Public interest in visual quality and aesthetic compatibility is increasingly important in development planning and decision-making.
As landscape architects, consideration of the aesthetic quality of the visible landscape is founded in our core environmental values. Site Planning and Design requires a focuses on environmental, social, and economic issues that our clients face and the project and practice management that is needed to improve an existing space. Saratoga Associates approaches planning with our multi-disciplinary resources to assemble the research, analysis, mapping, design and public communication skills necessary to meet our clients’ goals and objectives. Through an understanding of the big picture, we distill the essential elements that make a plan responsive, feasible, and realized.
Saratoga Associates is a national leader in the specialized discipline of visual impact assessment and scenic resource management. Services provided to developers and review agencies focus on compliance with the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA), the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA), the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) Program Policy, and local planning and zoning.