Professional landscape architect Melbourne offers a number of challenges that the award-winning firm of Nathan Burkett Design is known for solving. The firm has garnered a reputation for creating gardens and landscape projects that incorporates intelligent design for stress relief or to invigorate. Burkett was among the first to specialise in the technique, a method that’s sustainable, low-maintenance, and scalable for multiple size projects and awkward spaces.
Intelligent design encompasses the use of multiple elements. Garden and landscape design requires specialised knowledge of horticulture, terrain and how to blend buildings, paving and decorative items. All of those components must be matched with environmental characteristics and climate conditions. Attention to textures, horizontal and vertical lines, lighting and patterns are necessary for a balance.
Plants and elements that are horizontal create the perception of stability and strength, while vertical lines lead the eye in a particular direction. Curved lines provide interest and the way plantings and pathways are arranged can persuade people to slow down to view a specific feature or speed them on their way to new garden discoveries.
Light is a critical component in Melbourne garden design. Burkett is cognizant of the natural lighting requirements needed for each plant, along with multiple types of artificial lighting for effect and highlighting specimen plants. Plant textures have the ability to create an emotional response. Each has its own pattern and form ranging from upright and sprawling to round and managing those different aspects is critical in landscapes.
Color, contrast and variety are ways to personalize a garden and create it to perform a specific task. It could be as simple as providing a relaxing interlude to preserving indigenous species or attracting butterflies. Bright colors are energizing, cooler hues are beneficial for stress relief, and it requires a deft hand to combine them in perfect concert without creating a chaotic environment.
Nathan Burkett Design provides consultations and works with professionals in multiple fields to provide irrigation systems and decorative elements, along with waterfalls and pools Pathways, lighting options and structures can all be used to great effect and incorporated into designs created by the firm.
Landscape design Melbourne can take many forms at Nathan Burkett Design, depending upon the needs and desires of the client. Intelligent design is employed with every project to maximize usage. Low-maintenance designs that are environmentally friendly for invigoration or stress relief are all hallmarks of a Nathan Burkett garden and landscape project.