Landscapes

MASTERPLANNING & URBAN DESIGN

Our team of qualified Landscape Architects has over 30 years’ experience in the masterplanning and urban design sectors, drawing on our experience to develop masterplans from residential, leisure and commercial schemes.

Alongside this we also work closely with project architects and designers within multidisciplinary consultant teams to inform and develop the masterplanning process, providing technical advice on all matters from inception through to completion.

Early involvement of a Landscape Architect in the design process enables us to guide the masterplanning process ensuring that development is not only viable but also complements the site and it’s setting, and provides meaningful places where people want to live, work and play.

Contact the Team

Jonathan King
Senior Landscape Architect
01869 340342

Landscapes

MASTERPLANNING & URBAN DESIGN

Our team of qualified Landscape Architects has over 30 years’ experience in the masterplanning and urban design sectors, drawing on our experience to develop masterplans from residential, leisure and commercial schemes.

Alongside this we also work closely with project architects and designers within multidisciplinary consultant teams to inform and develop the masterplanning process, providing technical advice on all matters from inception through to completion.

Early involvement of a Landscape Architect in the design process enables us to guide the masterplanning process ensuring that development is not only viable but also complements the site and it’s setting, and provides meaningful places where people want to live, work and play.

Our Services

Masterplanning

Masterplanning is a comprehensive and strategic process that lays the foundation for successful development and transformation of a site or area. Our team excels in masterplanning, combining creativity, expertise, and a deep understanding of urban design principles. We work closely with clients, stakeholders, and communities to develop visionary and sustainable masterplans that balance functionality, aesthetics, and social considerations. Through careful analysis of the site’s context, we identify its strengths, challenges, and potential.

Our masterplans incorporate elements such as land use, transportation, infrastructure, open spaces, and architectural guidelines, creating a cohesive vision that guides future development. We prioritise creating vibrant and inclusive environments that promote community well-being, economic growth, and environmental sustainability. With our expertise in masterplanning, you can envision and realise the full potential of your site, creating spaces that enhance quality of life and leave a lasting positive impact. Trust our team to guide you through the masterplanning process, bringing your vision to life while ensuring a well-designed and sustainable future.

Urban Design

Urban Design is the art and science of shaping the physical environment in cities and urban areas. Our team is dedicated to creating urban designs that are functional, aesthetically pleasing, and sustainable. We understand that well-designed urban spaces have a profound impact on the quality of life for residents and visitors alike. Through careful analysis of the site’s context, including its history, culture, and social dynamics, we develop designs that respond to the unique needs and aspirations of the community.

Our urban designs consider various elements, including land use, transportation, public spaces, infrastructure, and architectural guidelines. We strive to create environments that promote walkability, connectivity, and accessibility, fostering a sense of community and enhancing the overall urban experience.

Sustainability is at the forefront of our design process, integrating green infrastructure, energy efficiency, and resilience measures to create urban spaces that are environmentally responsible and adaptable to future challenges. With our expertise in urban design, you can envision and create vibrant, liveable, and inclusive urban spaces that reflect the identity and aspirations of their residents. Trust our team to transform urban spaces into thriving, inspiring, and sustainable environments that leave a positive legacy for generations to come.

Design & Access Statements

Design and Access Statements are essential tools in the planning and development process, providing a comprehensive overview of a proposed project’s design concept and its impact on accessibility. Our team recognises the significance of Design and Access Statements in effectively communicating the vision and merits of a development to planning authorities, stakeholders, and the public. We meticulously prepare these statements, outlining the design rationale, contextual analysis, and key features of the project. We emphasise the integration of inclusive design principles, ensuring that the development is accessible to all members of the community.

Our statements address access routes, connectivity, and amenities to promote seamless movement within and around the site. We consider the visual and spatial aspects, demonstrating how the design harmonises with the existing environment and enhances the surrounding area. By providing detailed information on site analysis, layout, materials, and landscape considerations, our Design and Access Statements serve as a valuable resource for decision-makers, facilitating a transparent and informed planning process. Trust our team to prepare compelling Design and Access Statements that showcase the merits of your project and contribute to its successful approval and implementation.

Architecture

Architecture is the art and science of designing and constructing buildings and structures that fulfill both functional and aesthetic purposes. Our team of Chartered Architects are dedicated to creating spaces that inspire, uplift, and enhance the human experience. We approach architecture as a holistic discipline, considering not only the physical form and structure but also the cultural, social, and environmental contexts in which the buildings exist. We strive for innovative and sustainable design solutions that optimise natural light, ventilation, and energy efficiency.

Our architects collaborate closely with clients, understanding their needs and aspirations to create custom-designed spaces that reflect their vision and values. With a keen eye for detail, we ensure that every element, from the overall layout to the selection of materials, contributes to the overall quality and character of the building. Our commitment to functionality, aesthetics, and sustainability is evident in every project we undertake. Whether it’s a residential, commercial, or public building, our architectural expertise will transform your ideas into beautifully crafted spaces that stand the test of time. Trust our team to create exceptional architectural designs that blend artistry, functionality, and innovation to enrich the built environment.

Design Team Involvement & Support

When it comes to creating a truly exceptional landscape, involving the full landscape design team is essential. Our team of talented designers, architects, horticulturists, and specialists work collaboratively, bringing their unique skills and expertise to the table. By involving the full landscape design team, we ensure that every aspect of your project is meticulously planned and executed.

Our designers provide creative vision and concept development, while our architects offer technical expertise in structural elements and construction. Our horticulturists contribute their knowledge of plants, ensuring a harmonious blend of colours, textures, and seasonal interest. Specialists such as irrigation and lighting experts add their expertise to enhance functionality and visual impact.

