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 [...]
This land planning exercise called for a parcel of land to be incorporated into an existing residential development. A lake was incorporated into the property to provide a central focus to the development, and to increase adjacent property values. A Community Center was also proposed which incorporated a pool, ballfield, parking, and waterside trails. This [...]
A local land developer approached our office to provide several planning studies for this parcel. Multiple designs were produced, exploring various road layouts and ratios of saleable lots to common green areas. All schemes provided extensive recreation opportunities via exercise trails, ballfields, and greenspaces. Multiple lot styles were provided, with differing ratios of roadway frontage, [...]
This residential subdivision entry was typical of the many requests we receive from residential developers. The design goal of this entry signage project was to provide a monument sign which would integrate smoothly into the new landscape plan. Extensive street tree plantings and fencing were incorporated into the design to provide an extension of the [...]
This facility was designed to provide users of the adjacent wetlands with a facility for group gatherings and recreational opportunities. Please explore the link below to see our preliminary designs for the area.
Dufreche-Perkins & Associates provided numerous conceptual designs for this proposed commercial development located adjacent to the LA-38 / Interstate-55 interchange in Kentwood, LA. Several circulation schemes were considered, as well as scenarios involving various business tenants. This property development is currently on hold.
Embracing the property’s agrarian history, this subdivision entry provides the feel of a long-established community. Signage was provided at the main road, establishing an entry point and marking the development. A secondary structure was designed along the entry road as a repetition from the main entry, and to mark arrival into the neighborhood itself. Vernacular [...]
Dufreche-Perkins & Associates, in conjunction with Holly & Smith Architects of Hammond, were asked to develop a master land development plan for a tract of land located on an old family farm in Hammond. The developers were interested in developing a mixed use residential plan that attempted to address several sectors of the housing market. [...]
Dufreche-Perkins & Associates was asked by Sunrise Homes to develop a master plan and entrance design for a proposed residential development in Slidell, Louisiana. The layout plan for the development was two-fold: maximize the number of residential lots available for sale and minimize the amount of developer- installed infrastructure. The plan developed by the Landscape [...]
Dufreche-Perkins & Associates was commissioned to provide land planning and landscape design services for a 33 acre tract of land in Ponchatoula, Louisiana. Due the narrow configuration of the property, the planners developed a scheme that featured a long winding road to the rear of the property which terminated at a community green space/park.