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NORTH SAN JOSÉ AREA DEVELOPMENT POLICY

PARKS AND RECREATION FACILITIES - KIT OF PARTS

November 30, 2009


NORTH POLICY AREA - KIT OF PARTS

USING THIS DOCUMENT

The purpose of this document is to give guidance to North San Jose’s Area Policy. The goal is to create a distinguishing character for public spaces and to promote cohesive growth in the incorporated area. To that end, this document sets forth a “kit of parts” to the developer, designer, or planner, that can be applied toward site specific public development. This document intends to make recommendations for product selection in the following areas:

As stated, the Kit of Parts is broken down into sections of products. On the Table of Contents page you will find these sections listed along with a page by page breakdown of the individual products within each section.

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Site Amenities Hardscape Lighting Site Architecture Walls and Fencing Wayfinding Public Art Water Features

It is recognized that since each site is unique and is host to its own set of parameters and nuances that it would be an impossibility to predict all of the possible public work scenarios that will arise within the North San Jose Policy Area. Additionally, products and technologies are continually being innovated and what is the best item for a given situation today may not be in a year from now. With that in mind, it is encouraged to use this document as a guideline for design solutions and not a catalogue for product selection. All the best efforts are made in this document to direct the user to manufacturers and product lines that fit the over arching theme of the policy area, but product numbers and specifics have been omitted to allow for the evolution of the product line. If it is desirable to use a product that is not listed in this document., submit it to the city for approval.

Additionally, the document has been broken down into categories by use. These categories are: • • • • • •

Community Parks Neighborhood Parks Community Gardens Dog Parks Sports Parks Urban Plazas

The categories are coded by color and symbol so that as you search specific products you will be able to identify the category of use it is intended for. Example: If you were looking for a bench type to be used in a commercial courtyard space, you would look under the Site Amenities section to find the Benches listed as pages 5-7. On in those pages you will find several bench options, one will be marked with the symbol for Urban Plazas.

N 1st St

Zanker Rd 237 FWY

W Tasman Dr

W Montage 101 FWY

W Trimble Rd

87 FWY 880 FWY


Site Amenities / Benches Community Parks

Neighborhood Parks

Community Gardens

Dog Parks

Sport Parks

Urban Plazas

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Table of Contents Community Parks Theme The Creek Side Theme for The North San JosĂŠ Policy Area 5

Neighborhood Parks

Site Amenities Barbecues Benches Bike Racks Bike Racks Dog Waste Station Dog Training Litter Receptacles Litter Receptacles Compost Pet Watering Station Play Equipment Splash Pad Equip. Sports Equip. Tables Tree Grates

8 9 12 13 14 15 17 20 21 22 23 24 29 32

Colored Concrete Concrete Finishes Decomposed Granite Pavers Pervious Asphalt Permeable Pavers Play Surfacing Recycled Plastics Sports Court

33 35 37 39 40 41 42 43 44

Bollards Pathway Pole Lighting Sports Lighting Uplighting

46 47 48 49 50

Community Gardens

Dog Parks

Hardscape

Lighting

Site Architecture Shade Structures

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Walls and Fencing Block Walls Chain Link Concrete Railing and Guard Rails Tube Steel Wire Mesh

53 54 55 56 57 58

Sports Parks

Urban Plazas Wayfinding Interpretive Signs Monument Signs

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Plant Material Theme Trees Shrubs Groundcover Grasses Vines

62 64 65 67 68 69

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The Creek Side Theme for The North San JoséSite Policy Area / Benches Amenities For the purposes of this document, the North San José Policy Area will be referred to by its theme designation: “Creek Side”. This community is uniquely located between two important water courses in the city: the Guadalupe River and Coyote Creek. These play a critical role in the biodiversity of the area and provide an appropriate back drop for the changing community of San José. The design pillars of the Creek Side theme are material, color texture and symbolism. Each of these supports is based on the natural environment of the Guadalupe River and Coyote Creek. The first foundation is the use of stone and stone like material throughout the construction of the buildings, monuments, walls, pergolas and site furnishings. The esthetic will match that of a quarried stone with geometric patterned reminiscent of the early 20th century craftsmen style. The use of these materials within this theme is characterized by features such as: • Gateway entries with capped stone pillars • Stone paving • Stone walls • Dry, cobbled creeks • Imprinted concrete paving with natural colors • Play lots incorporating native wildlife structures

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Site Amenities / Benches Materials Detailed stonework will be a defining characteristic of North San JosÊ parks as used in walls, paving and entryways. The colors used in the parks shall be within the earth tone color palette with exceptions made for accent or safety purposes. The children’s play areas may have a color selection that is unique for the purposes of emulating natural flora and fauna. Park structures, way finding and monument signs will include stone accents.

