From the small backyard requiring the efficient use of space, to the large estate where the placement of components must be properly located in relation to the configuration of the residence, DCLA will make an exceptional design plan for the Client. He listens to the Clients' describe the vision of their property and analyzes the site before determining the proper design conceptual layout.

DCLA works with the Client in order to provide for the unique characteristics of the site and its usage. In an effort to encourage project cooperation, DCLA collaborates with architects, engineers, local agencies other consultants and contractors. DCLA delivers thorough design exhibits with easily understood construction drawings. Competitive fees are always considered in all projects.

With several decades of collaborative and private practice, Mr. Cantacessi has worked on a variety of projects, won numerous awards, been featured in various magazines, including DREAMHOMES, and continues to be a valued and reputable expert in the field.

Let your vision become a reality with the impressive design skills, professional experience, vast knowledge and reputable expertise offered by DON CANTACESSI LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT.

Garden Styles could include:

European garden materials and layout
Natural garden and water features
Tropical garden with related foliage and waterfall
Japanese Garden to flow with harmony
Native garden with drought tolerant materials
Contemporary garden design with clean forms and materials
Prayer garden with spiritual-seeking elements
California garden with superior design components

Many of the design components could include:

Water Features such as:

Swimming Pool, Spa, Water Slide, Waterfall with Pond, Reflection Pool, Fountain Feature, Stream, Koi Pond, Water Wall, Infinity Edge Water Feature, Grotto

Structures such as:

Open Patio Cover, Solid Roof Shade Structure, Gazebo, Arbor, Pool House, Balcony or Deck, Stables

Patio Features such as:

Barbecue, Bar and Entertainment Counter, Outdoor Fireplace, Fire and Conversation Pit, Fire Wall

Other Components:

Tennis Court with Viewing Terrace, Vehicular Entry Gates, Stable and Equestrian Facilities, Vineyard, Orchard, Dog Run, Raised Vegetable/Herb Garden, Putting Green,
Bocce Ball Court, Drought Tolerant Garden, Prayer Garden

Other Services Provided by DCLA:

Fuel Modification plans/exhibits and submittal to the Local County Fire Authorities
Architectural Review Committee Consultant
Preparation of Community Design Guidelines
Construction Observation