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Portfolio

Julia Kriz


Contents 1 Outdoor Classrooms • Kent Gardens Elementary School 2 Hardscape diagrams for clients and builders 3 A Retreat in the Clouds • Butler residence 4 Community Renovation • San Elios Train Station 5 Public Use Site Analysis • Windmill Park 6 Associative Plant Communities • Miller residence 7 A Calming Influence • Vincenti residence 8 Resumé


A walled courtyard in a school

"You really captured our hope for that space." - Ramona Gavin Assistant Principal

Spaces for children to learn with a focus on science and art


A procession of blooming plants trace the seasons clockwise around the periphery

Areas for students to cultivate bulbs and cool-season vegetables

Outdoor Classrooms • Kent Gardens Elementary School

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Custom hardscape design for clients


Technical diagrams for construction

Hardscape diagrams for clients and builders

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Section: a steep side slope on a narrow lot


Long steps widen the feel of the property

Sumacs anchor the soil and give privacy A cantilevered deck adds space

A Retreat in the Clouds • Butler residence

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Architectural design and modeling

A southwestern train station in adobe and wood Community space for concerts and markets

Access for cyclists and pedestrians


Community Renovation • San Elios Train Station

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Data collection and site mapping


Analysis and solutions for: - underused spaces - blocked views - safety hazards - pedestrian and cyclist flow - invasive vegetation - drainage patterns - parking - historical significance

Public Use Site Analysis • Windmill Park

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Outdoor spa room influenced by Japanese hot springs

Garden rooms with distinct plant palettes


"You’ve created a plant palette that is reminiscent of the best of the Japanese tradition, yet is completely modern." - Thomas Rainer Planting Design Professor

Seasonal color diagram

Interplanting strategies for bulbs, matrices, and mixtures

Associative Plant Communities • Miller residence

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Goal: bring order to a cluttered hardscape

"The yard is looking great overall, and we’re really pleased." - Ross Vincenti Homeowner


Completed installation

Plantings enliven existing ornaments

A Calming Influence • Vincenti residence

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Julia Kriz jmkriz@gmail.com I have professional experience in landscape design and installation. I am comfortable working in several formal and naturalistic styles. My key strengths are knowledge of plants, attention to artistic and mathematical detail, and an understanding of the character of natural sites and and historical styles.

View this portfolio online at issuu.com/jmkriz/docs/portfolio Design by Julia Kriz. Copyright 2011 Julia Kriz. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be printed or reproduced or utilized in any form by electronic, mechanical, or other means without permission in writing from the author.


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"Here is why you will really succeed: your gift for big ideas is balanced by an eye for detail." - Thomas Rainer Planting Design Professor

January 2011 Landscape Design Portfolio  

January 2011 Landscape Design Portfolio

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