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STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS RESIDENTIAL


ABOUT US

BMLA Landscape Architecture was established in 1987 to create landscapes that build lasting community. Our studio atmosphere promotes open communication and a flow of creativity throughout our team. Our designoriented professionals display exceptional individual talents and a relentless commitment to providing outstanding services. The design team honors the needs of our clients by conducting extensive research and developing designs that translate our clients visions into realities. Our process builds relationships and as a result produces a commitment to execute our client’s vision on time and on budget, driving higher levels of quality in our industry. BMLA has an extensive portfolio of public and private projects. Our residential portfolio includes residential master plans and guidelines, community recreation centers, streetscapes, model complexes, community and pocket parks, urban in-fills, urban design, resorts and hospitality. The following pages are an assortment of projects that represent our strengths and the services BMLA can provide.

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DESIGN SERVICES

Listening to our clients is our first priority. We are committed to creating design solutions that bring new perspectives to the client’s vision. Our goal, as design professionals, is to respond to individual client needs, provide outstanding services, and set a high industry standards. As a full service landscape architecture firm, BMLA provides a depth of experience not only in traditional Landscape Architecture, but Planning/Site Planning and Design Guideline services. We approach each project with a fresh creativity and a pragmatic understanding that protects our client’s investments, allows flexibility for the future, and meets agency and client expectations. Design services include: n Specific Plans / Design Guidelines n Master Planning n Parks Master Planning n Streetscapes n Model Complex n Fuel Modification Plans and slopes

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SUPPORT SERVICES

At BMLA, we provide clients with the necessary imagery to envision their projects becoming a reality. We use a combination of hand graphics, multimedia rendering, AutoCAD and 3D computer modeling. We also offer a full range of support services to help facilitate agency approvals, construction and marketing needs. The creative design process at BMLA hinges upon collaboration and takes advantage of the synergy created from it. Services Include: n Bid and Agency Processing Assistance n Specification Writing n Construction Administration n Irrigation Auditing n Computer-Generated 3D Modeling n Presentation Graphics n Illustrative Renderings n Sales/Marketing Brochure Line Art Graphics/Exhibits

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WATER CONSERVATION The water shortage in California has a direct impact on all of its inhabitant’s lives. Southern California in its natural state cannot support the water demands its citizens place on it. As a result we are becoming increasingly aware of our water usage and its impact on our environment. While there are numerous avenues being taken to combat the drought, realizing that some plants require more water and care than others, and then choosing what is appropriate given our climate can have a massive impact when one takes into account the amount of irrigated landscape found in Southern California. A transformation is necessary to adopt landscapes that minimize water use while retaining their purpose, attractiveness, and cultural value. Substituting lower water using, California-friendly plant material rather than traditional high demand turf is necessary in order to transform our region into a more responsible, ecologically driven one. One that can respond to and reform in response to the water crisis so that we can prevent future ones before they take place.

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BMLA integrates water conservation principles into every project we design. From demonstration gardens that provide examples of Californiafriendly plants to residential design that minimizes water use, our attention to detail integrates water conservation as an important layer of our landscape design. Our expert use of site appropriate plant material, irrigation technologies and complementary hardscape elements combine to create landscapes with identity and purpose, all while conserving our valued water resource. Our staff has years of experience with water-conserving irrigation including smart controllers and point-source drip application. Our horticultural expertise spans from coastal climates to the inland empire to the high and low deserts. Our staff collaborates with clients to create sustainable landscapes that are easily maintainable, functional and enjoyable.

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SIERRA PEAK - CORONA, CA CLIENT: Capital Pacific A Coastal Live Oak plant association reinforces the plant palette with a drought tolerant, seasonal landscape of over 25 acres of native oak woodland. The HOA slopes required the planting of over 2,500 oaks as part of the mitigation plan. We were also involved with TFY, slopes, models and gate entry.

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TAPESTRY AT QUAIL HILL - IRVINE RANCH, CA CLIENT: Fieldstone Communities BMLA took Tuscan styling cues from the architectural elevations in this model complex by specifying cypress, stack stone walls, and by featuring an interesting use of pottery. We worked with the grade change in the front yard to create a separation between the house and the street, which adds an element of privacy to the home.

