Landscape Architecture

Landscape Architecture Services

These are the essential components of a successful project.  DM/A looks for innovative solutions that successfully implement the project program while improving the quality of life. Our staff has a proven track record of providing creative and cost effective design solutions to a wide range of clients. We view all of our projects as a collaborative effort between our clients, our staff and the community.

Land Development

  • Traditional Neighborhood Design
  • Subdivision and Land Development Plans
  • Healthcare/Institutional
  • Sketch Plans/Feasibility Studies
  • Real Estate Development
  • Campus/Educational
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Industrial Development
  • Land Use Analysis, Site Search, GIS Services

Landscape Design

  • Planting Design
  • Hardscape Design, Pools, Fountains, Lighting
  • Streetscape Design, Public Spaces
  • Parks, Recreation, Schools
  • Equestrian Facilities
  • Native Plants
  • Sustainable Landscapes

Master Planning

  • Site Analysis and Evaluation
  • Strategic Planning
  • Program Development
  • Phasing and Preliminary Development Cost Estimates
  • Comprehensive Design Guidelines
  • Land and Facility Management Planning

Feasibility Studies

  • Sketch Plans
  • Concept Development
  • Implementation Strategies and Phasing
  • Project/Critical Path Planning
  • GIS Land/Real Estate Analysis
  • Site Search Selection

Environment Analysis and Impact Assessment

  • Steep Slope Analysis
  • Floodplain Delineation
  • Wetlands Delineation/Permitting
  • Environmental Ecosystems/Habitats
  • Historic/Archaeological Investigation
  • Best Management Practices
  • Grant Applications

Construction Management

  • Contract Plans and Specifications Preparation
  • Inspection of Development Construction
  • Issuance of Change Orders
  • Approval of Shop Drawings
  • Management of Contractors
  • Recommend Payments to Contractors
  • Record Plan Drawings

Public Approval Process

  • County and Local Municipal Permit Preparation/Processing
  • Presentation to Community Groups and Municipal Officials
  • Preparation of Applications for: Rezoning, Variances, Special Exceptions, etc.
  • Development of Regulatory Impacts
  • PADEP Planning Modules
  • PADOT Highway Occupancy Permits
  • Design & Applications for DEP Permits
  • Dams
  • Stream encroachments
  • Floodplain and Stream Channel Improvements
  • Wetlands Mitigation
  • Earth Disturbance
  • Sewer and Water Systems

Subdivision/Land Development and Contract Plans

  • Site Layout Plan and Building Placement
  • Pedestrian & Vehicular Circulation
  • Site Ingress/Egress
  • Grading Plans
  • Storm Water Plans
  • Sediment/Erosion Control Plans
  • Pumping Station Plans
  • Street Plans and Profiles
  • Planting Plans
  • Lighting Plans
  • Recreation/Open Space Plans
  • Site Improvements Details and Cross-Sections
  • Environmental Impact Analysis
  • Traffic Study Analysis

Mission Statement

DM/A’s mission is to provide innovative, sustainable and responsive solutions in a creative environment with clearly communicated values and the opportunity for growth.

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