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San Diego Food Bank

landLAB collaborated with OBR Architects on the San Diego Foodbank’s refresh of their existing wharehouse building. The goal of the project was to provide an opportunity for Donor Recognition, create useable outdoor areas for staff, provide learning opportunities with a demonstration urban veggie garden and composting area revitalizing and activating un-programmed and unused spaces. A The project incorporates on site stormwater, and low water use plantings.


Cal Poly Pomona Student Housing

landLAB teamed with Steinberg Architects and PCL Construction on the Cal Poly Pomona Student Housing Design Build Competition. The landscape concept for the new student housing village is connection and community. Creating an attractive, fun, safe and healthy neighborhood and home for students and their families. The landscape strives to increase opportunities for social interaction and collaboration, places to study, hang out or play. While the proposed landscape is cohesive in character, smaller zones within the larger development provide a variety of different spaces for the residents.

competition, masterplan

Cal State Fullerton Titan Student Union Expansion

landLAB was on the winning Design Build Team with STEINBERG Architect and PCL Construction for the CSU Fullerton Titan Student Union Expansion.

design build, education, higher education, leed

Las Colinas Detention and Reentry Facility

A multi-disciplinary team consisting of Barnhart Balfour Beatty, KMD Architects, HMC Architects and landLAB landscape architecture and environmental design was selected as the winning team for the San Diego County Women’s Detention Facility Competition in Santee, California. Integrating the facility into the existing community was one of the many design challenges this unique project and program presented.

design build, institutional, leed, masterplan

CSU San Marcos Student Health and Counseling Center

landLAB and RNT collaborated on a design build competition for the new Student Health and Counseling Services facility at the California State University, San Marcos campus. The landscape concept utilizes the existing topography; incorporating the concept of hillside, valley and plain. The ‘Hillside’ slopes will be vegetated with Coast Live Oak trees and a fragrant, native understory. The ‘Valley’ is represented by the buildings negative space; this more private North face is perfect for shade loving plants and Riparian species as the lush landscape spills out in to the open meadow. The ‘Plain’ or meadow area lies in the footprint of the future Phase 2 building. Native grasses and flowering perennials double as a sensory, healing garden and storm-water retention garden.


West Campus Pointe Entry

landLAB collaborated with GENSLER on the entry court and signage redesign for the newly renovated Campus Pointe office and research Facility. The team was hired to come up with a creative solution to direct visitors to the front door of the facility as the entered the site through a large surface parking lot. The solution was to provide signage, site lighting and visual clues in the landscape planting to direct visitors to the main entry which was redesigned to have a large, dramatic wall with signage, with bold swaths of textured plant material and rock of varying sizes as a the centerpiece to the drop-off area, providing a dramatic contrast to the simple background plantings in the parking lot.


Cerritos Town Center Refresh


Imperial Valley Center for Exceptional Children

landLAB collaborated with HMC Architects, and the Imperial County Office of Education on the new Imperial Valley Center for Exceptional Children, in El Centro California. The new facility (designed for severely handicapped children) is the first building to be constructed as part of the master plan for the new educational campus.

education, k-12

La Jolla Shores Residence

landLAB teamed with Domus Studios Architects on the private residence of La Jolla Shores residence project located in La Jolla, California.


Villas at Gower

landLAB collaborated with architects Killefer Flammang on Villas at Gower a non-profit transitional housing and community outreach facility in West Hollywood, California.

housing, leed