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Community |Culture | Health | Environment Sample of Work

Ann Dinthongsai Landscape Designer


Landscape architecture is a profession of science and compassion. The environments we design shape the individual and in turn shape whole communities. When we collaborate in multi-disciplinary teams we can come up with imaginative and visionary solutions to the modern challenges we face.


Community Design Workshops

80 Acre Sketchup Model

Stillaguamish Village Future Housing Community Master Plan, Parks Plan, & Phasing Plan

Desiring to rebuild their dispersed community, the Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians is developing an 80 Acre site to provide services, amenities, and housing. This project weaves cultural values, native resilient landscapes and sustainable solutions in a long-term phased development. Phase one has single family homes, multi-family young adult homes, a canoe workshop, wellness center, elder assisted living, elder cottages, and native stories inspired park system. Client: Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians Design Team: Herrera Environmental, 7 Directions Architects, West Studio Landscape Architects Personal Roles: Support and collaboration in the following; site analysis, community outreach, community workshops, schematic design, design development, presentations, graphics, renderings, CAD files and Sketchup models. Site Photographs

Site Photographs

Site Analysis Plan

To Kackman Rd

246th St NE

Discontinued Test Well at Wetland Area

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James Dorsey Lane

Stillaguamish Community Center 3

55th Ave NE

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9

Pedestrian Trail

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Cedar Tree Gateway

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Native Plant Understory

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Bridge to Future Community Park

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Deciduous Tree Cluster 8 9

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Dense Vegetation Along River Slope

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Top of Steep Slope Above River

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View from River Bank

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Parcel Boundary at Trail

238th St NE

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Trees Planted in a Grid Pattern

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Pedestrian/Vehicular Trail Access

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234th St NE

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Site Diagram Key

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Phase 1 Master Plan

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Parcel Boundary 150 Foot Wetland Buffer

Exisiting Cleared Area

Wetland Area Roads, Existing Trails, Existing

Culturally Modified Tree(CMT)

STILLAGUAMISH VILLAGE MASTER PLAN Site Analysis

Test Well - Discontinued Cedar Cluster Location Existing Cleared Area

Site Analysis

Future Park 8

Steep Slope with 100 Year Flood Line Test Well - In Use

Site Photos

Potential Emergency Vehicular and Pedestrian Connection Trail Connection

The West Studio

evidence-based design for supporve environments


Canoe Family Fire Circle

Story Inspired Nature Playground

Youth Townhomes

S.V. Phase 1 Select Project Renderings Sketchup models are done in collaboration with Kristi Park Tools: Podium Rendering, Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop

Elder’s Assisted Living and Garden

Wellness Center Courtyard

Elder’s Assited Living Courtyard


Low Profile Secure Entrance

Arlington Crisis Residential Center Services for Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Youth are one of the most underserved populations of people in the nation. This project is the first in Tacoma to provide safe temporary shelter and supportive services for young adults. The project is designed to be a safe environment for therapeutic activities such as gardening and basketball. Client: Tacoma Housing Authority Design Team: SMR Architects, West Studio, MIG SvR Personal Roles: Support and collaboration in the following; site analysis, schematic design, design development, CAD, Sketchup, marketing graphics and renderings. Birdseye View

Therapeutic Garden


Courtyard Rendering by SMR Architects

D.E.S.C. N96th Supportive Housing Therapeutic Courtyard Entry Way

This project provides permanent housing for adults with mental disabilities who have experienced homelessness. A therapeutic courtyard inspired by the site’s historical Native American healing springs, offers a variety of safe, accessible outdoor amenities. Client: Downtown Emergency Services Center Design Team: SMR Architects, West Studio, Coughlin Porter Lundeen Personal Roles: Support and collaboration in the following; site analysis, SDs-CDs, plan rendering, CAD Plan Rendering

