For sustainable living. Building design. Landscape design. Wastewater design.
WHAT WE DO:
A full design process including consultation with you, establishment of a brief, development of a concept through to resolved design.
Passive solar design.
Specification of materials for low environmental impact.
Drafted plans suitable for council submission.
3D computer modelling throughout the design phase to help you visualise the project.
Liaison with council, engineer, builder, other consultants as necessary.
WHAT WE DO (cont.):
Bushfire Risk Assessment if necessary (high risk sites referred to a specialist).
Erosion & sediment control plan.
Statement of Environmental Effects.
Shadow analysis (if required).
Permaculture design – anything from 3hr on site consultation with sketch plan to full 25hr+ detailed design. Includes a copy of “Introduction to Permaculture” by Bill Mollison (if you don’t already have it).
Low maintenance, perennial based gardens.
On site mulch.
Landscaping for biodiversity.
Site repair for increased productivity & biodiversity.·
Irrigation using passive rainwater collected on site.
APZ (Asset Protection Zone) plan identifying existing and proposed vegetation as required in bushfire prone areas.
Rain gardens at downpipes.
Tanks, dams, swales.
Give water a complex pathway.
Vegetation silt traps.
Wastewater design and report as required for council approval in non sewered areas.