Landscape Architect & Specifier News

OCT 2016

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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October 2016 117 BB&T Ballpark, Home of the Charlotte Knights Charlotte, North Carolina Above: For this AAA baseball stadium that is home to the Charlotte Knights, Kimley-Horn Above: For this AAA baseball stadium that is home to the Charlotte Knights, Kimley-Horn Above: For this AAA baseball stadium that is home to the Charlotte Knights, Kimley-Horn performed all urban hardscape design, entrance and plaza design, and streetscape and urban corridor design as a subconsultant to the project architect. The public space is activated on all four sides of the stadium as well as the corner entrances to connect the stadium to the surrounding context of the revitalized Third Ward neighborhood. In addition to the landscape architecture, Kimley-Horn performed all site civil engineering and off-site roadway design to meet the project's aggressive schedule. Murphy Road Streetscape, Nashville, Tennessee Middle, Right: Kimley-Horn provided landscape architecture and engineering services to Metro Nashville for streetscape improvements on a four-block corridor of the West End neighborhood. Kimley-Horn's services included transforming a major intersection into a roundabout and creating a kit-of-parts that will identify the streetscape design elements to be implemented, such as site furniture and landscape material. Kimley-Horn also designed vehicular access into commercial sites, sidewalks, and other pedestrian thoroughfares and facilitated all of the public meetings, staff reviews, and stakeholder interviews. Regatta Park, Miami, Florida Bottom, Right: The Kimley-Horn team provided landscape architecture services for Regatta Park in Miami, a new 15-acre waterfront passive park that will transform the underutilized waterfront into a more cohesive and vibrant public space that will help connect the general public to the waterfront. The main features of the park include the Expo Lawn, Regatta Lawn, tropical gardens, promenade, multiuse path connector, tree alee, and children's play area. Kimley-Horn was tasked with the landscape architectural and civil engineering design of the park from concept through construction administration.

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