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Dufreche-Perkins & Associates were retained by Holly and Smith Architects to provide landscape design for this building renovation and expansion on the campus of Southeastern Louisiana University. An existing stand of Live Oaks necessitated careful root-protection measures during the installation of the extensive irrigation system, which included a formal Track and Field venue in addition […]

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Laplace Elementary

Posted 02.13.2013

Holly and Smith Architects approached Dufreche-Perkins & Associates with a request to provide both analysis and design input for this Elementary School renovation and expansion. Our firm provided an evaluation of the campus prior to the commencement of design work, and has produced preliminary landscape Construction Documents. Having completed our Site Analysis, we are currently […]

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Dufreche-Perkins & Associates were selected by Holly and Smith Architects to provide landscape design for a new student auditorium at Zachary High School. Local landscape regulations placed unusual demands on the design, requiring careful selection of materials to achieve required quantities of plants without creating spatial conflicts. Large shade trees were an existing site feature […]

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St. Scholastica Academy Chapel

Posted 02.13.2013

The campus of Saint Scholastica Academy is a quiet, pedestrian-oriented setting, and the design produced for their new campus chapel reflected this. A quiet, contemplative plaza was provided adjacent to the chapel, and a formal entry plan was implemented leading to the front door. Traditional materials, and selections from a traditionally “Southern” plant palate, were […]

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Our firm already had a long-established record of successful designs on Southeastern’s campus when we were approached to design a Campus Entry sign. Southeastern’s campus edges had been poorly defined in the past, and the administration wanted to correct the situation. Our design response was to provide free-standing metal sign lettering at the Campus edge […]

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Shortly after the passage of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, Dufreche-Perkins & Associates were approached to plan a commemorative design which would complement the University’s Master Plan. The SLU Hurricane Memorial fountain was constructed as a contemporary reflecting pool. Consisting of a raised stone monolith, the fountain overflows a central basin to fall to a narrow […]

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Due to the tremendous growth in enrollment and the subsequent need for new facilities, a master plan was commissioned by the University to develop a framework for future growth and development of the University. The planning was approached through a one-week intensive design charette that was held on the Southeastern campus. The project concluded with […]

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Hammond Architects, Holly & Smith, commissioned Dufreche-Perkins & Associates to prepare a landscape planting plan for the new nine million dollar Classroom and Laboratory building they were designing for Southeastern Louisiana University. The landscape planting, due to the formality and symmetry of the building, was developed within a formal layout of tree bosque and plantings.

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Southeastern Louisiana University’s Student Government Association commissioned Dufreche-Perkins & Associates of Hammond to prepare a plan for a student park near the campus’ Student Union. The Landscape Architects developed a plan which featured seating areas, as well as an outdoor space surrounded by seat-walls for use as an outdoor classroom. The space featured a central […]

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Dufreche-Perkins & Associates was commissioned in 2001 by Southeastern Louisiana University to plan and design a new student space adjacent to the Pottle Music Building and the Twelve Oak Grove on the campus. The project program was to develop an exterior space for student use and relaxation and small musical performances. Since the site was […]

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