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Providing an innovative, integrated and multi-disciplinary approach to landscape architecture has ensured
three decades of remarkable growth for Tim Davies Landscaping.
The most fruitful creations arrive at the
fingertips of the most inspired and
For nearly 30 years, landscape designer Tim
Davies has worked tirelessly -- studying and
observing nature at its best and its worst, turning
mishmash into magical to create timeless and
Since starting the business in 1982 with just a
few staff and a ute, Tim Davies has built an empire
and an impressive collection of nearly 30 awards.
After joining forces with respected landscape
architect Blake Willis eight years ago, Tim Davies
Landscaping (TDL) now has a team of more
than 80 designers, architects, horticulturalists,
construction workers and maintenance staff.
It is the biggest West Australian company
of its kind offering design, construction and
maintenance services for both residential and
commercial clients with projects ranging from
$50,000 to $2 million.
WOODLANDS LANDSCAPE (left)
is Woodlands garden required a landscape to
enhance the individuality of the home within a
street setting and to create space on a small block.
Linking internal spaces with the garden
to create an illusion of space was achieved by
extending the line set up by a masonry wall into
the landscape through a feature strip of paving.
Tones of red, grey and charcoal were also added
to the facade's focal area to help create a calmer
e introduction of texture was employed
in the driveway to break up the expanse of the
pavement, while still remaining functional.
AZURE APARTMENTS, MT PLEASANT (above)
TDL was asked to construct a serene, common
space for the residents of Mirvac Fini's Azure
e site, spanning an entire block, required
individual designs for each street address (one
corporate, one residential) while maintaining a
common design throughout.
Planters and soaring, deep green deciduous
trees provide a blanket of shade from the warm
western sun, while reducing glare from a large
metal deck canopy.
Bursts of colour, which feature heavily on
the mature frangipani, hibiscus, bauhinia and
A CAREFULLY DESIGNED and orchestrated
landscape at Azure Apartments, Mt Pleasant provides
an immediate sense of lushness and sanctuary.
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