Working with the owner/developers and a team of artists, architects and native plants experts, the rugged natural character of farm and floodplain was preserved even as residential and commercial environments were built. The innate qualities of the site are reflected in the new developments.
On half of the Frito-Lay corporate campus in Plano, TX, we used perennials collected from the co-founder’s personal garden to memorialize the founder. For the employee lunch area, a Jens Jensen-style council ring was designed in cooperation with architect Dan Shipley. Native Texas limestone walls and steps cascade down the slopes, intermingled with flowering perennials and shade trees.