Wimmer Yamada and Caughey provided landscape design and final plans for the initial construction phase of California State University San Marcos which is located on a beautiful hillside in northern San Diego County.


  • Initial phase included main entry drive, campus entry stairs and student plazas
  • Campus parkway features over 100 Tipu trees which create a striking promenade
  • Craven Hall showcases a grand entry staircase and water feature
  • Landscape features a drought tolerant plant palette including arid flowering trees and shrubs and is complimentary to the natural character of the surrounding hills

San Marcos, CA
California State University
CSU San Marcos

CSU San Marcos