Gullatte Landscape Architecture is a small boutique landscape architecture firm by design. Our company philosophy is to use our strengths and expertise to provide the best service for our clients. We supplement our strengths by collaborating with a network of other Design professionals and contractors to deliver a complete quality product to our clients.
Our basic services are two-fold. We provide full design services from initial conceptual through construction administration. Secondly, for select projects, Gullatte Landscape Architecture provides construction management services. These services include hiring contractors and coordinating work through project completion and owner acceptance.
Gullatte Landscape Architecture recognizes the importance of being a team player. As such, we often serve as lead design professional for projects. However, we are equally comfortable and enthusiastic about serving as a team member when working as a sub-consultant to other landscape architects, civil engineers, and architects.
We begin each project by listening to our client’s vision. In the initial stages of a project we sketch and create 3D computer models to help visualize and explore design opportunities.
As design ideas develop, we vet the plans for compatibility with project budget and schedule. Using past project experience, our services often include developing budgets for our clients.
As our team prepares well-crafted construction documents, we consider constructability and availability of materials. At the end of the day, our goal is to exceed our client expectations by delivering quality projects within budget and on time.
The Gullatte Landscape Architecture team is a family. We have worked together for years, and each team member knows his or her responsibility in guiding each project to successful completion. Each team member of our firm places high importance on client satisfaction.
Gary M. Gullatte has practiced landscape architecture for over twenty years in the Southeast United States. He has been involved with the horticulture profession for over thirty-five years. In 1988, he received an MLA degree, with honors, from The University of Georgia. There, Gary began to appreciate and develop a passion for the use of native plants in the landscape.
Gary has a philosophy of merging client needs with creative, context-sensitive site solutions. His team approach for every project is to treat the site with respect and to create coherent,manageable landscapes. Additionally, he places strong emphasis on honoring project budgets and construction schedules.
Gary regularly sits on design juries for Graduate Landscape Architecture Student Studios at Auburn University. Other credentials held by Gary include: LEED accredited professional with specialty, and Level II Certified Design Professional (GSWCC).
For twenty years, Rhonda L. Rolen has served as office manager for Gullatte Landscape Architecture. She possesses a keen attention to detail and has strong organizational skills, which have long been a valuable asset to the firm. Additionally, Rhonda enjoys her role as liaison between Client and Team Members.
As Office Manager, Rhonda’s primary responsibilities include all aspects of company financial and human resources management.
Senior CAD Designer
Melissa L. Laufenberg has an educational background in mechanical engineering and many years’ experience using AutoCAD in architecture. She blends these skills with a strong work ethic to produce well-prepared construction documents for Gullatte Landscape Architecture.
Melissa has been a team member with Gullatte landscape Architecture for ten years. Her primary responsibilities include: preparing construction documents, ensuring code and ordinance compliance, and coordinating our work with other design disciplines.
Providing Landscape Architecture and Construction Management Services Through Collaboration.
Gullatte Landscape Architecture provides conceptual design through Construction Administration Services for landscape architecture related projects. Our first goal is to build working relationships with our clients, listening to their vision. While we do work for some Clients one time only, we strive to develop a long-term relationships with our clients that last many years.
For select projects, our work goes beyond design services. Gullatte Landscape Architecture often manages landscape and site amenity installation work. This service includes contractor selection, project coordination, and serving as liaison between owner and contractor through project completion and acceptance.