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LASN July 2014 Table of Contents

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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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 were 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

  • 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

  • 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


Editorial Contributors
Cipriano Custom Pools & Landscaping, Bergen County N.J.
CMS Fountain Consultants

Dallas Arboretum
KDC Associates
Landscape Architecture by Lifescapes International, Newport Beach, Calif.
MKW + Associates, LLC
Outside the Lines
Outside the Lines (OTL), Newport Beach, Calif.
Roman Fountains
SWA Group, San Francisco
Water Structures
WET Design

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