stepping up

Entering the entertainment courtyard and viewing from the food courts these seating steps presented an opportunity for waterwise indigenous planting – with no automated irrigation, water fountains and lights… We planted large feature Aloidendron barberae (Aloe trees) with a mixture of Plumbago, Portelucaria and Dietes in mass planting blocks. For the full project please read…

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bucket-list

It was an honour be a small part of the team that worked on this project for NEVADA GROUP.  The Flamingo shopping centre also won a SAPOA award for the best small regional mall SA 2019. The beautiful ‘bucket’ pots were made by Allsorted Designs, planting by The Source Landscaping And Design and the architects Paragon…

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collaboration to play

This amazing playscape was collaboration with creative ORLANDO and the kids from the NGO Afrika Tikkun Uthando centre. It was a privilege to work with them to develop a playscape in the limited existing area and develop this into something with educational, occupational and aesthetical meaning. But most of all to learn through playing outside……

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four seasons in 1 hectare

The new development for Investec properties, Cornubia mall includes more than 1ha intensive indigenous commercial planting … At Cornubia mall, now almost 9 months old there were quite a few interesting statistics with regards to numbers…read the extract below or for the full article published in the July issue for the ProLandscaper. “This project entails…

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on playing it forward…

COTTONTREE is a land & playscape design firm that was started in 2012 with a focus on sustainable value and quality. Our motto is ‘playing outside’ and we understand the importance of childhood memories that are shaped by our environments and nature. Christa has worked on various national and international projects including nursery schools, commercial…

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mall…at the beach

The new development for Investec properties, Cornubia mall includes more than 1ha intensive indigenous commercial planting surrounding the large shopping mall. The landscape storyline narrates four seasons to distinguish between the different zones. The northern section, completely on deck, is without irrigation and very water-wise, as opposed to the southern section with the iconic fig…

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