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e highly qualified team at Urban Landscaping
was hired to construct the hard and soft
landscaping elements of Stage 1 at the Port Coogee
e landscaping needed to create "an
established environment" to ensure the residents
felt comfortable living in the newly developed
area. To achieve this, a number of advanced trees
were sourced for the streetscape and parks.
e adjacent conservation reserve was also
taken into consideration through the incorporation
of local plants and materials.
Salt spray, sandy soil and wind issues were
other challenges the Urban Landscaping team
overcame during the construction process.
BALDIVIS STAGE above and right)
Urban Landscaping created a multi-function
recreation space appropriate for young families
living in the new Baldivis estate. e park was
designed to be accessible to a range of users
and feel friendly and intimate. A number of
different recreation opportunities are provided
for young children, older children and adults.
e landscaping is simple in style with well-
established trees, such as tuarts, marri and jarrah,
used to shade or separate the different areas while
providing views across the entire park.
As stipulated in the brief, the space is low
maintenance with drought tolerant plants and
a footpath meandering through the park in a
circular fashion linking all the different areas.
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