Landscape Architect & Specifier News

JUL 2014

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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Find it First in LASN! There are 79 advertisements or product releases in this issue where the picture or ad has never before been published, what LASN calls "World Premieres." Look for the World Premiere icon in the Product Focus section (pages 24-31) and in red text the Ad Index (pages 137-138, 141-142). Contact LASN for more information on how your new product can be in the World Premiere spotlight! (714) 979-LASN (5276) World Premiere On the cover: The Village at Meridian, Idaho, p. 74 Landscape Architecture by Lifescapes International, Newport Beach, Calif. Fountains Designed and Built by Outside the Lines, Newport Beach, Calif. Find 79 World Premieres in this Issue For Details See Page 8 World Premiere w w w . l a n d s c a p e o n l i n e . c o m THE INDUSTRY TRADE MAGAZINE FOR COMMERCIAL LANDSCAPE SPECIFIERS NATIONWIDE! Volume 30 Number 07 July 2014 Volume 30 Number 07 8 Landscape Architect and Specifier News 32 48 64 82 38 58 74 f e a t u re s 32 Stradivarius Swimming Sanctuary Luxury pool builder Cipriano Custom Pools & Landscaping of Bergen County N.J., won the "Best Gunite Swimming Pool Award" for their design of a pool in the shape of an 18th century Stradivarius, including chinrest, tailpiece, purfling, f-holes, and bridge. —Pool Design/Build by Cipriano Custom Pools & Landscaping, Editor Michelle Medaris 38 Salt Lake City's Historic City Creek Inspires Center's Design Salt Lake City's newest mixed-use development anchors 536 residences, 1.7 million square feet of office space and 760,000 square feet of retail space. The bold 23-acre landscape replicates a stream, waterfalls and showcases linear and circular show fountains. —Landscape Architecture by SWA Group, San Francisco 48 Making a Splash in Big Spring The renovation of the backyard of this Big Spring, Texas residence includes a 70-foot long, 30-foot wide crescent pool with a 14-foot deep end, and a raised stone hot tub with a 10-foot diameter. The edge of the pool spills into a rock-lined basin punctuated by pillars for fountain pots, creating a vanishing edge near the entertaining area. —Landscape Architecture by KDC Associates 58 Art in the Landscape —Pittsburgh's Cloud Arbor Buhl Community Park at Allegheny Square on Pittsburgh's Northside sits in front of the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh. The park was a $6.5 million collaborative effort between the museum, Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture of San Francisco, site artist Ned Kahn and Koolfog. —Landscape Architecture by Andrea Cochran 64 Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden, Dallas Arboretum The design team of Van Sickle & Rolleri (exhibit design), MKW + Associates, LLC (landscape architecture) and Dattner Architects was selected after a national search to create an engaging and beautiful 8-acre outdoor learning experience for children at the Dallas Arboretum. Water wends its way through 14 linked themed learning galleries, and past the earth sheltered Exploration Center. —Landscape Architecture by MKW + Associates, LLC 74 The Village at Meridian, Idaho There are two pools on two levels at the Village at Meridian in Meridian, Idaho, with a 50-ft. long waterfall separating the upper and lower ponds. Thirty-foot Norway maples and other maple varieties were selected in Canada and brought down to be the signature trees around the village square. —Landscape Architecture by Lifescapes International—Fountains Designed/Built by Outside the Lines 82 Sky Mirror Fountain, AT&T Stadium, Dallas Sir Anish Kapoor's 35-foot diameter, 23-ton, "Sky Mirror" sits on a granite "plinth," supported by reinforced structural concrete piers. The top of the plinth is a reflecting pool and fountain. The mirror is polished 316-grade stainless steel, with the concave mirror angled and facing east to reflect the color and cloud patterns of the Texas sky. —Art by Sir Anish Kapoor—Reflecting Pools and Water Wall by Roman Fountains

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