Landscape Architecture

Landscape Architecture

Beauty today, in the eyes of those still to come.

7gen excels in landscape architecture that marries bold, eye-catching design with careful research, preparation and management, resulting in a well-planned union of natural and manmade elements. With a balance of artistic and technical skills, along with scientific, cultural and political expertise, we demonstrate a strong concern for the stewardship, conservation and balance of natural, constructed and human resources. The resulting environments don’t just enhance our view for today, they also serve useful, aesthetic, safe and enjoyable purposes as well as the promise of respecting our land’s resources for tomorrow.

  • Compliance plans
  • Planting plans
  • Conceptual design
  • Schematic design
  • Construction documents
  • Construction observation
  • Site planning
  • Community thematics and placemaking
  • Amenity and resort planning and design
  • Design guidelines
  • Historic preservation and restoration
  • Landscape art and earth sculpture
  • Land reclamation and rehabilitation
  • Streetscapes
  • Water resources
  • Plant Facilities and Detention

    Nearly every community in the Houston region will include a water plant, wastewater plant, lift stations and detention ponds. So why is it that these necessary components are so negatively visible in some communities — and almost invisible in others? In rare instances, some of these components actually work to beautify and enhance communities!  Read more >

  • Why You Should Hire a Professional Planner

    There are many occasions in which a first meeting with a developer is spent processing the numerous reasons a plan (that was initially done by the engineers or architects) is not meeting the needs of the developer’s project vision and goals. Many developers attempt to minimize costs during the due diligence phase by having these professionals make an attempt at the initial plan. Unfortunately, skimping on this phase could be costly later or lost revenue never realized.  Read more >

  • 5 Things to Consider Before Starting Your Master-Planned Community

    So, you have been looking for that great piece of property for your next, or maybe your first, Master-Planned Community (MPC) to develop. How do you know which one to pull the trigger on? There are many things to consider of course, and of those, the following five elements have continued to be either an opportunity and/or constraint as to if a parcel of land will make a great MPC. A professional land planner can evaluate each of these and interpret the impacts these elements have on your vision.   Read more >