Courtyard Rendering by SMR Architects


Schematic Sketchup Model in Collaboration w/ 7Directions

Plaza Roberto Maestas Art Coordination Welcoming Kiosko Stage

Grand Opening Ceremony

Plaza Roberto Maestas is an award winning transitoriented affordable housing development. One of the final touches to complete the project was the addition of a Latino inspired Kiosko stage that transformed the entrance of their historical building. Client: El Centro de la Raza Design Team: 7 Directions Architects, West Studio, Coterra Engineering Personal Roles: Support and collaboration in the following; CAD and Sketchup

West View


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Chehalis Elders Forest Garden A Therapeutic Place for Native American Elders

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Inspired by Chehalis basket weaving, this elder’s garden is meant to be a tranquil and supportive space. Many options for recreation include walking loops, raise accessible garden beds, and strategically placed native plants to allow foraging. Client: Chehalis Confederate Tribe of Indians Design Team: ARC Architects, West Studio, KPFF Engineers Personal Roles: Support and collaboration in the following; schematic design, design development, CAD, Sketchup, presentation boards and materials


Community Outreach

Schematic Design & Modeling

Construction

Kintsugi Garden Design Build Honoring the Generations of Japanese Culture in America

Kintsugi is a Japanese art form that mends broken pottery with gold lacquer, and articulates that the piece has become more beautiful because of its history. This student design build honors the past, present, and future generations of Japanese culture in America.

Master Plan

Client: Japanese Culture & Community Center of Washington Design Team: University of Washington BLA class of 2014 Personal Roles: Support and collaboration in the following; site analysis, community outreach, community design workshops, schematic design, presentation boards, physical models, CAD and construction.


Kintsugi Garden Before

Kintsugi Garden After


Standard Asphalt and Concrete Details

CAD and Technical Details Examples of CAD drafting and technical details done with Land F/X AutoCAD. Personal Roles: Support and collaboration in the following; design development, construction documents, technical details

REQUIREMENTS AND CALCULATIONS LANDSCAPING OF PARKING FACILITIES PER CITY OF DES MOINES 18.195.360 TOTAL AREA OF PARKING FACILITY = 33,634 SF AREA OF INTERIOR LANDSCAPE = 3,044 SF 1 PARKING SPACES PROVIDED = 17 TREES REQUIRED =3 TREES PROVIDED =3 TYPE III - SEE THROUGH BUFFER PER CITY OF DES MOINES 18.195.400 AREA OF LANDSCAPE = 3,543 SF 1 MINIMUM WIDTH PROVIDED = 10'-0" TREES REQUIRED = 12 TREES PROVIDED = 12 CUT AND FILL CALCULATIONS: 1 TOTAL AREA OF DISTURBANCE = 6,941 SF (CURB & LANDSCAPE AREA) TOTAL EXCAVATED SUBGRADE = 0 CY TOTAL IMPORTED SOIL AMENDMENT = 400 CY

Herc Rentals Parking Plan 1

SLIGHT MODIFICATION TO CURB LOCATION AND REDUCED LANDSCAPE AREA 1

TREE PLACEMENT

10'-0"

1.

1

10'-101 2"

1

RIVER ROCK, MAINTAIN EXISTING GRADE AT CATCH BASIN

EXISTING ASPHALT TO REMAIN

2.

13'-3"

EXISTING FENCE TO REMAIN, TYP.

EXISTING SIGN TO REMAIN

EXISTING ROW PLANTING TO REMAIN, TYP.

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LANDSCAPE PLAN

20

80 feet

60

40

1" = 20'

PLANT SCHEDULE TREES

DECIDUOUS SHRUBS

SIZE

SPACING

2" CAL.

