Philosophy

Philosophy

Principal Landscape Architect Barry Brown began his career to realize a vision to create engaging and inspiring spaces. UDLA’s philosophy is that extraordinary results can be achieved through collaboration and an approach that focuses on listening, open communication and follow through. We have experience with a broad range of landscape architectural services including public realm, parks and recreation, streetscape, residential and commercial projects. UDLA uses state-of-the-art graphic programs, as well as, hand sketches to design and collaborate.

Areas of Expertise

Landscape Architecture
Urban Design
Parks and Recreation
Streetscape Design
Planting Design
Irrigation Design

Specialties Include:

Feasibility and Site Strategy Studies
Facilities Planning and Alternative Schemes
Construction Documentation & Specifications
Irrigation Planning and Detailed Design
Estimates of Probable Cost
Horticulture Assessments
Contractor Negotiations
Construction Period Services
Project Close-Out
Universal Design (ADA)
Historic and Cultural Landscapes
Best Management Practices for Storm Water / C.3 Permitting (NPDES)
LEED & Bay Friendly Certifications