Stone paving and benches

Where possible the man made paved and wall systems shall incorporate texture to reinforce the natural creek environment. Sand, gravel, stone and impressions such as flora and fauna imprints will be incorporated as appropriate. Natural stone may also be used as accents as accents in and near dry creeks. The use of these materials will connect with the natural feel of the theme in a modern application to blend with existing architecture. Amenities Site amenities such as benches, tables, trash receptacles and the like will be selected based on the use of natural motifs such as shape, color, finish and textures. Where suitable stone finishes will be incorporated and the use of recycled material will be preferred.

Capped stone pillars

Stone paving

Tot lots will create a stylized riparian environment for children to engage in a variety types of play. Animal footprints lead children down imprinted concrete paths, experiencing the plant and animal

Stone seating

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Site Amenities / Benches motifs that bring elements of creek habitat into the parks. Native wildlife, logs and boulders become the inspiration for climbing structures. Children can weave through the legs of a giant Great Blue Heron, or climb on a California Tiger Salamander as they search for food in the ‘river’ and dart amongst park plantings. Where appropriate sports facilities will be finished to match the natural creek theme. The use of bright colors will be avoided unless required for safety purposes.

Imprinted concrete

The creek side theme will be strengthened in the selection of light fixtures. The colors, shapes and technology will make a statement to the respect that the city is committed to the natural environment. Fixtures such as LED lights will be used to reduce the impact on the environment. The fixtures will be earth tone colors and a high level of recycled material content. Cast concrete boulders

Plant Material Plantings of drought tolerant and native vegetation will be used to create a landscape that builds a visual connection to the riparian habitat coursing through the city. Plants that can tolerate recycled water will be prioritized, to take advantage of opportunities to use this alternative water source. The plantings may be formal or informal to coordinate with individual site programming and architecture, in both cases projecting a slice of nearby nature into newly developed parks. Dry creek

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Site Amenities / Barbecues

www.pilotrock.com Steel is the most recycled material in the world, in turn most products made from steel contain recycled material and at the end of their life cycle can be recycled. All Pilot Rock products are manufactured in the United States. They are located in Cherokee, Iowa.

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Site Amenities / Benches Lakeside Collection

www.landscapeforms.com Steel benches are made of 90% recycled material, and the bench itself is 100% recyclable. The finish is intended to be cleaned only water and mild detergent, limiting chemical waste as a result of the cleaning process. All metal is finished with Pangard II 速 polyester powdercoat, which is lead-free, hazardous air pollutants-(HAPS) free, does not generate hazardous waste, and contains less than 1% VOCs. Once processed, these trace VOCs are fully inert therefore the finish does not release airborne contaminants. Landscape Forms products are made at their facility in Kalamazoo, Michigan. p9


Site Amenities / Benches MLB310 Series

www.maglin.com The bench is made of cast aluminum and steel, both recyclable materials. If wood slatting is chosen, it is made of farmed Ipe wood. Maglin is located and products are manufactured in Woodstock, Ontario.

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Site Amenities / Benches Gretchen / Balustrade Bark

Black

www.landscapeforms.com Bench back and seat are made of 100% recyclable materials, as is the packaging material. All metal is finished with Pangard II 速 polyester powdercoat, which is lead-free, hazardous air pollutants-(HAPS) free, does not generate hazardous waste, and contains less than 1% VOCs. Once processed, these trace VOCs are fully inert therefore the finish does not release airborne contaminants. Landscape Forms products are made at their facility in Kalamazoo, Michigan. p11


Site SiteAmenities Amenities/ /Bike Benches Racks

*May be customized with park logo

www.dero.com Custom racks are made of powder coated steel. Steel is the most recycled material in the world, in turn most products made from steel contain recycled material and at the end of their life cycle can be recycled. Dero is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Site SiteAmenities Amenities/ /Bike Benches Racks Loop Arc

www.bikearc.com Major components are made of steel. Steel is the most recycled material in the world, in turn most products made from steel contain recycled material and at the end of their life cycle can be recycled. Bike Arc is located in Palo Alto, CA.

