|02-14-2017 9:08 AM
North Sciences Quad earns top honors for commercial construction
The North Sciences Quad earned the 2016 Illinois Landscape Contractors Association Gold Award for Commercial Landscape Construction. The North Sciences Quad has a self-sustaining water retention system, which holds 150,000 gallons of water that is reused for the sites' irrigation. The North Sciences Quad sits on 1.3 acres of land, about two-thirds of which are landscaped with 150 trees, 30,000 perennials, ground cover, ornamental grasses, 250 shrubs and 150 vines. It also includes space for 200 bike racks.