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