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Cumberland Elementary School Outdoor Classroom

Cumberland Elementary School Outdoor Classroom

Customer: West Lafayette School Coroporation

Date: Summer, 2003

This project is an excellent illustration of our landscape contracting services and our diverse service offerings. The courtyard was a weedy, over grown mess. The West Lafayette Community School Corporation hired the architecture firm of Durkin, Shoulders, Veasey and Parrot to redesign the courtyard. GardenArt was the successful bidder for the project.

It's scope included drainage (both flat roofs drain into the area) using a dry creek bed, concrete paver walkways, decomposed granite pathways, geometric raised planters for school projects, a bridge to span the dry creek bed, a water garden, fencing to provide security, the use of outcropping stone to create a small outdoor classroom setting and extensive plantings.

As problems cropped up, we worked with the Landscape Architect of record to develop creative solutions which maintained the spirit of the design while fitting the realities of the site.

This project, relative to conventional classrooms, provides the WLCSC with an excellent value and a unique outdoor learning environment.

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