Post OP is a period of recovery. Everyone who undergoes surgery is subject to a recovery period. Medical professionals call this a ‘post-operative period.’ Our idea of Post OP, as it relates to landscape, is based on performance in order to heal the damaged ecological infrastructure on the site. The operation is necessary to restore the natural ecosystem to a healthy and thriving state. The post OPeration will require a period of recovery. The term recovery implies that something once lost, devalued, forgotten, or misplaced has been found again with renewed vitality [Corner]. This life process and timeline for the recovery will be further defined as we move through the elements of designfor the Prado landscape.