Berkeley Bicycle/Pedestrian Bridge Plazas and Dona Spring Animal Care Shelter for the City of Berkeley. The project, designed by The Planning Center | DC&E provides a welcoming and inviting respite along the Aquatic Park lagoon and Bay Trail link and entrance to the new City of Berkeley state-of-the-art animal shelter.
Donna Spring Animal Shelter
1 Bolivar Drive, Berkeley CA
1 Bolivar Drive
Bay Friendly Rater
47,650 sq ft
Grounds Open To Public?
Bay-Friendly Rated Landscape Score
Bay-Friendly Landscape Highlights
- e interpretive art panels within the lagoon fencing and an embossed cast iron map of city bikeways in the plaza paving.
- Bay-Friendly practices were incorporated throughout including native plantings, on-site stormwater management, sustainable and recycled materials, and permeable paving.
- The green roof, planted with succulent and native insectary plants provides additional stormwater benefits and bee and butterfly habitat.
- Saves 144,390 gallons of water per year and reduces greenhouse gas emissions by between 10.55 – 27.35 tons of CO2e over the life of the project .