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Internal Medicine Clinic

Posted 02.14.2013

Our office was approached by a local architect to provide Landscape and Irrigation designs for this Hammond, Louisiana area hospital. Tree plantings were provided throughout the parking lot, including a arcing installation conceived to draw the eye of visitors to the entry of the building. Functional plantings were provided in screening areas, and an evaluation […]

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Regions Bank

Posted 02.14.2013

Dufreche-Perkins & Associates was commissioned to plan, design and implement a new landscape planting for the downtown Hammond landmark. The existing landscape of the Bank was inappropriate for the size and scale of the structure. The landscape was designed to respond more to the formal architecture of the building, reinforcing the strong clean lines of […]

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Ritz Apartments, Hammond, LA

Posted 02.14.2013

A local developer approached Dufreche-Perkins & Associates with a request to design a lush landscape into a closely confined alleyway adjacent to an apartment building they were renovating. This urban alleyway was to be transformed from a strictly utilitarian access to a historic building, into an attractive entryway for renters and their visitors. Plants were […]

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Audubon Trace of Robert

Posted 02.14.2013

The entry plan produced for this residential subdivision was envisioned as an opportunity to set the development’s tone as a community a “step above” similarly sized local efforts. The practical goal of the project was to provide identifying signage, and a new landscape plan. An iconic architectural element, landscaping, and fencing were incorporated into the […]

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Fidelity Homestead Bank

Posted 02.14.2013

Holly and Smith Architects approached Dufreche-Perkins & Associates to provide Landscape Architecture for this new bank building. A specific effort was made to set this unique building apart from its local peers by providing a slightly unconventional landscape setting. Liberal use of stone and ornamental grasses was made to provide a palate of texture not […]

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Encore Corporate Offices

Posted 02.14.2013

Dufreche-Perkins & Associates were approached by a local real-estate developer, who wished us to design an entry plaza for his personal offices, following years of commissioning designs for business venture properties. A Plaza dominated by small shade trees and open pedestrian was provided to answer the owner’s request for an intimate space which still allowed […]

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Carter Plantation Pool

Posted 02.14.2013

Dufreche-Perkins & Associates were contacted by the client to develop a plan for the Carter Plantation Resort located in Springfield, La. We were to provide planning and design of the pool complex, which included arbors and a cabana pavilion, as well as landscape and irrigation design. We developed a design based on the “Plantation” theme, […]

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Having designed a successful pool for Carter Plantation Golf Community, located in Springfield, La, Dufreche-Perkins & Associates were again contacted by the client to develop an entry scheme for the upscale neighborhood’s main entry. A formal gatehouse was designed along the lines of a traditional southern pigeonnier, and formal array of pergolas and fences were […]

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Walker / Gilbreath Clinic

Posted 02.14.2013

This new Medical Clinic provided Dufreche-Perkins & Associates the opportunity to design a stark, contemporary landscape plan. Extensive use was made of ornamental grasses, and linear planting arrangements were designed to reflect the modern look of the building. Ornamental stone beds echo the forms of the linear planting beds, while providing double-duty as a french-drain […]

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The plans produced for this client involved the juxtaposition of a modern building style with a wooded countryside. Our plans included a contemporary entry plaza integrated into an extensive landscape plan. Our Landscape Architecture played a supporting role, helping to showcase the award-winning building. Parking, a long entry drive, and a pedestrian plaza all contributed […]

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