Eleanor McKinney  
phone: (512) 445-5202
Landscape Architect fax: (512) 445-3432
 

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Oak Creek Plaza

In 2006 Eastbourne Investments purchased 7.65 acres North of Parmer Lane to develop into a LEED Certified Office Building. The design focused on preserving 5.73 acres of undeveloped woodlands and a creek to create a naturalistic landscape setting that would serve to nestle the building into the woodlands.

The detention pond was covered in a native grass mix. No turf areas were used and no exotic grass was specified. Existing trees were preserved as much as possible. A handicap ramp from the sidewalk at the street curved gently up through planting beds with native ornamental trees and perennials. Retaining walls of native limestone blended back into the adjacent hillside.