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HIDDEN VALLEY - NORCO, CA CLIENT: Beazer Homes BMLA designed the landscape elements for the models in this community developed by Beazer Homes. We completed typical front yards, walls and fencing plans for this development as well. Our plant, hardscape treatments, and walls took cues from a Mediterranean sensibility which works well with the Southern California climate.

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RANCHO ETIWANDA ESTATES - RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA CLIENT: K Hovnanian Homes This 32 acre, 92 unit residential tract includes models, slopes, typical front yards, walls, fencing and fuel modification plans for the master planned Rancho Etiwanda community. The plans were designed with California-friendly drought tolerant plant materials and the latest in smart irrigation technologies.

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SKYLINE HEIGHTS - CORONA, CA CLIENT: Farwest Homes BMLA prepared master landscape development solutions for this project including HOA areas, recreation elements, private landscape regulations and streetscapes. The scope included Master Park Design, Trail Conceptual Design and Conceptual planting Design. The master plan was developed to help tie together the adjacent national forest and the residential development.

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SUMMERLY - LAKE ELSINORE, CA CLIENT: John Laing Homes BMLA’s scope of work for Summerly was kept to the design of the models. Summerly’s plant palette thrives in the chaparral environment of Lake Elsinore and enhances the Spanish and Tuscan styling of the models.

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SIERRA BELLA CLIENT: Foremost Companies BMLA was tasked to develop landscape solutions for a proposed development for an upscale client base in the context of the city’s existing proposed housing stock. The unique challenge was creating an affordable approach to two million square feet of sloped landscape and irrigation. The aesthetic aim was to emulate the planted hillside of Corona’s recent past, where residents lived amongst the groves. The project scope focused on landscape support for the specific plan, which included all landscape improvements both private and public.

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SKYRIDGE DEVELOPMENT CLIENT: William Lyon Homes BMLA was charged with doing a set of three models in Riverside, CA for William Lyon Homes’ Skyridge Development. The homes ranged in size from 3,250 square feet to 4,520 square feet with Architectural Styles of Spanish, Tuscan, and Monterey. We use a medium to low water use palette for all four lots, taking special care to tailor plant palettes for the individual models according to their unique character and theme. The end result was a successful set of models that were each their own unique project, separating themselves from one another through the use of trees, shrubs, paving, colors, materials, and finishes.

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KENSINGTON DEVELOPMENT - PARK PLACE CLIENT: TRI Pointe Homes TRI Pointe Homes enlisted BMLA to create a set of three Model Homes in the Inland Empire community of Park Place. Ranging in size from 3,080 square feet to 3,415 square feet and featuring Architectural Styles ranging from Spanish to Cottage to Andalusian, BMLA used diverse and attractive medium and low water use plant palettes, ensuring each palette represented the unique character and theme of each style. The end result was a highly successful set of diverse and attractive Model Homes with wide ranging features that included a putting green, outdoor barbeques and fire pits, multiple large water features, and rich hardscape materials. The end product was a striking set of Model Homes in Ontario’s attractive new community.

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CAMINO PACIFIC RECREATION CENTER CLIENT: Lennar BMLA had many considerations to take into account for designing this recreation center in order to be a successful project. With just a bit over a half acre we had to design for a community of 255 homes in mind. We had to work around a recreation center building of 1,890 sf. and also allocate parking stalls for the center. In creating a program matrix we were able to comfortably and aesthetically propose a 1,550 sf. pool, a 490 sf. waddle pool, 3 overhead wood structures, 3 barbecue’s, and a playground. In addition, the recreation center planting plan consists of low and moderate water use plant material, and is irrigated with reclaimed water. The irrigation system was designed to minimize water runoff and water the plant material closer to the root source by using dripline and a weather based controller.

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SILVERMIST DEVELOPMENT - BEACON PARK CLIENT: K. Hovnanian Homes BMLA was charged with doing a set of four Model Homes in the Orange County Great Park community of Beacon Park for K. Hovnanian Homes. Ranging in size from 2,750 square feet to 4,000 square feet and featuring the diverse Architectural Styles of Traditional, Monterey, Craftsman, and Santa Barbara, BMLA used diverse and attractive medium and low water use plant palettes for all five lots that were a part of the project, taking special care to tailor plant palettes for the individual models according to their unique character and theme in order to separate one from the other visually. The end result was a highly successful set of diverse and attractive Model Homes with wide ranging features that included an outdoor kitchen, a tiled pool, multiple fireplaces and barbeques, large water features, and rich hardscape materials. The end product was a striking set of Model Homes in one of Southern California’s highest profile new communities.

