David Bartsch Landscape Architecture LLC is a professional site planning, design, and project management firm. Based in Cambridge and Nantucket, Massachusetts and in business since 1999, DBLA brings customized service and exceptional, thoughtful design solutions to residential and commercial property owners, public agencies, developers, and allied design professionals.
Our focus is to help land owners and decision makers to move ahead with the best information available. We develop cost effective, functional and beautiful solutions that enhance long-term value, utility and appearance. In socially and environmentally responsible ways, we transform ordinary sites into extraordinary settings.
The Big Picture
Our whole-project perspective integrates and informs the work of surveyors, engineers, and building architects. Our collaborative process and comprehensive results add meaning, fresh originality, and a finer level of aesthetic and technical completion to every setting.
Sustainability informs every aspect of our work. It has been an integral part of Landscape architects' lexicon and practice since the profession was established in 1899.
Site Planning and Landscape Design
DBLA's purpose is to work with you to create a landscape the reflects your style and your needs. DBLA brings decades of experience and broad study of extraordinary places across the globe. This ongoing research combined with solid experience informs the design of space through materials, placement, form, light, symmetry, rhythm, and movement.
A homeowner might seek a cutting-edge swimming pool or a fountain, a bold plane of wild grasses, lush gardens, or private spots to cook, dine, and entertain outdoors.
Commercial properties often require better visibility, improved lighting, parking and driveways that actually work, and plantings that help organize and improve a busy setting.
Here for You
Whatever your needs, DBLA takes into account the context of your property, the sun, wind, and slopes. We make sure your landscape improves its location and meets your budget not just for design and construction, but for ongoing maintenance and operations.
DBLA listens. It's your property and we'll help make it all it can be.