Landscape Architect & Specifier News

JUN 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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32 Landscape Architect and Specifier News Left: The classroom building, notes the landscape architect, is a high- end modular structure with a 10' overhang and Trex decking. This is a permanent modular building. It is installed on a concrete foundation. The manufacturer asserts that modular construction translates into 30% to 50% timesavings over onsite building construction. Right: Among the extras on the playground is a grocery store (2) with shelved food (1) and a checkout stand (3) with a "cash register." The entrepreneurial spirit is further evoked with a lemonade stand (4). Regardless of digital technological advances, tots still enjoy riding a tricycle (6), playing in sand, filling up a dump truck (7) and playing with running water (8). Directions to these activities are inlaid in the pavement (5). Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Weed) Cercis chinensis 'Avondale' (Chinese Redbud) Lobelia cardinalis (Cardinal Flower) Arctostaphylos 'Austin Griffiths' Manzanita Lagerstroemia indica 'Pecos' (Crapemyrtle) Owner: Cerritos Community College District, Norwalk, Calif. Architect: HPI Architecture, Newport Beach, Calif. Architect of Record: Lawrence Frapwell Project Manager: Ammar Sarsam Construction Administrator: Manish Trivedi Landscape Architect: Woodward Dike Assoc. Prime Contractors: Tilden-Coil Constructors Preferred Landscape Inc. MEP Engineer: S & K Civil Engineer: Hall & Foreman The outdoor space was designed to embrace what children and teachers saw as important aspects of their lives. The outdoor scene is an ensemble of spaces designed to offer different possibilities to children, teachers and students. Team 1 4 6 2 5 7 3 8

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