Castellar Apartments

Los Angeles, California    Developer Amcal Communities    Architect VTBS Architects

TGP, Inc. prepared landscape design and construction documents for 102 affordable apartment units in the Chinatown area of downtown Los Angeles. The projects consists of four-story buildings over two floors of subterranean parking. The landscape design incorporates a number of traditional Chinese landscape elements, such as a moon gate, screen walls, rich paving, an undulating ‘dragon’ wall cap, and a ‘twisted bridge’ pathway. The plant palette utilizes a number of plants typically found in a Chinese Garden.  The project opened in October 2003.