The countdown to the Ice Age Floods Playground has begun. Crews are working hard for the upcoming opening in only a few weeks. Here is a video sneak peek, we can’t wait for our families and fellow Spokanites to enjoy this site. What element looks the most fun to you? Share with your climbers, skaters, basketballers, and kids of all ages!
Dell Hatch, ASLA, Landscape Architect and Principal at Bernardo Wills Architects, is currently leading a hand-drawing and sketching workshop for some of his colleagues at Bernardo Wills. He is a talented and accomplished illustrator, and his sessions are fostering an environment of artistry and mentorship. In this time-lapse, you can see Dell set up an elevation including a residence, dock, car, boat, and people.
#ThrowbackThursday to one of our favorite corporate landscape architecture projects in Chubbuck, Idaho for Idaho Central Credit Union. The Bernardo Wills landscape architecture team worked with Lombard Conrad Architects in Boise, Idaho to make the ICCU master plan and corporate campus a reality. The plan included entry sequence, parking, future building locations, corporate amenities such as the Data Center Building, and a central courtyard plaza and landscape. The courtyard plaza became is an essential centerpiece for the development and consists of a substantial water feature designed to showcase local geology with a fountain/pool, representative of 1000 Springs near Hagerman, Idaho. The design included a garden-esque style greenspace at the entry and corporate amenities such as an outdoor kitchen, trellis, putting green multi-use sports court, and gathering spaces. Who wants to hit the putting green after work? Count us in!
#WorksiteWednesday Here is an update from the North Bank Playground in Riverfront Park. If the nice weather holds, landscape installation should begin this week. We can’t wait to see the finished product this spring!
Last Thursday, Dell Hatch, Bernardo Wills Architects Principal and Landscape Architect, moderated One AEC panel on the Mead School District Project. We heard from key project team members behind the design and construction of the Union Stadium, Creekside Elementary, District Transportation Facility, and District Maintenance Facility projects. Bernardo Wills provided landscape architecture services for the District Transportation and Maintenance Facility, and athletic complex design for Union Stadium. It was great to hear from the design team, thank you OneAEC for including us!
Crews at the North Bank Playground at Riverfront Park are still going strong. The operations and maintenance building is dried in and ready for more snow. The exterior masonry and interior utilities have been completed, and the drywall installation is underway. The very-fun play tower is nearing completion, with the surrounding finished grade nearly finalized, tower slides placed, and the skin/panels are going up. Bravo to the crews busy on-site, no matter what weather gets thrown their way. We can’t wait to play in the spring.
Check out this construction progress at the North Bank Playground in Riverfront Park! LaRiviere is busy bringing the plans to life, alongside the ID Sculpture crews that are nearing completion on the hand-carved splash pad walls and climbing elements. The playground is scheduled for completion in early spring 2021.
#WorksiteWednesday The Mead School District Performing Arts and Athletic Complex is taking shape and will be completed this fall.