Services

SPVV’s team of landscape architects and designers provide a wide range of professional services, from brief consultation and private garden design to the design of complex projects in both the public and private sectors, regionally and around the world.

Our general service offerings are provided below, and are tailored to the specific needs of each client:

  • Site Analysis and Programming
    • Site selection
    • Analysis of existing conditions, services, and climate
    • Development of design priorities and identification of external factors
  • Site Planning
    • Creation of preliminary and final comprehensive site plans, including prioritized program elements
    • Phasing, costing, and scheduling
    • Project presentation graphics and 3D imagery
    • Public involvement processes and consensus-building
  • Schematic Design and Design Development
    • Preparation of initial and final designs for construction, including selections of plant material, irrigation technique, site furnishings, lighting concepts, and the design of specialty features
  • Construction Documents
    • Completion of design plans for bidding, which can include site survey, demolition, grading and drainage, layout, materials plans, irrigation plans, site lighting and electrical, planting plans, and technical specifications
  • Construction Procurement and Construction Observation
    • Assistance in determining the method of delivery of the project, including pre-qualification of bidders, select or open bidding
    • Frequent observation of construction to ensure quality and conformance to the design intent and the plans and specifications
  • Post-Construction Evaluation
    • Review of the completed project to identify warranty and quality control issues, feedback from the users, and quality of long-term maintenance