Working closely with residential clients and contractors comes with both great challenges and great joys. Four designers from distinct regions engage in lively storytelling of their own experiences, from educating clients on landscape architecture design to the many eccentric relationships one forms throughout the life of a project and beyond.
Learn how to quickly evaluate a prospective client and decide whether to propose on the project…or not
Understand the challenges of working with homeowners often unversed in design and ecology
Demonstrate benefits of close contractor relationships that often carry through from project to project
Understand the correlation between maintaining long term client relationships and enduring landscapes and how this often leads to future work, lessening the need for marking and advertising