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Site Amenities / Dog Waste Station

www.dogipot.com Pet waste stations are predominantly made of steel. Steel is the most recycled material in the world, in turn most products made from steel contain recycled material and at the end of their life cycle can be recycled. Biodegradeable litter pick up bags are available. DOGIPOT is located in Orlando, Florida.

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Site Amenities Site Amenities / Dog / Training Benches

www.dog-on-it-parks.com Some components are available with recycled plastic pieces. Components using steel or aluminum may be recycled. Dog-ON-it-Parks is located in Everett, Washington, and all products are manufactured in the United States.

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Site Amenities / Drinking Fountain

color: westwood brown finish: heavy sandblast

www.hawsco.com Haws products are manufactured in Nevada. Products made from concrete have a range of benefits including enhanced durability, the ability to reduce the heat island effect, as well as, the opportunity to contain recycled material or be recycled themselves. In addition, the raw materials used to manufacture concrete are common in many parts of the world and are therefore typically sourced locally.

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Site Amenities / Litter Receptacles Lakeside Collection

www.landscapeforms.com Litter receptacles are made of 100% recyclable materials, as is the packaging material. All metal is finished with Pangard II 速 polyester powdercoat, which is lead-free, hazardous air pollutants-(HAPS) free, does not generate hazardous waste, and contains less than 1% VOCs. Once processed, these trace VOCs are fully inert therefore the finish does not release airborne contaminants. Landscape Forms products are made at their facility in Kalamazoo, Michigan. p17


Site Amenities / Litter Receptacles Benches Gretchen Collection

www.landscapeforms.com Gretchen’s litter receptacle is available with PolySite recycled plastic which has a 90% recycled material content and is 100% recyclable. All metal is finished with Pangard II Ž polyester powdercoat, which is lead-free, hazardous air pollutants-(HAPS) free, does not generate hazardous waste, and contains less than 1% VOCs. Once processed, these trace VOCs are fully inert therefore the finish does not release airborne contaminants. Landscape Forms products are made at their facility in Kalamazoo, Michigan. p18


Site Amenities / Benches MLWR400 Series

www.maglin.com The litter receptacles are composed of recyclable steel, with a plastic 20 gallon insert. Maglin is located and products are manufactured in Woodstock, Ontario.

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Site Amenities / Litter Receptacles Compost Benches

On site composting reduces landfill waste and provides a tool for conservation education in the parks. A wide array of composting systems is available and may depend on site requirements. Units made from recycled materials, and/or recyclable materials are recommended.

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Site Amenities / Pet Watering Station

Chrome

www.mostdependable.com Steel is the most recycled material in the world, in turn most products made from steel contain recycled material and at the end of their life cycle can be recycled. Steel fountain components are recyclable.Most Dependable Fountains is located in Arlington, Tennessee.

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Site Amenities / Play Equipment

www.playlsi.com Landscape Structures play equipment is manufactured in the United States. Many of the structures seen here are constructed of Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete (GFRC). According to Landscape Structures, “GFRC is uv stable and won’t burn, splinter or crumble, making it virtually maintenance free.” The GFRC structures are also finished with a recycled powdercoat material which is then cleaned with recycled water. p22


Site Amenities Site Amenities / Splash /Pad Benches Equip.

www.vortex-intl.com The Vortex Water Quality Management System (WQMS) was developed for recycling and reprocessing water for conservation. The Spraypoint™ nozzle technology and automation was also designed to optimize water usage and allow the possibility of repurposing the water. Vortex is based out of Pointe-Claire, Quebec.

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Site Amenities Site Amenities / Sports / Benches Equip.

www.tomark.com Tomark products are distributed from Corona, California.

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Site Amenities Site Amenities / Sports / Benches Equip.

www.tomark.com

www.institutionalbasketballsystems.com

Tomark products are distributed from Corona, California. Institutional Basketball Systems is located in San Diego, California.

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Site Amenities Site Amenities / Sports / Benches Equip.

www.triactiveamerica.com All components are made of powder-coated steel and cast iron which are both recyclable. TriActive America is located in Grover Beach, California.

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Site Amenities Site Amenities / Sports / Benches Equip.

www.tomark.com Tomark products are distributed from Corona, California.

