Crafted Landscapes was invited to undertake a design assessment of the vineyards central picnic area. The client required the outdoor space to be re invented to provide 30no. dinning seats within a landscaped hard standing setting.

Outline of The Brief

  • Hard standing landscaped space to provide 30no. dining seats

  • Outdoor toilets

  • Outdoor showers

  • Kitchen / bar building

  • New office

  • Kennel enclosure

  • The theme of circular and curved organic lines to be incorporated

  • Central stage / platform for entertaining

  • Consideration of balcony deck “view across the vines” (Spiral staircase)

  • Building style

  • oak framed construction

  • timber shingled roof

  • Eggs to Apples type timber cladding

  • Consideration of sedum roof

  • Leaning / angled elevation

  • Norwegian architectural theme

  • Soft landscaping to be incorporated – creating natural screens

  • Outdoor fire pit / burner

  • Earth mounds

  • Sunken space

  • Retaining walls

  • Planting / herb beds

  • Log walls

  • Benches

An overall outstanding landscaped space that will look, and feel natural within its surrounding organic context.