The attached photos and master plan are for streetscape improvements in downtown Gridley, CA. Original plans called for brick sidewalks and crosswalks but value engineering turned the brick sidewalks into a 4’ square pattern to match the existing walks. Crosswalks were kept standard.
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Here at Melton Design Group, most of us are locals – born and raised in Chico, CA. So you can imagine our excitement when we were approached by the city to give our iconic park, Caper Acres, a face lift.
Our conceptual plans for Caper Acres Park are currently in review with the City of Chico. With the city, we have redesigned the park to maintain it’s character, but improve safety regarding equipment and the overall park.
The Butte County Master Gardeners are hosting a series of one hour workshops in March on how to keep your plants alive during severe drought and what changes to make in your landscape to create a drought tolerant garden for the future.
On this cloudy day we are dreaming of travels to clear water and sunshine. Majestic views, the use of timeless terracing to experience a 360 degree view of the Aegean Sea. Black and red sand beaches, whitewashed buildings, a unique and one-of-a-kind landscape that is a backdrop for perfection.
We are officially one of five landscape architects on call for the city of Davis, CA!
We are SUPER excited, as UC Davis is our Principal Landscape Architect's alma mater. We are honored to be chosen out of over 30 firms in California. Thank You Davis!
A few weekends ago, Christa, our marketing guru, was down in San Francisco attending a leadership conference and was able to sneak away to the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. Joined by her husband Greg, our principal landscape architect, they toured the famous aquatic park which features a historial boat exhibit! Check out this unconventional historical park on water and the gorgeous lines and detail of the old ships.
We’ve updated our home page! If click on the photo at the bottom of the page, it takes you to our newest part of the website: Our Core Values. We thought it was important for everyone viewing our site to really understand where the passion for landscape architecture comes from and why we love it so much. Check it out to learn more about our company!
Formerly an engine factory, MFO-Park is an award-winning designed park that covers over 95,000 square feet of free, green and open space. Located in Zurich, the park includes skyline views of the city due to the trellis design of the structure. Walls of greenery enclose the area, and are filled with mixtures of plants, flowers, seating areas, water features and open space for the community to use for large, recreational events. It’s mix of modern and industrial,
Keeping with the theme of the cold December weather, we’re looking back at past adventures. One of our own, Borka, moved from Slovakia to the U.S. about five or six years ago and saying that she’s lover of the outdoors would be an understatement! The High Tatras offer extraordinary mountain and lake formations, high-mountain snow peaks, cold hardy plantings, connection to nature, mushroom hunting, and natural herbs. It’s a truly inspiring place!
What IS Landscape Architecture?
Landscape architecture is a licensed Architect specializing in the design of outdoor spaces. Melton Design Group has designed everything from landmarks to city parks and recreation areas, residential projects, skate parks, trail systems, agritourism and agricultural entertainment spaces. Landscape architecture can also include habitat,