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Site Amenities Site Amenities / Sports / Benches Equip.

Backstops are made of steel supports and chain link. Steel is the most recycled material in the world, in turn most products made from steel contain recycled material and at the end of their life cycle can be recycled.

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Site Amenities / Tables Round Cafe Tables

www.quickcrete.com Quick Crete is located in Norco, California. Products made from concrete have a range of benefits including enhanced durability, the ability to reduce the heat island effect, as well as, the opportunity to contain recycled material or be recycled themselves. In addition, the raw materials used to manufacture concrete are common in many parts of the world and are therefore typically sourced locally.

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Site Amenities / Tables Gretchen / Balustrade

Bark

www.landscapeforms.com Seat and table are made of 100% recyclable materials, as is the packaging material. All metal is finished with Pangard II 速 polyester powdercoat, which is lead-free, hazardous air pollutants-(HAPS) free, does not generate hazardous waste, and contains less than 1% VOCs. Once processed, these trace VOCs are fully inert therefore the finish does not release airborne contaminants. Landscape Forms products are made at their facility in Kalamazoo, Michigan. p30


Site Amenities / Tables Benches MLPT210R Series

www.maglin.com Maglin’s E-coating process uses lead-free paint and chrome-free sealers in a closed system, thus significantly reducing hazardous emissions. Maglin’s Powdercoat is produced to European standards that ban the use of TGIC (Polyester Triglycidyl Isocyanurate), a flow agent directly linked to skin and respiratory ailments. TGIC-Free paint helps reduce waste because it adheres better-and meets all the expectations of powdercoat quality. The table top material is available in HD Recycled Plastic. Maglin is located and products are manufactured in Woodstock, Ontario. p31


SiteSite Amenities Amenities / Tree / Benches Grates

Finish - Cast Iron

www.nfco.com Neenah Foundry products are manufactured in Wisconsin. Their products contain a minimum 85% recycled content in the form of a minimum 35% consumer-generated scrap metal and a minimum 50% industrial-generated scrap metal.

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Hardscape / Colored Concrete

Integral Color

Color Hardener

www.scofield.com Exterior concrete hardscapes can reflect more sunlight and help to cool the atmosphere. Special formulations and colors with higher SRI and photocatalytic properties can reduce the urban heat island effect by reducing surface temperatures. This reduction has secondary benefits including decreased energy consumption. In addition, most standard colors and many custom colors of CHROMIX P (powder) contain approximately 99% recycled material. Scofield products are manufactured in Los Angeles, California. p33


Hardscape / Colored Concrete

Stains

www.scofield.com Exterior concrete hardscapes can reflect more sunlight and help to cool the atmosphere. Special formulations and colors with higher SRI and photocatalytic properties can reduce the urban heat island effect by reducing surface temperatures. This reduction has secondary benefits including decreased energy consumption. Scofield products are manufactured in Los Angeles, California.

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Hardscape / Concrete Finishes

Sand Blasted

Glass Aggregate

Products made from concrete have a range of benefits including enhanced durability, the ability to reduce the heat island effect, as well as, the opportunity to contain recycled material or be recycled themselves. In addition, the raw materials used to manufacture concrete are common in many parts of the world and are therefore typically sourced locally. Because glass is made from naturally-occurring materials like sand, it has a low rate of chemical interaction with the contents of the container, which makes it a safe material to be reused. p35


Hardscape / Concrete Finishes

Stamped Concrete

www.scofield.com Products made from concrete have a range of benefits including enhanced durability, the ability to reduce the heat island effect, as well as, the opportunity to contain recycled material or be recycled themselves. In addition, the raw materials used to manufacture concrete are common in many parts of the world and are therefore typically sourced locally.

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Hardscape / Decomposed Granite

Gravelpave2

www.invisiblestructures.com Invisible Structures products provides a load bearing pervious surface which allows for stormwater pollution filtration and treatment, a reduction in the “heat island� effect, and the ability to preserve old growth trees within areas planned for development. Invisible Structures products are manufactured in Colorado.

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Hardscape / Decomposed Granite

Stabilized Decomposed Granite which has been blended with a natural, non-toxic, water activated binder can provide a durable, permeable, natural aggregate surface. Pervious surfaces reduce stormwater runoff flow rate and volume and recharge groundwater. Pervious surfaces are an effective method of managing stormwater runoff without limiting use of a space.

