DeLorenzo International, as a sub-consultant to Coastal Sage Landscape Architects and general contractor BN Builders, have been contracted to design the landscape for the new Borrego Springs Library and a separate Sheriff's Substation, as well as a new 16-acre community park.
The new library will be approximately 13,500 square feet, and is expected to open late 2018. The new library will offer offer empowering services that will educate the community, such as free access to a collection of 42 million books, DVD movies, and music CDs.
Phase 1 of the paek will include an amphitheater, an observatory, shaded playgrounds, shaded picnic areas, an educational "Walk of the Cosmos" with decorative images of the plantets sized and spaced to relative scale imbedded in the pavement, dog park, and other recreational amenities.
In addition, the Library and Park landscapes will include sustainabile design elements such as passive rain water harvesting and low impact design, that will include combinations of components including micro basins, berms, swales, permaculture, permeable pavement, micro check dams and bioswales. The park is expected to open late summer 2018.