CONTRA COSTA HOPE HOUSE
ABLA worked with the Client to determine the existing conditions. Contra Costa County has specific visual design landscape standards.
Existing pedestrian circulation, outdoor gathering area and hardscape parking area on east side (near Irene Street)
Softscape areas to reflect existing native vegetation
Preserve existing trees.
Update hardscape materials: wood, cast-in-place integrally colored concrete or permeable concrete pavers, stone pavers.
Update site furnishings: comfortable chairs and tables
Update softscape: Trees – 24” box, shrubs 5 gallon, ground covers 1 gallon or flat ground cover. All plant materials to be locally sourced.
Update irrigation: tree bubblers, subsurface drip irrigation, programmable irrigation controllers, separate irrigation valves and circuits, remote automatic rain sensor.