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Hardscape / Pavers

www.ackerstone.com

Acker-Stone Pavers are manufactured in Corona, California and are made from concrete. Products made from concrete have a range of benefits including enhanced durability, the ability to reduce the heat island effect, as well as, the opportunity to contain recycled material or be recycled themselves. In addition, the raw materials used to manufacture concrete are common in many parts of the world and are therefore typically sourced locally. p39


Hardscape / Pervious Asphalt

Pervious pavement reduces stormwater runoff flow rate and volume, recharges groundwater and maintains stream base flows. The subgrade also filters pollutants. Pervious pavement is less prone to cracking or buckling from freezing and thawing. Studies indicate it requires less frequent repair and patching than conventional paving. In some cases, pervious pavement may reduce or eliminate the need for an underground storm drain system or a curb and gutter system. Pervious pavement is an effective method of managing stormwater runoff without limiting use of the space. p40


Hardscape / Permeable Pavers

www.ackerstone.com

Acker-Stone Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavers are designed to pull water into the soil, reducing stromwater damage and recharging the groundwater. Acker-stone Products are manufactured in Corona, California.

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Hardscape / Play Surfacing

www.pebbleflex.com

The cushion layers used in Pebble-Flex safety surface implementations are made from 100% recycled materials. The pebbles are made of 20% recycled materials and are in turn recyclable. Water circulated through PF meets US EPA standards for drinking water. When tested for extraction of 40 different potentially harmful chemical compounds none were detected. All elements of the Pebble-Flex safety surface are made exclusively in the United States. p42


Hardscape / Recycled Plastics

www.american-plasticlumber.com American Plastic Lumber is made from recycled milk jugs. Each chair contains thousands of old milk jugs and one foot of 2x4 contains hundreds of used milk jugs. American Plastic Lumber products are manufactured in the United States.

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Hardscape / Sports Court

www.novasports.com Novacrylic速 sport surfacing systems are 100% acrylic, non-hazardous materials for sports such as tennis, basketball, inline hockey, tracks and shuffleboard. Our surfaces are designed for indoor and outdoor use, over asphalt or concrete. Novacrylic is located in Milford, Massachusetts.

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Hardscape / Sports Court

www.fieldturf.com

FieldTurf is 100% lead free and 100% recyclable. Installing a FieldTurf artificial grass system for home landscaping alone can save 56,000 gallons of water per year. And on an average-sized sports field, that number skyrockets to millions of gallons per year. FieldTurf eliminates the need for pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides, as well as fuel-powered mowing, aerating and re-seeding. In addition the rubber infill is made up of recycled tires. FieldTurf is manufactured in Calhoun, Georgia. p45


Lighting / Bollards 1410, 1431 Bollards

www.vistapro.com LED lighting fixtures have the potential to reduce electricity used for lighting by 50%. LEDs are also directional and low light emitting, allowing for more precise lighting while reducing urban light pollution. The 1410 and 1431 LED bollard is rated for 50,000 hours of operation. Vista Lighting is manufactured in Simi Valley, California.

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Lighting / Pathway 96 Line LED Square 963

www.sitelighting.com LED lighting fixtures have the potential to reduce electricity used for lighting by 50%. LEDs are also directional and low light emitting, allowing for more precise lighting while reducing urban light pollution. Gardco products are manufactured in San Marcos, Texas.

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Lighting / Pole Lighting LifeLED with Domus Luminaire

www.lumec.com LED lighting fixtures have the potential to reduce electricity used for lighting by 50%. LEDs are also directional and low light emitting, allowing for more precise lighting while reducing urban light pollution. Reduced maintenance costs and a longer life are another significant benefit to using LEDs. Lumec’s LifeLED is flexible in that the LED component is inserted within select existing luminaire styles. Lumec products are manufactured in Quebec, Canada. p48


Lighting / Sports Lighting

www.musco.com

Light Structure Green greatly reduces life cycle costs due to maintenance and energy use. The system also greatly improves light control, reducing light bleed to other fields or neighboring areas, as well as greatly limiting its contribution to light pollution. Light-Structure Green cuts energy and maintenance costs in half through improved reflector technology, a 25-year maintenance program, and ControlLink速 automated scheduling system. Musco products for US distribution are manufactured in Iowa. p49


Lighting / Uplighting LS343LED / LS363LED / LS393LED / LS563LED

www.lumascape.com LED lighting fixtures have the potential to reduce electricity used for lighting by 50%. LEDs are also directional and low light emitting, allowing for more precise lighting while reducing urban light pollution. Lumascape products are manufactured in San Carlos, California.

