Master Planning and Landscape Architecture

/Master Planning and Landscape Architecture

Sherman Oaks Oasis

Sherman Oaks Oasis Tucked into a hillside outside of Los Angeles, this mid-century home is barely visible from the street. The rear yard of the house was designed to provide some openness and sense of space within the small property while maintaining privacy and shade. Under an olive tree at the rear of the property [...]

Locust Valley Modern

Locust Valley Modern The home of a boat captain, this modern house was designed by the noted architect John Hejduk, former Dean of Cooper Union. The landscape design respects and enhances the architecture of the house by defining a formal courtyard with a tranquil reflecting pool and a pedestal for the owner’s sculpture. To keep [...]

Jupiter Island Landscape

Jupiter Island Landscape This landscape was designed to provide a beautiful setting for the house and also enhance the views looking out from within the home. In front of the house a cluster of coconut palms are set in a square green panel of grass with a gravel border. A stone and gravel pathway leads [...]

Pound Ridge Cottage Garden

Pound Ridge Cottage Garden The landscape design for this home created a serene oval of lawn in the woodland setting, connecting the two buildings on the property. The lawn is bordered by a mix of older rhododendrons and hollies, with new shrubs and perennials, and a cold frame adjacent to the house. A raised bluestone [...]

Green Meadow Eco-Camp

Green Meadow Eco-Camp The Green Meadow Eco-Camp is a development concept and master plan designed for the Foxstone Group of New York. Foxstone obtained a 130 acre parcel in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains and wished to create a retreat for families looking for a fun and relaxed environment to commune with nature. The [...]

Mill Hill Historic Park

Mill Hill Historic Park This park in Norwalk, Connecticut is on a hill overlooking Norwalk harbor and contains a cemetery and three historic buildings dating from 1740.  The park is frequently used as a resource for school trips where the students are taught about local history.  JKA provided design and construction documents for landscape improvements [...]


Sketchpad Drawings and illustrations from various projects.