Where the blooms will grow
On 20 Sept, 2018, Michelle Lazo, ACAD student designer, and Michelle Reid, City of Calgary Cultural Landscape Lead, met with Water for Riley in Riley Park. The mission: finalize where each bloom would be planted, and in what configuration.
Staking out the site
The fabricators and engineers are aware the foundation pad design must accommodate all types and heights of wheels so that the drinking fountains are fully accessible.
It’s so exciting to have progressed to these decision points.
Meanwhile, Trail looks like he just wants the decisions made already so he can get a drink in Riley Park. Come to think of it, after the years of effort, W4R agrees and looks forward to that time too.
The W4R team emails and data exchanges have been rich and thick. The fantastic team collaborating to ensure all the pieces of the drinking fountain fit together and will hook up to the Riley Park water line includes:
TLJ Engineering Consultants Ltd., mechanical and electrical consulting engineers,
IBI Group, experts in design and engineering,
Heavy Industries, the fabricators who build and install art and architecture all over the world, and soon in Riley Park,
All the donors, sponsors and local supporters, to whom W4R is so very grateful.
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