STEP 1 - Initial Consultation
Firstly, an Urban and Rural team member will schedule you a free 20 min no obligation phone consultation with landscape architect Angela Maroney to discuss your project.
At this point, you can book a one on one consultation with landscape architect Angela Maroney for a property site evaluation. This 60 - 90 minute consultation will access the scope of works, discuss your ideas, budget, style, and requirements. The site visit will allow the architect to ascertain if the property has any special conditions that need to be kept in mind when designing this project.
After the site visit, Urban & Rural will provide you with a fee proposal to design your garden.
STEP 2 - Concept & Plan
On approval, Urban & Rural Design will start to design your project. This a collaborative process between you and your landscape architect. Therefore they will prepare concepts to present to you at their office. At this stage in the design process you decide on any tweaks you may want to make to the design.
On completion, Angela Maroney will present you with Landscape Concept and Planting Plans. The plan is essentially conceptual rather than a construction document.
At this point, the project will take the next exciting turn. Urban & Rural Design will arrange a site visit with Angela Maroney at your property. At this site visit, you will make plant selection and material choices. This will further develop your ideas into a reality.
STEP 3 - Construction Quote
Urban & Rural Design is more than just landscape architects, we project manage a team of landscape contractors that can perform landscape works to ensure that your landscape reflects the concept developed.
Therefore, your architect designs with your budget in mind. That is why you will be presented with an accurate construction scope of works and a fee proposal for Urban & Rural Design to manage the construction of your project.
If your project requires any specific documentation to start the project, Urban & Rural will outline it in the scope of works. For example, site plans, working drawings, a survey to scale or Council documentation. A fee proposal will outline any costs associated with this documentation.
Please note: If you prefer your selected contractor to perform the landscape works, Urban & Rural Design will provide a fee proposal for preparing working drawing and specifications.
By choosing Urban & Rural Design to oversee your project, it ensures that the landscape works are performed in accordance with the Landscape Concept and Planting Plan and your dreams become a reality!