AS SHOWN

6` MIN HT

AS SHOWN

CONT

SIZE

SPACING

2 GAL.

12" HT

AS SHOWN

CONT

QTY

BOTANICAL NAME / COMMON NAME

11

AMELANCHIER X GRANDIFLORA `AUTUMN BRILLIANCE` / PRINCESS DIANA SERVICEBERRY * B & B

2

PINUS CONTORTA `CONTORTA` / SHORE PINE

B&B

QTY

BOTANICAL NAME / COMMON NAME

33

ABELIA X GRANDIFLORA 'KALEIDOSCOPE' / GLOSSY ABELIA

CURB, SEE CIVIL EXISTING PAVEMENT REMOVE ASPHALT & SUB-BASE FROM NEW PLANTING AREAS

LOOSENED SUBGRADE

3-WAY TOPSOIL

CORNUS SERICEA `KELSEYI` / KELSEYI DOGWOOD *

3 GAL.

12" HT

AS SHOWN

BOTANICAL NAME / COMMON NAME

CONT

SIZE

SPACING

54

GAULTHERIA SHALLON / SALAL ~

1 GAL.

9" HT

AS SHOWN

22

LONICERA PILEATA / PRIVET HONEYSUCKLE

2 GAL

9" HT

AS SHOWN

12" to 14"

77 QTY

16"

1

EVERGREEN SHRUBS

3-WAY TOPSOIL AMENDMENT

EXISTING SUBGRADE TO REMAIN

DRAWING ISSUE

PERMIT SET

03/0

MULCH, SEE NOTE 5/L1.00

3-WAY TOPSOIL TILLED INTO LOOSENED SUBGRADE

6"

8"

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FINISH GRADE OF PLANTING AREA TO BE 1" BELOW EXISTING GRADE AT SIDEWALK, TYP.

1. UTILITY LOCATIONS TO BE VERIFIED PRIOR TO COMMENCEMENT OF WORK. 2. PLANTING AREAS: 2.1. REMOVE ASPHALT AND ANY BASE COURSE MATERIAL. 2.2. PROVIDE 12" 3-WAY TOPSOIL FOR AMENDING SOILS, INSTALL PER DETAIL 1/L1.00. 2.3. BEDS TO BE MOUNDED TO PROVIDE POSITIVE DRAINAGE. 3. PLANTING PLACEMENT TO BE ADJUSTED AS NEEDED TO AVOID UTILITIES. 4. PLANTING PLAN TAKES PRECEDENCE WHEN THERE IS A DISCREPANCY BETWEEN PLANT QUANTITY IN SCHEDULE AND NUMBER SHOWN ON PLAN. 5. ALL PLANTING BEDS TO RECEIVE 4" MINIMUM DEPTH MULCH. 5.1. PROVIDE 4" DARK FINE WOOD CHIP MULCH, PACIFIC TOPSOILS, INC. 1-800-884-7645 6. GROUNDCOVERS TO BE KEPT 18" CLEAR OF TRUNKS OF NEW EVERGREEN TREES AND SHRUBS. 7. ROOT BARRIER TO BE PROVIDED WHEN TREE SPECIES IS WITHIN 6' OF CURBS OR PAVEMENT. 8. PLANT SIZES TO ADHERE TO THE AMERICAN STANDARD FOR NURSERY STOCK ANSIZ60.1-2014. 9. PLAN ASSUMES ASPHALT REMOVAL AND PLANTING TO BE WITHIN A TWO WEEK WINDOW OF TIME. 10. FOR IRRIGATION, SEE SHEET L1.00 1 11. PLANTING PLAN IS DESIGN BUILD AND FOR PERMITTING USE.

RIVER ROCK CHANNEL

NORTH

15' SITE TRIANGLE, TYP. PLANTING WITHIN THIS AREA TO BE MAINTAINED AT 42" MAX HT

GENERAL PLANTING NOTES

4"

