Rinda West Designs - Garden Sanctuaries for Chicago
the design process, continued
Site Survey: Next, we will do a site survey. This entails taking exact measurements of the site, locating utilities, surveying drainage and grading problems, identifying locations of structures and existing plants. If you can provide a plat of survey, the process will be speeded up.

Site Analysis and Base Plan: Back in the studio, we do a site analysis; we put the information from the site survey together to determine what problems the design needs to solve and what challenges and opportunities the site presents. On the basis of information received from you, as well as information from the site survey, we create a base plan, indicating the exact dimensions of the site. This allows us to design to scale for your property. more
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