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BAXTER MILLER, RLA, ASLA President

REGISTRATION Registered Landscape Architect #2136, California EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture, 1978 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo EXPERIENCE Baxter Miller is responsible for the overall operation and design direction of BMLA Landscape Architecture, which he established in 1987. He has led a wide variety of projects from parks and streetscapes to national memorials and downtown redevelopment. Baxter has 30 years of practical knowledge in design which helps him to work with developers, cities, and agencies to create a unique vision that translates into real world projects. He works extensively with the American Society of Landscape Architects as an Executive Board Member to promote the technical advancement and public prominence of the profession. Baxter is moving the office to integrate new forms of technology like Geographic Information System (GIS) and SketchUp to help inform every aspect of the design process. AFFILIATIONS Southern California Chapter of ASLA, Past President California Council of ASLA, Past President Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Landscape Architecture Department Advisory Council Cal Poly Pomona, Landscape Architecture Professional Advisory Board Cal Poly Pomona, Partners Circle Building Industry Association Riverside National Cemetery Monuments & Memorial Committee, Chairman California Park and Recreation Society Corona Partners for Parks Urban Land Institute Place Making Initiative Council California Board of Landscape Architects, Member of the Examination Committee City of Corona Planning Commissioner, 1985-88 CORONA DOWNTOWN REDEVELOPMENT SPECIFIC PLAN – CORONA, CA BMLA developed plans for a 9.1 acre Demonstration Garden which surrounds the Beaumont groundwater recharge facility. The project has over 45 species of drought tolerant plants that grow and flourish in the Beaumont Cherry Valley area. These plants are identified by common and botanical names, and provide visitors with landscaping ideas for their own yards and gardens. These plants, once established, require only infrequent watering. To conserve fresh water, the district will be irrigating the garden with recycled water. Solar powered irrigation timers and controllers are used. Onsite water is captured in a seasonal stream bed and diverted into the recharge ponds. FONTANA CITY-WIDE LANDSCAPE AREA GIS MAPPING – FONTANA, CA Baxter is leading this project and providing overall planning direction. He developed the protocol to map and assess Fontana’s publicly maintained landscape areas and implement the protocol with BMLA staff to digitally map plants, trees, irrigation, and site amenities through GIS. By digitizing institutional knowledge, Fontana can have precise information to budget for maintenance of public facilities.

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STEVE SHIRREL, RLA, ASLA Vice President of Operations

REGISTRATION Registered Landscape Architect #5062, California EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture, 1995 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo EXPERIENCE Steve Shirrel is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the office, including developing marketing strategies, project contracting, establishing and maintaining budgets, scheduling, and internal work flow. He oversees the design and production teams to make sure they deliver the highest level of service to their clients. Steve has over 25 years of experience working within the Northern California and Southern California markets and has designed a wide variety of projects including parks, streetscapes, urban infill, commercial developments and multi-family and single family housing projects. He is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects and the Building Industry Association of Southern California. CANOPY AT ESENCIA - RANCHO MISSION VIEJO, CA Canopy is a paseo based, single family project in the PA 2.2 Rancho Mission Viejo community. This is the second community within the RMV community that Steve has worked with Warmington Residential. Canopy is inspired by the Villages of Escencia in RMV and is a collection of Farmhouse style residences that are designed to have paseos for the main house entrance with shared alleys and a number of themed pocket parks. AUDIE MURPHY RANCH, NORTH - MENIFEE, CA Steve is leading this project and providing overall design and production direction for the expansion of the Audie Murphy Ranch Master Planned Community in Menifee, CA. The project has multiple tracts, paseos, a linear park, a direct interface with Salt Creek and a 5-acre city park. The City and the Eastern Municipal Water District have very influential roles within the project and Steve is helping the design team navigate through the various departments to make sure there is a seamless transition from the client’s scope to design solutions and construction drawings for a timely approval process from both agencies. U-HAUL RANCHO CORDOVA and TEMECULA, CA Steve is overseeing the design and development of the new U-Haul locations and expansions. These specific locations are existing facilities that require landscape enhancements as well as modifications of the plant palette and irrigation system to meet the local water ordinances and the specific plan for the industrial park.

