Landscape Architect & Specifier News

OCT 2018

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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G o t o L a n d s c a p e O n l i n e . c o m a n d s e a r c h C l a r k e C a t o n H i n t z t o v i e w m o r e f i r m p h o t o s 118 Landscape Architect and Specifier News Clarke Caton Hintz Trenton, New Jersey Mercer County September 11 Memorial West Windsor, N.J. The longitudinal axis of the Memorial is oriented north-to-south, a bearing of 180 degrees, and represents the first plane that slammed into the World Trade Center. Four aluminum benches, representing each of the four hijacked planes, sit at the northern end of the Memorial, facing a monumental, unfinished concrete wall. The wall is concave - as if it has been forced inward - yet is unbroken. This wall serves as a backdrop for a composition comprised of a 10-foot-long fragment of a massive steel beam from the World Trade Center and 13 steel cables that extend outward from the wall to grasp the beam. The cables represent the 13 municipalities of Mercer County. PHOTO CREDITS: PHILLIP ADAMS AND CLARKE CATON HINTZ Committed to solving complex landscape, planning and design problems with a multi-disciplinary approach, the focus at this 33-person firm for over forty years has been on the design of places, rather than just collections of site elements. The landscape architectural design work at Clarke Caton Hintz emphasizes the creation of livable places including open spaces for parks and recreational use, ranging in scale from small school playgrounds to athletic facilities and large campus open spaces. Their work has encompassed the design of community parks, memorials, athletic fields, recreation areas, waterfront parks, bikeways and campus plazas.

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