Rancho Desierto Bello Park

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This neighborhood park in Horizon City, Texas is part of a planned subdivision. The park offers a playground, plaza and a sand play area in an underserved part of the city.

Saipan Ledo Park Pond

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The Saipan residential district is very close to the University Medical Center in El Paso, TX. City officials were concerned about residents there after a major flood in 2006. The city purchased 8 acres of flood damaged residential land and relocated its residents. In its place they installed an award winning, innovative storm water drainage pond and green space.

Pavilions Shopping Center

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Designing a master landscaping plan for this 20-acre shopping center at I-40 and San Mateo Boulevard in Albuquerque, New Mexico was no easy task. The process entailed addressing all of the practices and requirements of Albuquerque’s Development Review Board, meeting the immediate needs of the Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority and observing New Mexico Department of Transportation traffic regulations.

Albuquerque GI/LID Standard Details

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The purpose of this project was to develop standard details for green infrastructure and low impact development strategies that could be incorporated into the Design Process Manual for the City of Albuquerque. The 14 details range from highly urban interventions such as storm water planter boxes and curb extension retrofits to non-urban interventions such as contour swales and Zuni bowls.

Hahn Arroyo Master Plan and Design

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Sites Southwest teamed with Smith Engineering for the design and rebuild of the Hahn. The primary purpose of the project was to replace the drainage lining while addressing water quality.

Riverside Vocational Park Pond

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This storm water drainage pond had long been an eyesore- fenced off and adjacent to a high school and middle school in El Paso, TX. With the help of Sites Southwest, it’s been converted into an innovative green space.

High Desert Community, Various Projects

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This 1,000-acre parcel in Albuquerque, New Mexico encompasses about 2,300 dwelling units built over about 14 years. At the completion of each phase, parks were installed, streetscapes and trails designed/constructed and open space enhanced. Sites Southwest assisted in the development of the approved plant list and landscape revegetation guidelines, participated in the community review committee and designed landscape and irrigation for many projects.