La Quinta Landscaped Medians
Location: La Quinta, California
DEA landscape architects provided final construction drawings for five major roadways throughout the city. Project locations were Washington Street, Eisenhower Drive, Calle Tampico, Avenue 50, and Calle Sinaloa. Design elements included theme-related planting (in accordance with the city’s landscape guidelines), ornamental lighting, decorative hardscape, placement of boulders, cobble, and gold fines, and “art in public places“ on the primary entry areas. Project tasks also included preparing preliminary and final cost estimates and specifications, and providing assistance during bidding and construction.