Construction Inspection: Falcon Engineering Public Art: studioMackie, LLC Surveying: Taylor, Wiseman & Taylor Acer palmatum 'Hogyoku' Jap. maple Acer palmatum 'Osakazuki' Jap. maple Ginkgo biloba 'Princeton Sentry' Lagerstroemia x Fauriei 'Fantasy' - Crapmyrtle Ulmus Chinensis 'Allee' Elm

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