Las Vegas Springs Preserve, a project of The Las Vegas Valley Water District, comprises 180 acres dedicated to nature and science through walkways, trails, art displays, gardens, exhibits, and live animal shows. Southwest Steel fabricated and erected all the steel elements and exhibits located throughout the preserve.
The Preserve is located in the heart of Las Vegas and is considered to be the city’s birthplace. It contains a 10,000-year-old physical record of the biological, geological, and cultural history of the Las Vegas Valley. Additionally, it houses an active water resources management facility which is a critical link in the delivery of potable water to much of the metropolitan area.
The Visitor Center consists of two buildings: an exhibit building, containing exciting and interactive exhibitions dedicated to cultural and natural history of the Las Vegas Valley, and an administrative building, containing offices, guest services, and a restaurant. The complex also features a 20,000-square-foot shade structure.
Designed to meet LEED Platinum standards, the totally exposed elements contributed to the project’s overall sustainability.
The crowning pieces of ornamental metals showcase the skills and craftsmanship of Southwest Steel across the project.