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Centennial Way – Phoenix, Arizona

Centennial Way - Phoenix, Arizona

  Waibel & Associates, Entellus, and Achen Gardner had the unique opportunity as a design team: to redefine the state’s most remarkable historic corridor which connects downtown Phoenix to the state capitol building, all in time for the Arizona Centennial Celebration on February 14, 2012. Centennial Way represents a successful collaboration between the City of […]


MCSO – Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Headquarters

MCSO - Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Headquarters

Waibel & Associates Landscape Architecture,working as a sub consultant to GLA (Architect) had the privilege to provide landscape architectural design for this notable architectural statement in downtown Phoenix.  Jan Lorant, architect has created a visually amazing structure for the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Department/911 Call Center. The plaza areas surrounding the structure create an amazing curb […]


City of Phoenix Crime Lab – Phoenix, Arizona

City of Phoenix Crime Lab - Phoenix, Arizona

The City of Phoenix Police Department developed a downtown city block for a full service,state of the art crime lab and underground parking garage. Raised planters were designed with structural soil mix appropriate for the structure and to support low water use plant materials. The street level plaza was designed to arrange the planters and […]


Mesa Drive Streetscape

Mesa Drive Streetscape

Mesa Drive Streetscape, City of Mesa street improvements and entry monument project currently under construction with an  anticipated completion in early to mid 2014. Working as a sub-consultant to Entellus (civil/structural engineers), Waibel & Associates provided landscape and decorative element design for an updated look for Mesa Drive as a gateway into downtown Mesa.  See […]


Dobson University Transit Shelters

Dobson University Transit Shelters

The City of Mesa needed new shelters at the transit stops to accompany an intersection improvement project at Dobson and University Drive.  New shelters have been installed at the southeast and northwest corners.  In addition to the shelters, there is seating, trash containers, and bike racks.  Waibel & Associates designed the shelters and specified the […]


Roosevelt Row – Phoenix, Arizona

Roosevelt Row - Phoenix, Arizona

The City of Phoenix retained Waibel & Associates and Entellus to provide conceptual design work and set up a framework for future development of a pedestrian style streetscape in a local arts community in downtown Phoenix.  Using Phoenix’  new form based zoning code a set of design guidelines were written to define responsibilities of the […]


Fiesta District Police Station

Fiesta District Police Station

The Fiesta District Police Station provides a neighborhood location for a new office facility for 125 police/administrative staff in the Fiesta District at Grove and Westwood, east of the Fiesta Mall. Saemisch-DiBella Architects, architects for the building, partnered with Waibel & Associates Landscape Architects who provided the design for landscape and hardscape.  The planting pallette […]


Paradise Valley Mall Transit Center – Phoenix, Arizona

Paradise Valley Mall Transit Center - Phoenix, Arizona

A transit platform with existing mature vegetation, seating areas, and transit amenities was renovated to bring the facility into compliance with the American Disabilities Act and provide updated design, materials, and appearance without sacrificing existing shade trees. Included in the scope of the project was: refurbishing a driver’s rest room building, addition of security camera […]


Engel Hall at Chandler Gilbert Community College – Williams Gateway, Mesa, Arizona

Engel Hall at Chandler Gilbert Community College – Williams Gateway, Mesa, Arizona

Partnering with GLA, Inc. as the building architects, Waibel & Associates had the opportunity to design hardscape and landscaping for outdoor plazas and spaces at Engel Hall Nursing Building and Amphitheater. Spaces were created for students by providing shaded areas for outdoor study and gathering, as well as places to relax between classes. A 900 […]


Desert Botanical Garden Entry – Phoenix, Arizona

Desert Botanical Garden Entry - Phoenix, Arizona

The City of Phoenix partnered with the Desert Botanical Garden to create better traffic flow, street lighting, and improved access and visibility along Galvin Parkway at the entrance to the garden.  The Desert Botanical Garden has been a city treasure since 1939 and continues to be a prime destination point in Papago Park for visitors […]


7th Avenue Pedestrian Amenities – Phoenix, Arizona

7th Avenue Pedestrian Amenities - Phoenix, Arizona

This project was a public / private partnership between Arizona State University, thelocal Merchant’s Association, and departments at the City of Phoenix including: Streets Transportation, the Arts Commission, Planning, and Neighborhood Services. The projectcombines shade canopies, lighting, decorative ground planes, landscape and signage, seating,and art panels to provide a unique urban design and impetus for […]


2nd Avenue Streetscape

2nd Avenue Streetscape

The 2nd Avenue Streetscape serves as an important pedestrian and vehicular thoroughfare, connecting Downtown Phoenix to the Roosevelt Historic District a mile north. The orientation of the street lends way to views of the Downtown Phoenix skyline as well as the quaint streets of the Roosevelt Historic District. Historic buildings and steady pedestrian traffic make […]