IVY STATION

Client Lowe Enterprises
Location Culver City

Ivy Station is a mixed-use transit-oriented development adjacent to the Expo Line station in Culver City. At the heart of the project is an urban park that embraces, unites, and draws community and Metro riders into the site.

GREEN TI: TERMINAL ISLAND FREEWAY MASTER PLAN

Client City of Long Beach
Location Long Beach

The Terminal lsland Freeway Transition Plan will result in a conceptual plan to decommission the City-owned segment of the TI Freeway from Pacific Coast Highway north to Willow Street on the west side of the City of Long Beach.

LONG BEACH AIRPORT TERMINAL

Client City of Long Beach, Department of Public Works
Location Long Beach

Long Beach Airport is a prominent civic gateway for thousands of travelers. The landscape is composed of two intersecting open-air concourses designed to evoke the character of coastal and riparian environments throughout Long Beach.  

This unique design approach underscores Southern California’s indoor/outdoor lifestyle complete with an ever popular linear outdoor fire pit, a wifi hightop bar inside to easily and enjoyable recharge electronics, and generous outdoor wooden benches for visitors to linger waiting to board their plane.  

SANTA MONICA COLLEGE CAMPUS QUAD

Client Santa Monica College
Location Santa Monica

A bold, arcing pedestrian promenade lined by a double row of elegant date palms and a broad concrete site wall links the north and south ends of the campus core, bridging the gap between the recently completed Library and the existing Pico Boulevard entry to the campus, including the Student Services facility and transit plaza in a distinctive Southern California vernacular.

MARSH PARK

Client Mountains Recreation & Conservation Authority (MRCA)
Location Elysian Valley, Los Angeles

The site of a former glass factory, the Design Team rehabilitated a blighted site in Central Los Angeles into a vibrant urban landscape connecting visitors to the LA River and bike trail.  Importantly, an arroyo and river marsh system clean and infiltrate urban run off before pollutants enter the river ecology. 

Though discrete, the landscape brings nature and habitat into a very compact and hardscaped part of Los Angeles, and provides a robust demonstration of site regeneration through native planting, turning a derelict site into a prized neighborhood park space. 

 

SPACE 134 FREEWAY CAP PARK

Client Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG)/City of Glendale
Location Glendale

RELM is conceptually designing the 27-acre “cap park” over the 134 Freeway, through the heart of Downtown Glendale, a green seam that repairs the tear that the freeway made through the city when it was constructed. The large open space within the downtown core addresses the lack of public park space in LA County, where it is estimated that almost 2 out of 3 children do not live within walking distance of a park, playground or open space.

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