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Site Architecture / Shade Structures

www.rcpshelters.com

RCP Shelters are manufactured in Florida. RCP Shelters are made predominantly from steel. Steel is the most recycled material in the world, in turn most products made from steel contain recycled material and at the end of their life cycle can be recycled.

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Site Architecture / Shade Structures

www.tensileshadeproducts.com Tensile Shade Products are designed and fabricated in The United States. Steel is the most recycled material in the world, in turn most products made from steel contain recycled material and at the end of their life cycle can be recycled.

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Walls and Fencing / Block Walls

Products made from concrete have a range of benefits including enhanced durability, the ability to reduce the heat island effect, as well as, the opportunity to contain recycled material or be recycled themselves. In addition, the raw materials used to manufacture concrete are common in many parts of the world and are therefore typically sourced locally.

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Walls and Fencing / Chain Link

Black or Green PVC coating

Chain link fencing is made from steel. Steel is the most recycled material in the world, in turn most products made from steel contain recycled material and at the end of their life cycle can be recycled.

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Walls and Fencing /

Concrete

Products made from concrete have a range of benefits including enhanced durability, the ability to reduce the heat island effect, as well as, the opportunity to contain recycled material or be recycled themselves. In addition, the raw materials used to manufacture concrete are common in many parts of the world and are therefore typically sourced locally.

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Walls and Fencing / Railing and Guard Rails

Concrete Split-Rail Fence

www.artisanprecast.com Artisan Precast Products are manufactured in California and Tennessee. Products made from concrete have a range of benefits including enhanced durability, the ability to reduce the heat island effect, as well as, the opportunity to contain recycled material or be recycled themselves. In addition, the raw materials used to manufacture concrete are common in many parts of the world and are therefore typically sourced locally. Custom steel handrails are also an appropriate option. Steel is the most recycled material in the world, in turn most products made from steel contain recycled material and at the end of their life cycle can be recycled.

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Walls and Fencing / Tube Steel

www.ameristarfence.com Ameristar Montage panels and posts are produced from steel containing a minimum recycled content of 62%. Permacoat and E coat, greatly reduce, and in some cases eliminate, emissions of harmful VOC, NO, NOX and SOX gases into the atmosphere. All corrugated packaging material contain a minimum of 66% recycled content, plus all corner board material contains 100% recycled content. Ameristar products are manufactured in Tulsa, Oklahoma. p57


Walls and Fencing / Wire Mesh

www.omegafence.com Omega Fence Systems are manufactured in Canada. The tubes and the mesh panels used by OMEGAII to manufacture the fence framework are produced from approximately 20% to 80% recycled steel. The amount can vary depending on the steel vendor. Approximately 80% of the recycled scrap mix originates from post-consumer sources such as shredded automobiles, obsolete household appliances and other similar consumer products. The remaining 20% originates from pre-consumer sources such as steel plant returns and manufacturing residues. p58


Wayfinding / Interpretive Signs

www.kvoindustries.com

The majority of KVO Industires products are manufactured in California, the remaining components are manufactured within the United States. Components of the KVO products are made from steel which is the most recycled material in the world, in turn most products made from steel contain recycled material and at the end of their lifecycle can be recycled.

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Wayfinding / Monument Signs

Monument signs will be built using locally sourced stone, concrete and steel. Local stone will create a connection with the local landscape and reduce resource use for transportation of materials. Products made from concrete have a range of benefits including enhanced durability, the ability to reduce the heat island effect, as well as, the opportunity to contain recycled material or be recycled themselves. In addition, the raw materials used to manufacture concrete are common in many parts of the world and are therefore typically sourced locally. Recycled steel or aluminum materials are often available for use as well. p60


Wayfinding / Pedestrian Signs

www.kvoindustries.com

The majority of KVO Industires products are manufactured in California, the remaining components are manufactured within the United States. Components of the KVO products are made from steel which is the most recycled material in the world, in turn most products made from steel contain recycled material and at the end of their life cycle can be recycled.