APPROX. LOCATION OF EXISTING SECURITY CAMERA

TREE LOCATIONS SHOWN ON PLANTING PLANS ARE APPROXIMATE; IF FIELD ADJUSTMENTS ARE NECESSARY, THE FOLLOWING MINIMUM SETBACKS FOR CENTERLINE OF TREE TRUNKS TO EDGE OF DRIVEWAY, FACE OF CURB OR INTERSECTION AND TO CENTER OF ALL OTHERS SHOWN SHALL APPLY: A. STREET LIGHTS 20' B. DRIVEWAYS 7.5' (10' RECOMMENDED) C. INTERSECTIONS 30' D. UNDERGROUND SEWER & WATER LINES 5' E. UNDERGROUND GAS LINES 5' F. FIRE HYDRANTS 5' G. UTILITY/POWER POLES 10' (15' RECOMMENDED) H. UNDERGROUND FIBER CABLE 2' I. FACE OF CURB 3.5' J. SIDEWALK 2' TREES TO BE PLANTED A MINIMUM OF 5 FEET FROM FACE OF BUILDING, OR PAVEMENT, EXCEPT AS APPROVED BY LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT.

HERC RENTALS

SLIGHT MODIFICATION TO CURB LOCATION AND REDUCED LANDSCAPE AREA

RIVER ROCK CHANNEL, MAINTAIN EXISTING GRADE TO CATCH BASIN

www.theweststudio.

22868 PACIFIC HIGHWAY S.

CURB, SEE CIVIL

950 Hiawatha Plac Seattle, WA 98144 206.519.5690

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REV

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PERMIT REVISION

D 0

6"-12" DEPENDING ON EXISTING GRADES

SECURITY LIGHTING, TYP.

The West Studio

DRAWING TITLE

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NANDINA DOMESTICA `GULF STREAM` TM / HEAVENLY BAMBOO

Client: Herc Rentals Design Team: Avalon NW, West Studio Landscape Architects, ESM Consulting 30

GROUND COVERS

PINUS MUGO VAR. PUMILIO / DWARF MUGO PINE

18" HT

3 GAL.

12" MIN. HT. AS SHOWN

BOTANICAL NAME / COMMON NAME

CONT

SPACING

58 SF

FRAGARIA CHILOENSIS / BEACH STRAWBERRY ~

4" POT

18" O.C.

NOTE: PLANTING LAYOUT TO BE APPROVED BY LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT PRIOR TO INSTALLATION.

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AS SHOWN

5 GAL.

QTY

STEP 1: REMOVE EXISTING ASPHALT AND BASE COURSE

STEP 2: BREAKUP COMPACTED SUBGRADE INTO LARGE CLODS TO A DEPTH OF 16".

STEP 3: PLACE 6" DEPTH OF 3-WAY TOPSOIL ABOVE LOOSENED SUBGRADE.

NOTE: CONFIRM UTILITY LOCATIONS PRIOR TO ANY SOIL WORK.

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STEP 5: ADD MIN. 6" DEPTH 3-WAY TOPSOIL TO CREATE GENTLE MOUNDING FOR POSITIVE DRAINAGE. TOP WITH 4" DEPTH MULCH. TAPER TO 2" DEPTH WHERE MULCH MEETS PAVEMENT EDGE SO THAT MULCH IS FLUSH WITH PAVEMENT EDGE.

3" = 1'-0"

INDICATES DROUGHT TOLERANT SPECIES. INDICATES NATIVE SPECIES. BALLED AND BURLAPED

329106-01

GAL. O.C. CONT. CB

GALLON ON CENTER CONTAINER GROWN CATCH BASIN

LANDSCAPE PLAN SCALE: PLOT DATE:

AS INDICA 04/3

PRINCIPAL: PROJ. MGR.: DRAFTER:

SOIL PREPARATION - EXISTING COMPACTED SOILS

SYMBOL & ABBREVIATION KEY * ~ B&B

STEP 4: INCORPORATE 6" DEPTH 3-WAY TOPSOIL EVENLY INTO THE LOOSENED SUBGRADE TO A DEPTH OF 12"-14".

CALL BEFORE YOU DIG 1-800-424-5555 (OR 811)

SHEET NO.

L2.00

SUBJECT TO PERMIT APPROV

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