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SHANNON KARLSON, RLA Director of Production

REGISTRATION Registered Landscape Architect #6070, California EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture, 1996 California Polytechnic State University, Pomona EXPERIENCE Shannon Karlson has been with BMLA since 1998 and is currently the Director of Production managing and overseeing the majority of projects at BMLA. Along with directing duties Mr. Karlson is responsible for the preparation of contracts and budgets, coordination with project consultants, construction document oversight and delivery of product to clients as well as client relations. Shannon’s interest and expertise in native and California-friendly plant material and water conserving irrigation methodologies has led to the implementation of sustainable design practices in all of the projects he has worked on. These projects demonstrate that ‘green’ designs can be aesthetically pleasing, functional, educational and can have long term savings in water use and costs. CAPITAL PACIFIC HOMES SIERRA PEAK – CORONA, CA BMLA prepared the initial landscape plans for IEUA’s RP5 site in Chino prior to the addition of their administration offices. The work consisted of landscape treatments for the site perimeter, streetscape, and onsite landscape for the operations building and project entrances. CANYON HEIGHTS – CANYON HEIGHTS, CA Project Manager responsible for landscape construction documents for a 450 unit residential housing subdivision in Riverside County, CA. This project includes a Park with amenities, a custom monument sign, private/HOA slopes, LMD streetscape, fencing, models, typical front yard landscaping, fuel modification and a native riparian habitat restoration. Other services provided for this project include cost estimation, construction submittals approval, site inspections and DRE landscape exhibits for County approval. SIERRA PEAK – CORONA, CA Project Manager responsible for landscape construction documents for a 95 unit high-end residential subdivision in the Sierra Del Oro specific plan adjacent to the Cleveland National Forest in Corona, CA. Shannon designed and produced cost estimates, construction documents and provided construction support for models, typical front yards, private/HOA slopes, fuel modification, custom monument sign/entry gates, fencing, cost estimation and site inspections. Because the HOA slopes required the planting of over 2500 oaks as a part of the mitigation for the project, the plant palette was designed around a Coast Live Oak plant association that reintroduces a drought tolerant, seasonal landscape of over 2.5 acres of native oak woodland that blends naturally into the surrounding landscape, while also providing irrigation cost savings to the homeowners. ASSEMBLAGE – MENIFEE, CA This detached 416 unit, 170 acre project included models, typical front yards, streetscape LMD, a recreation Center, open space areas, paseos, and a 8.3 acre sports park/detention basin. Shannon was instrumental in construction documents, cost estimates, and project coordination with clients, subconsultants and government agencies.

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ANDREW NEUBAUER Director of Design

EDUCATION Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, 2004 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo EXPERIENCE Andrew Neubauer possesses broad experiences over a wide variety of projects, both locally and internationally. This experience provides Andrew a well-rounded and creative design perspective that he can, in turn, deliver to BMLA’s clients in shaping the look and feel of a particular project. By excelling in creating attractive landscape designs he directly reacts to each unique project, working with the client’s vision and budget to delve into the full range of possibilities. Through interesting detail work, cutting edge planting design, and a constantly evolving sense of aesthetic, scale, and form, Andrew can respond to any design problem creatively and quickly. He is skilled at concept creation and graphics both hand drawn and digitally, making him particularly suited in guiding our clients through the many levels of design. His experience on the production and construction side of the field also affords him the ability to respond to the realities a site can impose. THE VILLAGE AT OXNARD – OXNARD, CA A multitude of types of high density construction alongside retail space, park space, public and private courtyards, and a trail system combines to become a complicated project with a historic past and a rich aesthetic meant to encapsulate both the site’s history and future in one. Andrew helped spearhead a team developing each individual site to be an attractive portion of a greater whole using rich materials and planting to seamlessly integrate the design through the conceptual phase and forward into eventual construction. BELLA STRADA – FONTANA, CA Working from Specific Plan through to the completion of construction of the Rec Center and Model Homes, Andrew was an integral part leading and consulting through every phase to bring the project to completion. Bella Strada is a detached residential community with a sizable park and Rec Center at its core. SILVERMIST AND ROSEMONT - BEACON PARK – GREAT PARK, IRVINE, CA As lead designer and project manager for two of the housing developments being brought to the new Great Park master planned community of Beacon Park, Andrew coordinated heavily with the client, his coworkers, and consultants to develop a high-end set of homes that would provide cutting edge design and living spaces while also blending with the overall character of the larger community. SIERRA BELLA – CORONA, CA This hillside development in southern Corona with attractive views of the Inland Empire and San Gabriel mountains brought many design challenges- from the Specific Plan through construction documents. Primarily responsible for the conceptual design of the parks, monuments and open spaces, Andrew continued to stay involved in order to assist in responding to the client’s needs and to further refine the design and visualizations as new opportunities arose. MONTECITO AT DOS LAGOS – CORONA, CA Located directly adjacent to the lakes at Dos Lagos this gated apartment community features luxury accommodations including a high end recreation and fitness center complete with resort pool, spa, outdoor lounge, cabanas, barbeques, and an indoor game room. Following the project from inception through completion, Andrew crafted the project’s character through design, materials, and plant material.