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Site Amenities Plant Material / Benches / Theme

Images: www.sanjoseca.gov, www.montrosegardens.org, media.awwca.ca

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Site Amenities Plant Material / Benches / Theme

Images: blog.ewm.com, BMLA,www.wildnatureimages.com

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Site Amenities Plant / Benches Material / Trees

Scientific Name

Common name

Cercis occidentalis

Western Redbud

Chilopsis linearis

Desert Willow

Feijoa sellowiana

Pineapple Guava

Olea europea ‘Swan Hill’

Olive

Pinus halepensis

Aleppo Pine

Platanus acerifolia

London Plane

Platanus racemosa

Western Sycamore

Quercus agrifolia

Coast Live Oak

Quercus lobata

Valley Oak

Sambucus mexicana

Blue Elderberry

Suitable

Less Suitable

Not Suitable

Images: www.troymi.gov, www.ojaitrees.com, www.ag.arizona.edu, home-and-garden.webshots.com, www.geographylists.com

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Site Amenities Plant/Material Benches/ Shrubs

Scientific Name

Common name

Agave sp. Aloe sp. Alyogyne huegelii

Blue Hibiscus

Buddleia davidii

Butterfly Bush

Carpenteria californica

Bush Anemone

Coleonema pulchellum

Pink Breath of Heaven

Dasylirion wheeleri

Desert Spoon

Dendromecon harfordii

Island Bush Poppy

Echium candicans

Pride of Madeira

Epilobium canum

California Fuschsia

Eriogonum fasciculatum

Buckwheat

Escallonia fradesii

Pink Escallonia

Grevellia sp. Heteromeles arbutifolia

Toyon

Holodiscus sp.

Holodiscus

Huechera hybrids

Coral Bells

Suitable

Less Suitable

Not Suitable

Images: www.prairiestarflowers.com, www.lakesidenursery.net, www.calfloranursery.com, botanicalgarden.berkeley.edu, forums.gardenweb.com

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Site Plant Amenities Material / /Benches Shrubs

Scientific Name

Common name

Lavendula angustifolia

English Lavender

Lavatera bicolor

Tree Mallow

Ligustrum japonicum

Japanese Privet

Lupinus albifrons

Bush Lupine

Mimulus hybrids

Monkey Flower

Osmanthus fragrans

Sweet Olive

Photinia fraserii

Fraser's Photinia

Pittosporum sp.

Mock Orange

Prunus ilicifolia

Hollyleaf Cherry

Rapheolepis indica

India Hawthorne

Rhamnus californica

Coffeeberry

Ribes sp.

Gooseberry

Rosmarinus officinalis

Rosemary

Salvia sp.

Sage

Salvia mellifera

Black Sage

Yucca whipplei

Our Lord's Candle

Suitable

Less Suitable

Not Suitable

Images: www.horticultureunlimited.com, www.smgrowers.com, www.gardensandplants.com, www.entomology.cornell.edu, maggiemccain.com

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PlantSite Material Amenities / Groundcover / Benches

Scientific Name

Common name

Achillea millefolium

Yarrow

Arctostaphylos

Manzanita

Baccharis pilularis

Dwarf Coyote Brush

Ceanothus sp.

California Lilac

Cistus

Rockrose

Convolvulus cneorum

Bush Morning Glory

Helianthemum scoparium

Sun Rose

Lantana montevidensis

Lantana

Suitable

Less Suitable

Not Suitable

Images: www.mauways.co.nz, www.nativeson.com, fromseedtotable.blogspot.com, www.mahonianursery.com, flower.flyinamber.com

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Site Plant Amenities Material // Benches Grasses

Scientific Name

Common name

Carex tumulicola

Foothill Sedge

Festuca californica

California Fescue

Festuca ovina ‘glauca’

Dwarf Blue Fescue

Helictotrichon sempervirens

Blue Oat Grass

Melica californica

California Melic

Muhlenbergia rigens

Deer Grass

Nassella pulchra

Purple Needlegrass

Pennisetum setaceum

Purple Fountain Grass

Suitable

Less Suitable

Not Suitable

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Scientific Name

Common name

Campsis radicans

Trumpet Creeper

Clematis lasiantha

Chaparral Clematis

Macfadenya unguis-cati

Cat’s Claw

Vitis californica 'Roger's Red'

Wild Grape

Suitable

Less Suitable

Not Suitable

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