Scene 1 - Independence - SPLASH PARK MODEL 03-11-14

In February 2014, Independence City Hall and Recreation District representatives approached Dufreche-Perkins with a request to design a public “Splash Pad” to enhance a planned Downtown pavilion.  The resulting design provides a shaded, centrally located children’s play area, and ensures their safety with a secure fence around the splash area.  Early design modeling was met […]

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Village de Jardin

Posted 02.13.2013

When the original “Gaslight” Apartment Complex was flooded after Hurricane Katrina, the Village de Jardin apartment complex was conceived as replacement housing, to serve residents of the Eastern New Orleans area. Holly and Smith Architects approached Dufreche-Perkins & Associates to provide comprehensive landscape planning, as well as other site detailing for this project. Our firm […]

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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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Rownd Residence

Posted 02.13.2013

This design presented the conflicting issues of requiring barrier-free access to the home and pool area, and requiring the home to be set substantially higher than the roadway or adjacent houses. Our firm responded with a design incorporating retaining walls, a carefully arranged grading plan, and a comprehensive fencing plan surrounding swimming pool featuring barrier-free […]

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