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SAMANTHA MORAN FERGUSON, RLA Landscape Architect

REGISTRATION Registered Landscape Architect #5601, California EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture, 2006 California Polytechnic State University, Pomona Associate of Arts in Math/Science, 2002 Mt. San Jacinto College Associate of Arts in Humanities, 2002 Mt. San Jacinto College EXPERIENCE Samantha Ferguson is responsible for the production of a variety of projects ranging from large-scale residential to medium scale public works. She has gained experience working on park projects with clients stretching from developers through county agencies. Samantha’s curiosity for the built environment has given her a wide range of skills allowing her to be involved with many of these projects from the concept phase through construction administration. VILLAGES OF TERRASSA – CORONA, CA The project consists of both detached single family homes as well as attached condos. Samantha began work on this project as the planting designer involved in in-depth research to address the large keystone type planted retaining walls. Her responsibilities grew until eventually she coordinated the approval of the project through the plan check phase. FOUR SEASONS BEAUMONT – BEAUMONT, CA Samantha has been involved in the development of multiple tracts through out the master planned active senior community. She has been able to effectively address many of the unique concerns posed by the established home owners association and is actively working to ensure the continued installation of a pleasing, functional environment. MC LAUGHLIN VILLAGE - MENIFEE, CA Samantha jumped at the chance to make a lasting mark on her hometown of Menifee, CA. The development in question was a rarity for the city, a medium to high density single family community. She utilized a myriad of different strategies to help enhance the elevations of the residences and provide an energetic streetscene that would be both pleasing to the residents of the community as well as provide an incentive for outdoor activities. AUDIE MURPHY RANCH - MENIFEE, CA The sprawling master planned community in the City of Menifee provided Samantha with the challenge of blending a new community with the natural environment. She has was integral in manoeuvring the local jurisdictions complex rules on recycled water use and helped to move the master recycled water irrigation plans from colourful graphics into approved construction documents.

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JEFF TROJANOWSKI, RLA, ASLA, ISA Project Manager / Landscape Architect

REGISTRATION Registered Landscape Architect #5785, California Certified Arborist WE-9665A, International Society of Arboriculture EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture, 2002 California State Polytechnic University, Pomona EXPERIENCE Jeff Trojanowski comes to BMLA with 15 years of experience in the profession. He brings with him significant knowledge and insight as a Certified Arborist and Registered Landscape Architect. With his vast experience and knowledge, Jeff is invaluable when involved in a project. He is an asset as a part of the design team, as well as aiding the production side in all our current and future projects. NEXUS TOWNHOMES – EASTVALE, CA This is a 220 unit townhome project built by William Lyon Homes in the City of Eastvale, CA. Jeff was tasked with running the project from the initiation of Construction Documents, including managing work loads and final detail design to Construction Administration duties, to create a cohesive design and final product. TERRAMOR – COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE, CA Jeff worked on Phase 1 of this master planned development with 7 housing tracts totaling 598 single family lots and two parks, built by Foremost Companies in the Temescal Valley corridor. The project included coordinating with the Civil Engineers, Lighting and Sign consultants to create an inviting “natural” landscape intermingled within a master planned development of this size. SILVERMIST & ROSEMONT – IRVINE, CA These are two Model Home Complexes in the Beacon Park Neighborhood of the Great Park in Irvine, CA, built by K. Hovnanian Homes. It was Jeff’s responsibility to design all the built structures including fireplaces, fountains, and overheads. He was then charged with producing and managing the Construction Documents for bid, including the coordination with the Civil and Structural Engineers, to have a complete buildable package. WAGON WHEEL JUNCTION – OXNARD, CA This is a five story wrap apartment complex in “The Village” Specific Plan in Oxnard, CA, built by Oakwood Development. It was Jeff’s responsibility to spearhead the coordination effort, creating a cohesive design within the limitations of a demanding small project site where everyone is competing for space. He managed the Construction Documentation phase creating a final design that is to the utmost standard of BMLA.

