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Inside the Box

Los Angeles Times
Written by: Emily Young

The goal was to design a garden that would entice residents of the new WestEnd condo complex in Marina Del Rey to gather with neighbors and cultivate community. The challenge was the site, a courtyard of sun-baked concrete above a subterranean parking garage. And the solution? Created by Santa Monica landscape architect Mark Tessier, it earned a design award from the local chapter of American Society of Landscape Architects.