Landscape Architect & Specifier News

APR 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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fixtures to be relocated to prevent hard shadows from the guardrail on the overhead surface. Many view studies and calculations were performed to determine the final mounting location. Eventually, the fixtures were mounted on the gateway below the guardrail and hidden from view. Calculations were used to experiment with fixture optical packages to get the most uniform lighting, vertically, horizontally and within the gateway. All of this visual interest was balanced by the city of Irvine's strict safety standards for outdoor lighting. The system was mocked up to full scale to ensure that all of the components would meet the vision of the owner, FivePoint. Small square step lights (Lucifer Lighting) are regularly spaced within the wood paneling of the bridge's guardrail to cast light on the walking surface. Walkway lighting on either side of the bridge was provided by Philips Lumec 'UrbanScape' poles. Lithonia floodlights wash the outside facades of the gateways. Lumascape in-grade fixtures and HeviLite landscape bullets uplight the adjacent specimen trees. With a simple, elegant lighting scheme, the new neighborhoods have an iconic element that promotes walking and bicycling, encouraging healthy, active families. Project Team Owner/Developer: FivePoint Lighting Designer: StudioK1 Landscape Architect: BrightView Design Group/Clark and Green Architect: Ware Malcomb Electrical Engineer: tk1sc General Contractor: Powell Constructors, Inc. Electrical Contractor: Hunsaker & Associates Irvine, Inc. Above: The large specimen evergreen trees are up lit with ingrade fixtures and landscape bullet lights, which give the landscape a presence without producing unwanted lighting distractions for drivers on the nearby roadway. Walkway lighting on either side of the bridge was provided 'UrbanScape' poles. April 2018 41

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