The proposed landscape design for Lakeside Extra Care creates a safe and welcoming environment for residents and staff. Key features include:

  The central lawn has been sized to allow large gatherings and events. It has a perimeter path with various access points and seating areas positioned to take advantage of west facing aspects.

  A clear distinction is made between private terraces and public gardens using appropriate planting and varying hard landscaping treatments.

  The South facing terrace outside the communal lounge and dining area has a positive relationship with the larger central lawn is defined by landscaping including trees for shade.

  Robust, multifunctional spaces promote year-round use. Handrails and raised beds improve accessibility for residents with reduced or impaired mobility.

  Strong geometric forms define spaces and increase visual interest; carefully composed views add a sense of discovery to delight users.


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