land planning

merge studio strives to first consider the social, economical and ecological impact and benefits for the long-term use of a site before moving on to other phases of design. Therefore, research and planning are essential first phases of each and every project, including:

  • inventory, analysis + program development
  • grading, drainage + stormwater assessment/water harvesting
  • landscape + habitat assessment
  • zoning values + community development
  • public improvement + infrastructure values