Seventeen years after Ken Smith Workshop’s master plan for Irvine, California’s Great Park was approved, an updated scheme will envision a new era for the park. SWA Group’s Laguna Beach studio has released its plans for the 1,200-acre Orange County park, working with local planning and urban design firm Kellenberg Studio.
Currently, the park features a visitors center, outdoor agricultural classroom, water park, extensive athletic facilities, an arts complex, considerable parking space, and 1.5 miles of pedestrian and cycling trails, that will soon be joined by an amphitheater, museum complex, botanical garden, and public library.
Built on the site of the former Marine Corps
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