Concept Design is organized to explore a preliminary design framework. A design framework is the primary and essential organizing structure for the design.
Schematic Design can be initiated with a basis to begin formulating detailed design intent. Intent defines the essence of Schematic Design. Intentions come in the form of principles, performance metrics, a mission, a thesis, and form and character studies.
During the Design Development phase, the proposed scheme is advanced and further developed to become the final design. In previous phases, the focus has been on the project as a whole. During Design Development, it becomes important to give individual attention to each system, each space, each component, and each detail of the project.
The primary purpose of landscape architectural Construction Documents is to provide a clear, concise, and complete description of the contractual work scope between the owner and contractor.