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WHO WE ARE

We create exceptional gardens for discerning clients.

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EXPERIENCE YOU CAN TRUST

Ray Robinson: becoming a Landscape Architect

From an early age, I explored the wilderness, rural, and urban environments and learned to value nature, knowledge through education, and creativity paired with practicality ......these values still resonate with me today.

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Our firm brings over 30 years of experience working with architects, homeowners, developers, and multi-disciplinary teams delivering exceptional solutions that create a sense of place and reflect the importance of landscape in the built environment. Our design process is collaborative with all staff contributing their skills, and a principal or senior associate actively involved with each project regardless of size or complexity.


We consider our design solutions carefully to meet the needs of the client through a balance between indoor and outdoor spaces. We approach this work without preconception; each and every solution is a direct expression of the site and collaboration with the design team.

Our team places emphasis on leadership in sustainable accreditation and education, and works to keep abreast of changes to industry standards that influence design. Our aim is to create beautiful and enduring spaces that are regionally grounded and respectful of water quality and consumption, soil conditions, and indigenous materials.


Whether acting as prime consultant or a member of a multi-disciplinary team, ISD leads in the development of projects which are based on inclusive collaboration and that result in the most successful expression of design- a lasting benefit for all users.


Integrated Site Design:

We have provided Landscape Architectural design services for over 30 years.

Our Mission: Create gardens reflecting the needs, desires, and vision of our clients.


Our process:

Discover: listen carefully to client's ideas and vision

Explore: find alternative ideas, character, and concepts

Refine: choose the vision and craft design documents

Make: implement the vision with team collaboration


Design experience:

Environmentally Critical Areas (ECA's)

Waterfront sites: Salt and fresh water

Outdoor rooms: dining, contemplation, gathering

Fitness: Sports Courts, pools, spas, play areas, equestrian facilities

Specialty Gardens:

Native species, habitat, low maintenance, water conserving, perennial borders, orchards and vineyards, contemplation, roof gardens


Design elements:

Hardscape, landscape, irrigation, lighting, site features (water/fire), site furnishings, architectural structures.


Design Phases and Services:

Site selection: assess client vision and site capabilities.

Master Planning: large scale estate projects

Design: conceptual - construction documents

Permitting: code compliance, acquiring permits

Bidding: contractor selection, bid review, contracts

Construction: construction oversight

OUR HAPPY CLIENTS

Ray Robinson served as Project Architect for this large Landscape Renovation. As owner of Landcrafting Inc., I served as Project General Contractor. During the course of this installation, I found Ray's design work to be exemplary in terms of response to site conditions - relative to the Clients' requirements. In every instance, he showed remarkable creativity in this, often difficult, juxtaposition of needs. Ray also creatively handled the Change Orders that, ultimately, ever Project encounters during construction. His solutions were timely, accurate, and responsive to the issue at hand. He kept communication between all parties active and representative throughout the build proce...