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6 12, 2019

Ground Work

By |2019-12-06T14:39:43-08:00December 6th, 2019|Categories: Design|

Ground Work Landscape Architecture is the design of space on every level – At our eye level, above our heads, and on the ground plane beneath our feet. The ground is an often-overlooked aspect of design, but it has the ability to define space and create interest within the landscape. Here we focus [...]

8 10, 2019

Traditional Landscape Architecture

By |2019-11-16T19:34:25-08:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: Design|

Traditional Landscape Architecture We like to think we’re at least sort of worldly, and so we realize that “Traditional” is kind of a misnomer.  After all, designed landscapes have been created worldwide for millennia, and we acknowledge the influence of Egyptian, Greek, Moorish, Chinese, Japanese, and many other Landscape Traditions on [...]

9 09, 2019

FEATURING FIRE

By |2019-09-13T00:10:56-08:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: Design|

FEATURING FIRE There is something instinctively wonderful about relaxing around a fire, and as a result we find ourselves incorporating fire into most of our outdoor living spaces.  Fire features, as we Landscape Architects call them, can take on infinite forms and aesthetic styles to fit seamlessly into a designed space.  Here are [...]

26 08, 2019

HOW TO HIRE A LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT (OR DESIGNER)

By |2019-08-28T14:53:48-08:00August 26th, 2019|Categories: Design|

HOW TO HIRE A LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT (OR DESIGNER) You’ve decided you want to hire a professional to design your landscape, but how do you decide who to call?  If it’s your first time hiring a design professional of any sort, it can be an especially daunting idea.  There are many services available to [...]

14 07, 2019

Embellishments For The Landscape

By |2019-07-14T12:07:37-08:00July 14th, 2019|Categories: Design|

Embellishments For The Landscape In creating outdoor living spaces, design is often in the details!  Whether designing a landscape from scratch or adding to the existing landscape, stylistic embellishments can completely change the overall effect of the space.  Embellishments personalize the home landscape and reflect your unique style, for a fun, relaxing outdoor [...]

1 07, 2019

The Night Garden

By |2019-06-23T14:40:20-08:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Design|

The Night Garden It’s easy to imagine a landscape only by the light of the sun.  After all, that’s when we can best see it!  But what about the experience of the landscape at night, and the many experiences that are unique to those special hours after the sun has set?  We believe [...]

3 06, 2019

Design for Play

By |2019-11-16T19:37:46-08:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Design|

Design for Play For so many of our clients, play is an important part of relaxation, and summer is the perfect time to embrace outdoor play-spaces!  Having a place to unwind outdoors is something we all need, whatever form your leisure activities take.  For some of us, it’s sports – golf, sand volleyball, [...]

29 04, 2019

California Casual

By |2019-04-29T15:41:39-08:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: Design|

California Casual Landscape Architecture has seen many movements and style trends that influence the aesthetic of designed outdoor space.  The variety of definitions of beauty is one thing we love about our work, and we are always looking forward to what is coming next.  Northern California has always had its own unique [...]