Native Retreat — Kathleen Murphy Landscape Design
Winner of The Design Files 2020 Landscape Design Award A garden which nestles into the surrounding landscape, mixing native and exotic plantings for foliage and textural interest. The use of locally sourced materials with drought hardy and frost tolerant plants.
The original Colgate – Palmolive manufacturing plant built between 1920 and 1930 was converted to 110 apartments and 10 town houses with associated parking. Large areas along the waterfront were dedicated to the public as a waterfront park. The approval for the development was granted by the Land and Environment Court and the development has been praised for its sensitivity to the heritage elements of the existing buildings and their setting. The project represented a successful outcome for…