The Northern California Children’s Hospital project was renovated in 2018, doubling the size with a new building. Brookwater Irrigation Consultants won the premier Excellence in Irrigation Design Award from the American Society of Irrigation Consultants for this project! The design included a rainwater catchment system, central control two-wire system with drip irrigation to the many extensive green roof gardens and outdoor spaces. The hospital is LEED Platinum rated.
The building integrates nature seamlessly into its layout, with almost four acres of gardens and green spaces for patients, families, visitors, and staff to enjoy. The landscape also provides natural habitats for local birds and insects. The landscape consists primarily of drought tolerant plants and specially blended low water turf. The gardens consist of:
Location: Palo Alto, California
Reference: Glen Philips 415-955-2957
Services: Irrigation Design
Firm Role: Subconsultant
Awards: Excellence in Irrigation Design by the American Society of Irrigation Consultants