Because your input is essential to the success of your project, we begin by carefully listening to your needs, understanding your outdoor activities and your long-term plans. Working together in partnership, we help you to clarify your ultimate desires and turn your dreams into reality. Should it be necessary, we will also work and coordinate with your architect, interior designer and builder.
Meeting (back to
When you call us, we will set up a complimentary, initial consultation at a time that is convenient for you.
Chris Roma, landscape architect and owner, will sit down with you, listen to your ideas for your outdoor living space, and take a look at your environment. Chris will also show previous work, discuss your wish-list of landscape elements and answer questions pertaining to our services.
& Budgeting (back to
We partner with you to design a plan that will address your site issues and will be a beautiful expression of your tastes and lifestyle. Your plan will be based on these 4 critical criteria: 1) appropriateness 2) extension of architecture 3) your needs and 4) your desires.
If you decide to invest in your project, we begin with a Letter
of Agreement for Preliminary Conceptual Design & Budgeting which
- Pre Design: site
survey/analysis, and base sheet
- Preliminary Planning:
initial schematic concept plan(s), thumbnail sketches, beginning budget range estimate(s),
and review meeting for your design and budget input
- Conceptual Planning & Program Refinement:
concept development plan; perspective(s), elevation(s), section(s),
plant palette photos, final budget estimate, review meeting
Design Detailing &
Installation (back to top)
After you approve the concept plan and budget, you can choose Roma Design-Build, Inc., with our expert management and superior installation craftsmanship, to implement your project. After receiving the signed installation contract with deposit, Roma will undertake a Design Detailing & Construction Documentation Phase to guide the organized, efficient and meticulous completion of your custom landscape project. The fee and scope for these drawings includes some or all of the following: demolition, layout dimensioning, grading & drainage, planting plan, irrigation and lighting plans, detailed plans and construction details for garden structures; wood decks; pools and spas, and all necessary permitting submittals.
The Installation Contract will indicate a 20% deposit and progress payment schedule. A 7-year hardscape warranty and a 2-year plant replacement guarantee is included. Extended maintenance/plant guarantee programs are available.