Alga Norte Community Park Aquatics Center Entry Panels
Date of Completion: 2013
Medium: Copper, brass and stainless steel
Dimensions: Five 8’ x 4’ and four 8’ x 3’ panels
Location: Alga Norte Community Park, Carlsbad, CA
Commissioning Agency: City of Carlsbad
Project Description: Stop action images of swim strokes and dive techniques are mounted on stainless steel plates that are recessed into freestanding stucco walls at the entrance to the park’s aquatics center.
Design Team: Wimmer Yamada and Caughey Landscape Architects, Aquatics Design Inc.
Award: 2014 Project of the Year, American Public Works Association San Diego Imperial Counties Chapter
Maple Street Pedestrian Plaza Terrazzo Picnic Tables
Date of Completion: 2012
Medium: Formed concrete, ledger stone and terrazzo
Dimensions: 3’ x 5’ x 5’
Location: Maple Street Pedestrian Plaza, City of Escondido, CA
Commissioning Agency: City of Escondido, CA
Project Description: As design team artist, I installed two picnic tables sited under the trellis at the South end of the plaza. The Future Table and bench tops feature terrazzo inlays that depict the night sky as seen from nearby Palomar Observatory. The History Table features assets related to Escondido’s past such as farm equipment, orchards and water.
Design Team: Schmidt Design Group
Google Earth: 33° 7'16.20"N 117° 4'58.50"W
Award: 2013 Project of the Year, American Public Works Association, San Diego and Imperial Counties Chapter
Carmel Valley Community Park - Retaining Wall
Date of Completion: September 1999
Medium: Poured in place concrete and acrylic paint
Dimensions: 20' x 220' x 4"
Location: Carmel Valley Community Park, San Diego, CA
Commissioning Agency: City of San Diego Park and Recreation Department
Project Description: The community strongly identifies with the sport of ballooning and the natural environment as reflected by this concrete bas-relief echoing the area's evening ascents. The artwork enhances a retaining wall in the pool area of the park.
Design Team: KTU+A Landscape Architects, Platt/Whitelaw, Architects
Award: California Park and Recreation Society, 1999 Award for Excellence for Facility Design in a Community