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Las Vegas Springs Preserve

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333 Valley View Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV
Alternate Name(s):
  • Springs Preserve
Opened: 2007-05
Cost: $250 M
Other Size Measure: 180-acre
Owners: Las Vegas Valley Water District
Funders: Las Vegas Valley Water District $48 M from federal land sales
Contractors: J.A. Tiberti Construction and Whiting-Turner Constructing Co. (General Contractors)
Schematic Design Team: Aldrich Pears Associates ; Bufo, Inc.; ESG Construction Consultants; JW Zunino & Associates, Inc; Lucchesi Galati Architects; Scot D. Medbury; The Office of Thomas J. Martin; Operations Research Consulting Associates; Parametrix, Inc.; The Portico Group; PowerLight Corp.; Southwest Wetlands Group; University of Nevada, Las Vegas, School of Architecture; Natural Systems International; C+B Nevada Inc.; Poggmeyer Design Group; Carson Taylor Harvey Inc.
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Description: Master Plan
Applying for LEED Platnium Certification
Listed on the National Register for Historic Places in 1978
Award(s) Won:
Extra Note: “AIA, Las Vegas Chapter, honors local projects.” Construction Connection (Nov. 1999): 18.

“Architects host annual design awards gala.” Las Vegas Review Journal 24 October 1999: 1M,

Hopkins, Carmel. “Reserve project progresses.” Las Vegas Review Journal 4 January 2003: 2E.

Hoversten, Mark. “The Centrality of Land-Based Issues in Design Education: Architecture Within Landscape.” 306090, September 2004, 37-41.

Hoversten, Mark Elison; JW Zunino & Associates; Galati Lucchesi Architects, Inc.; and Zukosky, Kim A. Las Vegas Springs Preserve: Preliminary Schematic Site Plan. Las Vegas: 1999. UNLV Arch Bk Stks SB482.N32 L35 1999

Illia, Tony. 2005. "Vegas to Convert Old Water Springs Site into Nature Preserve Park." Architectural Record, May 2005, 70

Illia, Tony. "[Best Master-Plan]- The Architecture Issue". Citylife. August 19-25, 2004.

Illia, Tony. “Green Acres: Springs Preserve Restores a Desert Oasis.” Southwest Contractor. June 2007. [Online]. Available: Accessed June 7, 2007.

Lucchesi, Raymond. “A Gathering Place.” Urban Land, September 2002, 59.

"Nevada Best of 2007: Springs Preserve." Southwest Contractor. December 2007: 71.

“New and notable.” Architecture Las Vegas 1, n.1 (Jan. 2001): 18-19.

“New and notable.” Architecture Las Vegas 1, n.2 (Fall/Winter 2001): 8-10.

Projects. [online] Available: Accessed October 20th, 2005.

Rogers, Keith “State museum getting new home: springs preserve was home to some of area’s first inhabitants.” Las Vegas Review Journal. 20 November 2006. [Online]. Accessed November, 20 2006.

“Sustainability, the straw that stirs Las Vegas: non-gaming attraction celebrates Las Vegas’ natural resources, history.” AIA LV Forum: Project News 2007 January.

AIA Nevada Design Awards (1999) Entry No. 99NVU122, Nevada Citation Award. UNLV Architecture Studies Library holds: entry form, photos, plans, drawings

UNLV Architecture Studies Library holds: projects statement, site plan, elevations, and
renderings. Boards mounted on foam core 16” x 20”.

"Trail Evokes Memories of Past" Las Vegas Sun pg8 August 20, 2006 LVO COL 22
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