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BRETT MILLER Landscape Designer

EDUCATION Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, 2009 Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana EXPERIENCE Brett’s extensive experience in both public and private projects allows him to take on any challenge. His project experience includes all phases of projects, from conceptual and schematic, to construction documentation, to construction administration. His previous professional experience working as a landscape contractor, with land surveyors, and experience working with architecture firms bring a unique value to the team at BMLA. MENIFEE TOWN CENTER MASTER PLAN – MENIFEE, CA BMLA was hired to prepare a master plan graphic to illustrate the vision of Menifee Town Center. This effort involved anticipating the client’s needs and wants, as well as coordination with the civil engineer and the architects for the project. AUDIE MURPHY RANCH PARK AND PASEO – MENIFEE, CA Brett was involved in the conceptual design of the park and paseo system in Audie Murphy Ranch North. This effort involved coordinating a list of program elements from the client, screening and promoting views, and ensuring that the plant material and irrigation requirements stayed in line with the new restrictions from the State of California by only allowing turf in functional, high active areas. ARBOR VISTA – TEMECULA, CA BMLA’s relationship with a previous developer created new work in the City of Temecula with the development of conceptual drawings for walls, fences, landscape, and a park. After the acceptance of these documents, Brett led the team to put together construction documents for the same site. Our success in turn around time and with only one plan check before approval, the builder has sought a proposal for us to continue with the next phase of the project.

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YORVIN MORENO Landscape Designer

EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture, 2012 Minor in Landscape Irrigation Science - California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California EXPERIENCE Yorvin’s well-rounded perspective on projects comes from his experience in small-scale project management and first hand field work. This gives him the ability to see all aspects of a project from design to construction. His roles have allowed him to create budgets, project designs, construction documents, and manage entire projects while creating unique relationships with his clients. BELLA STRADA – FONTANA, CA Yorvin was involved in this 300 plus single family residential housing project that also included typical front yards, CFD, and a recreational center. His responsibilities ranged from working on the planting and irrigation plans for the typical front yards, CFD, and recreational center to getting all the plans approved through the City of Fontana. He coordinated with the civil engineer to prevent interference between the planting and irrigation to and the underground ecorain tanks and CMP infiltration systems. Yorvin met the client’s demands in helping with the entry enhancements and pedestrian archway monuments and construction details for the three wood overhead structures for the recreational center. Yorvin became a significant asset in submitting plans and helping the client get the plans approved through the city. MR18 – RANCHO MISSION VIEJO, CA Yorvin was the irrigation designer for a 92-unit housing development. He was responsible for creating a master irrigation plan for city approval prior to beginning irrigation plans. He designed the irrigation system and coordinated with the planting scheme and Rancho Mission Viejo’s design guidelines. He designed with water conservation in mind, using weather-based irrigation controllers with flow sensors and master valves, dripline, and bubblers all while separating hydrozones according to plant material water requirements. Highgrove Tract 32291-69 – Riverside, CA Yorvin has a solid foundation in regards to County of Riverside standards and was able to coordinate and create a CSA landscape package for submittal to the county. From beginning to end, Yorvin was designing the irrigation and at the same time making sure the planting and all necessary materials were in accordance to county standards. The streetscape (offsite) project incorporated point-to-point irrigation to target each individual shrub and also differentiating each hydrozone per the planting plan.

