LEED Gold Certification
- The project redevelops a former Howard Hughes’ Aircraft facility. The design was inspired by the foothill landscape of Southern California, adding hills, mounds, and native flora.
- The 7.9-acre park has bands of programmed space uniting the office complex. The program includes a basketball court, soccer field, playground, bosque, bocce courts, berm gardens, and a band shell with an amphitheater lawn.
- 636 trees were planted.
- 100% native and adaptive species were used.
- A runnel connects the park to a larger system. Water is pulled from the Los Angeles River and moved to wetland ponds, which provides aeration and filtration before being dumped into the ocean.
Carbon, Energy + Air
- The trees sequester 76,320 pounds of carbon annually, which offset nine cars per year.**
- There was an increase in property value due to project installation.
- The design offers cost savings for the client through reduced maintenance.
- Sustainability in material manufacturing was supported.
- Reusable vegetation, rocks, and soil were diverted from disposal.
- Materials not needed on-site were recycled.
- The design makes the space more pedestrian friendly, by providing patterned vegetation with a series of paths.
- User satisfaction based on digital reviews: 3.5 stars on Yelp, 4.6 stars on Facebook, and 8.1 out of 10 on Yelp.