Project Name:
The Mall of San Juan
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Completion date:

Project Team:
Client – Plaza Internacional, LLC (Taubman)
Landscape Architect – Grissim Metz Andriese Associates
Irrigation contractor – LCD, Landscape Contractors and Designers

Irrigation Components:
Irrigation equipment – Hunter
Control system – Baseline

Irrigation Watersource:

Design Objective:
Design highly efficient irrigation system for the Mall, Saks fifth Avenue anchor store, Nordstrom anchor store, and adjacent PR-8 highway plantings.
Irrigation components need to resist vandalism.
Design needed to integrate flexibility for future phasing.
Design included building façade elevated planters.

Drought during construction reduced watering during establishment.
Inconsistent electrical power for controllers.
Because of local watering restrictions, the final walkthrough was conducted between 8 PM and 4 AM.

Additional Work/Phasing:
None at this time