Outlined below is a standard design and construction process. However, MLD understands that  

each project is different and some stages in the process may not be required. MLD is dedicated to providing a strategy specifically tailored to the client’s individual requirements.

 

INITIAL CONSULTATION

Meet with client and be briefed on the project, including outlining anticipated outcomes, identifying milestones and understanding client’s desired style. Following the meeting a detailed Fee Proposal will be submitted to the client for approval.

 

PROJECT INCEPTION & PRELIMINARIES

Receive base information in appropriate formats from architects and/ or engineers and establish whether further information is required. A site survey or site measure may be required. Preparation of base plan and drawing setup.

 

CONCEPT DESIGN

Schematic design in the form of plans, sections, elevations and images are presented to the client. The scope includes hard surfaces such as paving and decking, shade structures, outdoor kitchens and alfresco areas, swimming pools, furniture, lighting and planting. Present concept to client for review and feedback.

 

DESIGN DEVELOPMENT

Preparation of refined design taking into consideration comments made at the concept design stage. Detailed plans, sections, elevations, an opinion of probable costs, written specification, and planting and lighting schedules are presented to client for final approval.

 

CONTRACT DOCUMENTATION

Prepare document package for tender and construction, including working drawings, construction details and written specification. Prepare and submit applications to relevant authorities for endorsements and/or approvals.