In my field, we may have to rush designs for reasons beyond our control.
And issues crucial to having the best possible project are not addressed, such as site planning, or grading and drainage, affecting the user experience, costs, plant health and aesthetic. We can always try to execute betteras a team the next time, but it’s easier to do it the first time.
Back to El Paso’s Sierra Providence East Hospital from my last post, photos also from 12/10/2008.
In some of my past blogs’ posts, creating different spaces with some type of division is important to me.
Valuing water, sense-of-place and reasonable budgets to create a smaller oasis within a drier, yet appealing context, is part of good living in a dry land; even wetter places like the Mediterranean climates have that tradition. That’s a manmade boundary abstracting contrasts found in nature.
Appealing garden design organizes spaces, via observation, learning and refinement; beyond being a mere artiste, it integrates art and science.
So, step across the boundary; I even numbered each photo –