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Click on the links below to learn more about each phase of the design.

The Design Process | Initial Client Consultation | Concept Plan/Sketches | Technical Working Drawings

 

 

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The Design Process
All phases of the Design Process are essential. The client's tastes, wishes, and ideas are synthesized with Mark David Levine's own innate visualizations formulated from years of experience.

Energetically pursuing the full scope of creating the 'art of landscaping' in an exemplary manner so as to create better lives and living environments for those who want an 'enlightened' experience... this is the inspiration and vision of MARK DAVID LEVINE. The result is an "exclusive statement." "I honestly consider myself more of a "landscape artist"... creating art with all the elements of nature! Your individual landscaping defines a beauty that is 'yours,' and its statement speaks for itself!"

 

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Initial Client Consultation
Our Design Process is facilitated with an initial client consultation where Mark David Levine learns about your landscaping wishes and desires... aesthetic as well as functional. Analysis of your site, and its constraints; the design compliance with
applicable codes and ordinances are also essential prior to commencing with the Preliminary Plan.

The most important task a designer should achieve is to fully and definitively understand your unique lifestyle and tastes. How do you plan to use the garden 'space' over the upcoming years? We want to provide you with strong direction for implementation as well; the garden must be functional as well as outstandingly gorgeous.

 

 

 

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Concept Plan / Sketches
Spectacular waterscape environments include captivating swimming pools, waterfalls and spas, tranquil ponds and fountains.

Distinctive hardscapes may include a primary entry, driveway, back yard patios, additional 'conversation areas' and decking, and, the appropriate selection of patio surface. In addition, unique tile, marble, wrought iron and stone applications may also be a part of the Design Process. Elegant and aromatic plantings or water-conserving varieties may be chosen specifically from your home's own unique architectural theme, exposure, and character.

 

 

 

 

A beautifully designed BBQ/Food Center is another wonderful area for people to congregate. Imaginative outdoor lighting and strategically located Overheads, Pergolas and Gazebos is regarded as part of a total overall initial Concept actualized in a highly colorful and distinctive Preliminary Plan.

 

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Technical Working Drawings
Once the Preliminary Plan has been approved, the MARK DAVID LEVINE DESIGN GROUP shall provide Construction Drawings.

In most cases these shall include the Construction Layout Plan, Grading and Drainage Plan, Irrigation Plan, Planting Design and Lighting Location Plan, and Construction and Planting Details. Construction Drawings are used to procure bids for the Construction Phase. The homeowner is free to obtain construction bids from other companies in addition to a total Construction Cost Breakdown for complete installation from the MARK DAVID LEVINE DESIGN GROUP and sister company GARDENIQUE.

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