Residential garden design offers cultural, environmental, and aesthetic benefits, yet designers struggle with the interpersonal skills required to be truly successful. In this session, three geographically diverse landscape architects each explore three case studies that balance personalities, program, design, and site challenges to create gardens that are beautiful and sustainable.
Identify means to integrate design, program, stewardship and client personality that achieve beautiful, resilient, low-maintenance gardens on sites varying in architectural style, geographic location, scale, and ecology.
Learn how to work with residential clients to effectively design living spaces that reflect individual styles and tastes while capturing the genius loci.
Acquire reliable strategies for marketing residential work and maintaining long-term relationships with clients.
Determine methods for artistic coalescence of man-made and natural ecosystems.