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JEFF BENSON Landscape Designer

EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture, 2012 California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California EXPERIENCE Jeff’s experience extends from commercial development to residential and public works projects. He also has project management experience developed though his time in the United States Marine Corps. He has a keen eye for structural order which makes him valuable in the construction documents process, and the ability to come up with systematic solutions to project issues. SIERRA BELLA – CORONA, CA Jeff was responsible for producing the Planting Plans for the entire site including: Slopes, LMD Areas, Parks, Streetscape and Entries. He was also responsible for managing and making all Plan Check Corrections as well as getting through the City of Corona’s submittal process. He coordinated with the project’s Civil, Structural, and Electrical Engineers to resolve plan check comments and updates to plans. NEXUS TOWNHOMES – EASTVALE, CA Jeff was involved in all aspects of the Construction Document Phase, including: planting design, hardscape layout and materials, and irrigation design. He worked alongside the project manager, coordinating with city officials and the other disciplines associated with the project to ensure a cohesive design within a strict timeline.

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SARA SELLERS Landscape Designer

EDUCATION Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, 2014 Minor in Geography University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon EXPERIENCE: Sara has a diversity of interests that help craft her particular design style. Her interest in ecological design prompted her free lance work to include habitat formation, native plant palettes, edible gardens, and small-scale water elements featuring biological filtration systems. Sara’s studies in Eco-Districts and urban agriculture have also guided her design philosophy, allowing insight into onsite water management, passive solar energy, local food production, and social involvement. Her experience at BMLA has involved many aspects of landscape architecture including site analysis, conceptual design work, renovation projects, and complete construction document packages as well as GIS work. OAKWOOD STREETSCAPE – OXNARD, CA Sara was involved in the development of the construction documents and was the lead planting designer on the major spine road that runs through the Oxnard Village. The plant palette was developed by merging an existing streetscape palette and utilizing Oxnard’s Specific Plan to make sure there was a seamless transition between the two projects. OAKWOOD PA 18 – OXNARD, CA Sara was responsible in compiling the construction document package which included layout and dimensioning, construction detailing and planting design. She developed Sketchup visualization studies for each of the four courtyards to better understand the massing relationship between the 4-story apartment building and the landscape amenities within each courtyard. WOODGLEN APARTMENTS – SANTEE, CA Sara was involved in a HUD housing project where the client and the local water agency requested a minimum 50% reduction of turf area and a complete renovation of the irrigation system to maximize the project’s water savings. A mix of cobble creekbeds, decomposed granite and low water plant material was used to both conserve water and increase the curb appeal of the site. SHEA MODEL HOMES – CHULA VISTA, CA Sara was responsible for the creation of planting plans on multiple Shea Homes model home projects. Her tasks involved creating unique plant palettes for each model that would showcase the architectural style of the homes while being cognizant of water use. The majority of plant material was chosen for its aesthetic quality, low water use needs, and it’s ability to thrive and create an instant impact.

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PABLO CORTEZ Landscape Designer

EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture, 2007 California Polytechnic State University, Pomona, Ca. EXPERIENCE A landscape designer with 10 years of experience, Pablo has designed and implemented a variety of projects ranging from schools, medical campuses, streetscapes, parks, commercial, retail, single and multi-family residential. He has take projects from schematic and conceptual through construction documentation and administration. He brings a varied set of talents that include AutoCAD, Photoshop and 3D rendering software, as well as sketching and drafting/designing by hand. Coordinating with architects, civil engineers and product representatives he has quickly taken project lead duties at BMLA overseeing and implementing our clients visions. CFD AND LMD TURF REPLACEMENT – CORONA, CA The turf replacement project consists of 20 zoned turf parkway areas throughout the city of Corona slated to be replaced with California-friendly, drought tolerant plants and low water use drip irrigation systems. Pablo was tasked with coordinating the project from site data collection to preparing Construction Documents while working with city staff to finalize drawings for each zone. MAINTENANCE MANUAL – CORONA, CA With the move to water saving centric city wide landscape initiative came the need for new guidelines for maintaining the newly introduced plant material. Pablo was tasked with researching and compiling the appropriate maintenance methods and schedules for each tree, shrub and vine that will be planted in place of the removed turf. The document produced will be used by the city to educate and inform maintenance crews on all future projects on how and when to properly prune and clean the specific plant material for that area.

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CURRENT & PAST RESIDENTIAL CLIENTS Barratt Homes Beazer Homes Centex Distinguished Homes DR Horton EMAAR Far West Housing Fieldstone Communities Foremost John Laing Homes KB Homes K. Hovnanian Lennar Oakwood Pacific Scene Pulte / Del Webb Richmond American Ryland Standard Pacific Suncal Taylor Woodrow US Homes West Coast Development William Lyon Homes

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