Arborvitae Hedges Photo: © Deborah Nevins
Deborah Nevins and Associates has designed projects in Europe and America, from small urban gardens to a forty acre park. Current work includes the Stavros Niarchos Cultural Center in Athens, in collaboration with The Renzo Piano Building Workshop. The Marriott Edition in Hawaii and a ranch with The Renzo Piano Building Workshop are recently completed.
DNA provides horticultural consultancy as well as landscape design services. Our firm is experienced in integrating sculptures into our projects, as we have been fortunate to work with clients with distinguished fine arts collections. Our sophisticated knowledge of plants reflects the wide geographic distribution of the firm’s work, as well as our experience in greenroof technology and planting.
The firm takes pride in collaborating with distinguished architectural firms who practice in diverse stylistic languages.
California: Arbutus Allée, upper level.: Southern California Estate, near the coast. Mediterranean plants used as a fragrant, drought tolerant ground cover. An allée of arbutus is planted above the steps. The fountain was designed by DNA and carved in India. Photo: © Deborah Nevins
Long Island: Hornbeam Hedges.: Formal, clipped hornbeam hedges provide contrast to the woods beyond, intensifying the tension between built and unbuilt, and creating a sense of refuge in the enclosed space. Photo: © Deborah Nevins
Midwestern Estate: Yew Hedges and Locust Trees in the fall.: Allée of locust trees in autumn contrasted to the rich green of hedges. In the winter the yew offer contrast to the architecture of the trees. The estate is designed at the highest level of universal accessibility, providing an experience of nature for those with limited mobility. Photo: © Deborah Nevins
Midwestern Farm: Allée of Willows in the distance.: The low crescent embraces the cultivated farm fields. Photo: © Deborah Nevins
Long Island: 500 Foot Allée of Crabapple Trees. Photo: © Deborah Nevins
Long Island: Allée of Sycamores.: The paved path below the sycamores leads to the garden entrance. Photo: Deborah Nevins
10-acre Southern California Residence.: Plane Trees cast a dappled shade across the entry drive. Photo: Deborah Nevins
Waikiki Marriott Edition Hotel: The silhouettes of indigenous autograph trees are reflected in the Sunrise Pool of the Edition Hotel. Photo: © Nikolas Koenig