As modern landscape architecture is becoming popularised in everyday homes – certain designers, such as Blasen Landscape Architecture, are being highly sought out due to their stunning work. The company was founded in 1993, and they are currently based in San Anselmo, California. While they do create stunning landscape architecture for homes, their work can also be found at various workshops, schools., and high-profile corporate offices.
Gardens of Tomorrow
The Blasens – Eric and Silvina, are some of the most thoughtful creators in the landscape architecture industry. This is shown by their array of clients who range from the everyday homeowner to billionaires prevalent in Hollywood. Recently, their garden collection has gained more attention, and they decided to personally CommNet of the thoughts regarding their work. Silvina compared gardens to a meditation area where people can just reflect and escape or a while. She then goes on to add how she is proud that their work respects nature and instead of changing it – they just add more beauty to the preexisting one. Eric continued that sustainability is the core idea of every project. On the Blasen official website – they feature some of their top work and shows how the instead try to incorporate natural changes to the environment instead of completely changing it for the client. Each work features a vast amount of greenery, nature, and beautiful additions.
The Blasen Landscape Architecture Process
The landscape architecture company follows a series of five steps for each one of their projects: sustainability, schematic design, design development, construction documentation, and construction administration. No matter the project, each one of these steps are closely followed and thoroughly checked for any issues to assure that the result will be idea.
In this step – the designers take a closer look at the location and any unique features. This allows them to create stunning landscape architecture choices that will flow beautifully with the land and any surrounding areas. Due to the Blasen’s deep care for the environment, having this step in their design and creation process will allow them to have minimal overall disturbances to the natural land. Plus, the company are current members of the United States Green Building Council – which proves their dedication to their work and its impact on the natural environment.
This step is filled with other internal steps, but the overall idea is to meet with the clients, discuss ideas, begin the process of measuring and accessing the land and the estimated cost of the project. Finally, they meet with a final presentation to the planning department to make sure everything is going to be approved and to squish any misunderstandings.
During this step, the company begins the process of allocating all the desired and needed materials to begin the process of creating the landscape architecture. This step is usually filled with professional emails and phone calls between suppliers and the Blasen company.
This step in the process detail outlines for other aspects of the landscape project, such as layout plans, planting plans, lighting plans, etc. After the plans are created, the company and other consultants in charge of certain parts of the plans will discuss and iron out any issues before beginning the building process.
This step is prominent in the actual process of building. This step entails another review of the plans and contracts before the building takes place, pre-demolition, occasion site visits to assure productivity and correctness, and a final site inspection to check for any possible issues.