The best designs come out of collaboration between the client, builders, and all involved design professional.
The Seaside Cottages in Marina, California, included a master planting plan for a subdivision with 17 individual lots and a common streetscape & perimeter screening.
The landscape plan submittal included planting and irrigation design, details and technical specifications, as well as extensive water budget calculations. All plant material was chosen to be sustainable and drought tolerant; nevertheless an arrangement of contrasting colors and textures provides the project with instant curb appeal.
The Marina Coast Water district progressively required the development to specify the use of ET based irrigation controllers.
The common irrigation system for the common landscape areas are further required to be installed per recycled water regulations to hook up to a future recycled water resource.