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ASLA 2003 Design Merit Award

Jinji Lake Public Open Space, Park, and Landscape, Suzhou, China
Landscape Architect:
EDAW, Inc., San Francisco, CA
Client: Suzhou Industrial Park Administrative Committee (SIPAC)

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Right click to download full size image Boy on Planets – Reflecting a playful approach, a neighborhood plaza incorporates a symbolic version of the solar system, with over-scaled planets carved out of solid granite. The planets are linked with narrow stainless steel ‘rings’ inlaid into the granite flooring to indicate their orbiting paths. Beyond, tall granite columns mark the location of a central neighborhood gathering space overlooking the lake. (Photo by: Dixi Carrillo)
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