Landscape Contractor / Design Build Maintain

JAN 2013

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Contents LC JanUaRy 2013 DBM About the Cover: Todd & Associates, Inc., along with The Weitz Company added four fountains and a cascading waterfall to the Sagewood Senior Living Community in Phoenix, Arizona. Volume 16, no. 1 Commercial Development Features 22 The Sony Rainbow Project ValleyCrest design-build-maintain installed a $1.6 million Rainbow art project as part of Culver City, California's 1-percent arts requirement program for all new developments throughout the city. This new cultural landmark arcs proudly at the Sony Pictures Entertainment lot. By Kristi Staley, Valleycrest 24 Water, Water Everywhere This Todd & Associates, Inc. project challenged contractor The Weitz Company, LLC to transform the Sagewood Senior Living Community in Phoenix, Arizona into a resort atmosphere. A key component of the desired character was the introduction of water elements to soften the desert Southwest setting. By Brad Winkler, Todd & Associates, Inc. 28 Lighting Up DC Each summer, the Sofitel Hotel creates an outdoor oasis on the broad sidewalks. Outdoor Illumination was charged with creating atmospheric lighting that employed unobtrusive fixtures that could be integrated into a deck. The project required durable fixtures of a specific dimension. By Mark Oxley, Outdoor Illumination, Inc. 32 The Great Wall Of Fort Lincoln When this $52 million, 42-acre project was final started, Hardscapes Construction, Inc. came onboard as the primary landscape contractor for the newly named Dakota Crossing project. By Doug Burges, The Furbish Company 21 World Premieres! World Premiere Products & advertisements: Look to Landscape Contractor / DBM to find new products! There are 21 product pictures and/or advertisements in this issue where the picture or ad has never before been seen in any publication (World Premieres). Look for the World Premiere Product releases in the Product Focus section and WP ads highlighted in red in the Ad index. Departments 6 Commentary Happy New Year and Welcome 2013! 8 People in the news 14 Hardscapes The Unity Of Hardscapes 18 Horsepower Splitters And Chippers 20 Product Focus Dumping Trucks and Trailers 63 Off The Clock Bringing a Memorial to Life In New Jersey Marketplace 43 Welcome To the Marketplace 43 Outdoor Living 44 Site Amenities 46 Landscape Lighting 48 PMBR 52 Product Request Center 56 Green Roof 56 Turf & Ornamental Product Focus For all the Dumping Trucks And Trailers Products, turn to page 4 LC DBM 20 56 Plant Accessories 57 Plant Materials 57 Water Mgt/Irrigation 59 Equipment 62 Business Services

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