Landscape Architect & Specifier News

SEP 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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monarchs, and supporting the idea of increasing butterfly awareness and population as a primary goal. After the fourth public meeting, the idea of a butterfly themed park was overwhelmingly endorsed by the neighborhood. The project incorporates sustainable features common to green projects, such as retention ponds, bioswales, detention structures, recycled materials Top: The waterplay/sand table was designed by the landscape architects and constructed of precast concrete by Quick Crete Products Corp. Bottom: Butterfly reference everywhere! The white precast concrete spheres are meant to suggest butterfly eggs, also represented in the safety surface as white circles. September 2017 65 The project's initial focus was to create a green public space on a mostly paved .75 acre site with 9 residences.

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