By involving the full landscape design team, we create a holistic approach that considers every detail, resulting in a landscape that is cohesive, sustainable, and aesthetically stunning. With our collaborative efforts, we can transform your outdoor space into a work of art that exceeds your expectations and provides long-lasting enjoyment. Trust our full landscape design team to bring their passion and dedication to every aspect of your project, delivering exceptional results that stand the test of time.

Our Services

Masterplanning

Masterplanning is a comprehensive and strategic process that lays the foundation for successful development and transformation of a site or area. Our team excels in masterplanning, combining creativity, expertise, and a deep understanding of urban design principles. We work closely with clients, stakeholders, and communities to develop visionary and sustainable masterplans that balance functionality, aesthetics, and social considerations. Through careful analysis of the site’s context, we identify its strengths, challenges, and potential.

Our masterplans incorporate elements such as land use, transportation, infrastructure, open spaces, and architectural guidelines, creating a cohesive vision that guides future development. We prioritise creating vibrant and inclusive environments that promote community well-being, economic growth, and environmental sustainability. With our expertise in masterplanning, you can envision and realise the full potential of your site, creating spaces that enhance quality of life and leave a lasting positive impact. Trust our team to guide you through the masterplanning process, bringing your vision to life while ensuring a well-designed and sustainable future.

Urban Design

Urban Design is the art and science of shaping the physical environment in cities and urban areas. Our team is dedicated to creating urban designs that are functional, aesthetically pleasing, and sustainable. We understand that well-designed urban spaces have a profound impact on the quality of life for residents and visitors alike. Through careful analysis of the site’s context, including its history, culture, and social dynamics, we develop designs that respond to the unique needs and aspirations of the community.

Our urban designs consider various elements, including land use, transportation, public spaces, infrastructure, and architectural guidelines. We strive to create environments that promote walkability, connectivity, and accessibility, fostering a sense of community and enhancing the overall urban experience.

Sustainability is at the forefront of our design process, integrating green infrastructure, energy efficiency, and resilience measures to create urban spaces that are environmentally responsible and adaptable to future challenges. With our expertise in urban design, you can envision and create vibrant, liveable, and inclusive urban spaces that reflect the identity and aspirations of their residents. Trust our team to transform urban spaces into thriving, inspiring, and sustainable environments that leave a positive legacy for generations to come.

Design & Access Statements

Design and Access Statements are essential tools in the planning and development process, providing a comprehensive overview of a proposed project’s design concept and its impact on accessibility. Our team recognises the significance of Design and Access Statements in effectively communicating the vision and merits of a development to planning authorities, stakeholders, and the public. We meticulously prepare these statements, outlining the design rationale, contextual analysis, and key features of the project. We emphasise the integration of inclusive design principles, ensuring that the development is accessible to all members of the community.

Our statements address access routes, connectivity, and amenities to promote seamless movement within and around the site. We consider the visual and spatial aspects, demonstrating how the design harmonises with the existing environment and enhances the surrounding area. By providing detailed information on site analysis, layout, materials, and landscape considerations, our Design and Access Statements serve as a valuable resource for decision-makers, facilitating a transparent and informed planning process. Trust our team to prepare compelling Design and Access Statements that showcase the merits of your project and contribute to its successful approval and implementation.

Architecture

Architecture is the art and science of designing and constructing buildings and structures that fulfill both functional and aesthetic purposes. Our team of Chartered Architects are dedicated to creating spaces that inspire, uplift, and enhance the human experience. We approach architecture as a holistic discipline, considering not only the physical form and structure but also the cultural, social, and environmental contexts in which the buildings exist. We strive for innovative and sustainable design solutions that optimise natural light, ventilation, and energy efficiency.

Our architects collaborate closely with clients, understanding their needs and aspirations to create custom-designed spaces that reflect their vision and values. With a keen eye for detail, we ensure that every element, from the overall layout to the selection of materials, contributes to the overall quality and character of the building. Our commitment to functionality, aesthetics, and sustainability is evident in every project we undertake. Whether it’s a residential, commercial, or public building, our architectural expertise will transform your ideas into beautifully crafted spaces that stand the test of time. Trust our team to create exceptional architectural designs that blend artistry, functionality, and innovation to enrich the built environment.

Design Team Involvement & Support

When it comes to creating a truly exceptional landscape, involving the full landscape design team is essential. Our team of talented designers, architects, horticulturists, and specialists work collaboratively, bringing their unique skills and expertise to the table. By involving the full landscape design team, we ensure that every aspect of your project is meticulously planned and executed.

Our designers provide creative vision and concept development, while our architects offer technical expertise in structural elements and construction. Our horticulturists contribute their knowledge of plants, ensuring a harmonious blend of colours, textures, and seasonal interest. Specialists such as irrigation and lighting experts add their expertise to enhance functionality and visual impact.

By involving the full landscape design team, we create a holistic approach that considers every detail, resulting in a landscape that is cohesive, sustainable, and aesthetically stunning. With our collaborative efforts, we can transform your outdoor space into a work of art that exceeds your expectations and provides long-lasting enjoyment. Trust our full landscape design team to bring their passion and dedication to every aspect of your project, delivering exceptional results that stand the test of time.

Contact the Team

Jonathan King
Senior Landscape Architect
01869 340342

“I wanted to thank you directly for your own diligent, informative & careful input. It’s been great working with you , the more so in such tricky conditions & I would not hesitate to recommend your services particularly with people like me whose knowledge is limited………..it was also fun to do what we wanted without the tedium  of a ‘scheme’ !!

Appreciated & I hope we get to work on something again someday.”

“Thank you all for such a rare and appreciated quality of service. We will have no hesitation in recommending you to our friends.”

Mrs Borrough

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