PROFILEMcDugald-Steele is a landscape architecturaldesign, construction and management companyheadquartered in Houston, Texas with an affiliateoffice in Austin, Texas.The firm has deep roots in the communities weserve with many clients that have worked with usfor decades – often on multiple properties. Ourcontinued success is built on the ability of our teamof experienced professionals to provide a fullrange of services to create, construct and manageexceptional gardens that enhance the naturalsetting and the built environment.Our work is characterized by its enduring appealand its fresh interpretation of classic garden designprinciples. With meticulous attention to detail, weoversee every aspect of our projects, from designthrough construction. Our clients appreciate thepersonal attention they receive, as well as thecomprehensive level of service that we bring toevery assignment.
VISIONIn every project we undertake, McDugald-Steelebrings an appreciation for each clients vision andresources as well as an abiding respect for theland, climate, and surrounding architecture. Whileevery garden we design is unique, each reflectsinspiration from the surrounding natural and builtenvironments, often incorporating historicalreferences as well as the latest innovations inlandscape design and materials.We continue to value working with clients whoappreciate the "attention to detail" we bring toevery project as well as our ability to manage eachlandscape as it grows and matures towards ourultimate vision. With a commitment to designexcellence, we aspire to become an enduring andtrusted resource for all of our clients.
ETHOSCLIENT SERVICEIS OUR HIGHEST PRIORITYDESIGN AND CONSTRUCTIONCAPABILITY SETS THE STANDARDFOR OUR INDUSTRYCULTURE OF TEAMWORKAND COLLABORATION DEFINESOUR WORKCRAFTSMANSHIP ANDDETAILARE INTEGRAL TO EVERYPROJECTCREATIVE EVOLUTIONCONTINUES TO SHAPE OURPRACTICE
HISTORYMcDugald-Steele marks the founding of itslandscape architecture design and constructionpractice to 1975 as the first comprehensivedesign/build firm in Houston, Texas. From itsearliest inception, McDugald- Steele wasenvisioned as a collaborative team of professionaldesigners, project managers and constructionexperts delivering exceptional outcomes in thebuilt landscape environment.That original vision is still the basis for all we dotoday at McDugald-Steele. The firm has grownfrom a small partnership to a thriving business withmore than 100 landscape professionals, offices inHouston and Austin, and projects throughoutTexas and the Southwestern U.S.McDugald-Steele has consistently led the industrywith works of outstanding design andcraftsmanship. Our practice continues to bedefined by the strength of our teamwork, thecreativity of our designs and the unequalledexcellence of the work we construct.
PROCESS SERVICES PHASE I PHASE II PHASE IIICREATE CONSTRUCT MANAGE•PROJECT INITIATION •DESIGN DEVELOPMENT •PROJECT MAINTENANCE ESTIMATES•CONSULTANT COLLABORATION •HARDSCAPE DOCUMENTATION •SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE•SITE ANALYSIS PROGRAM •DETAIL PLANTING•PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT DOCUMENTATION •FERTILIZATION, WEED AND DISEASE CONTROL•CONCEPTUAL DESIGN •IRRIGATION DESIGN •SOIL TESTING AND EVALUATION•SCHEMATIC DESIGN •LIGHTING DESIGN •IRRIGATION SYSTEM•PRELIMINARY BUDGET ANALYSIS •PROJECT MANAGEMENT MONITORING AND PROGRAMMING•PROJECT SCHEDULING •HARDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION •MULCHING, AERATION AND •SOFTSCAPE CONSTRUCTION COMPOSTING •PROJECT COMMISSIONING •WEEKLY MOWING AND TRIMMING PROGRAM
PROCESS PHASE ICONCEPT DESIGN &PRELIMINARY BUDGET ANALYSISWe begin each project by reviewing your specificprogram requirements followed by an initial siteinventory and analysis. This informationestablishes the foundation for us to begin theconceptual design of your garden.Our staff creates illustrative drawings, sketchesand models that communicate our design conceptsfor your review. Once the concepts are refined andreceive your approval, we prepare and present adetailed preliminary budget for all anticipated coststo construct your garden.
PROCESS PHASE IIDESIGN DEVELOPMENTDRAWINGS & CONSTRUCTIONThe conceptual designs are converted intodetailed development documents andspecifications that enable us to procurecompetitive bids and ultimately contract, permitand build your garden.We supervise, coordinate and oversee allsubcontractors and in-house personnel assignedto complete the construction of your garden. Ourcontract administration service provides thoroughaccounting of all project expenses and paymentsalong with managing the related insurancerequirements
PROCESS PHASE IIIMANAGINGYour landscape is one of our living creations.Upon completion of each landscape installation,we recommend one of our maintenance programsto protect and nurture your landscape investment.Each client is assigned a Maintenance AccountSupervisor who personally directs our team toprofessionally service and sustain your garden. Asyour landscape matures, the entire McDugald-Steele team continues to monitor the garden toensure that it develops per the original designintent.
PROJECTS2222 Smith Jefferson Ridge Apartments Shell Oil Technology Center3000 Sage Apartments Jefferson Village Apartments Sterling Bank3355 N. Alabama Office Building John Connally Plaza St. Anne’s Catholic Church36 Sixty Richmond Kingwood Parc St. Thomas University Chapel GardenAnheuser-Busch Tour Garden Kirby Oaks Shopping Center The Centre at Post OakBaker Hughes – Baker Oil Tools KTRK-Channel 13 Studio The Child Guidance CenterBaker Hughes Petrolite Laboratory Lawrence Industries Corporate Campus The Contemporary Arts MuseumBaker Hughes Process Systems Center Main Street Beautification Project The Cullen Sculpture GardenBaker Hughes / Inteq Corporate Campus The Mandolin Apartments The Forum of CivicsBaker Hughes Training Center Marriott Towneplace Hotels The Garden at Houston CenterBayou Bend Towers Memorial Heights Apartments The Hampton at Post Oak CondominiumBreco Offices Memorial Southeast Psychiatric Center The Morgan Group Corporate OfficesCasa Del Mar Condominiums Meyerland Plaza The Museum of Fine ArtsChampions Forest Shopping Center Museum of Fine Arts - Houston The Plaza at Midtown ApartmentsChildren’s Zoo at the Houston Zoo Northwest Crossing Office Center The Plaza Museum District ApartmentsCompaq Computer Corporation Campus Frontage Pinecroft Center The Warwick TowersCompaq Computer Corporation Visitor’s Center Pin Oak Estates Unity Church of ChristianityCompaq Computer Corporation Headquarters Primavera at the Galleria Village Walk TownhomesBldgs. Rice University Villas in the Pines ApartmentsCourt at Museums Gate Apartments Rice University Jogging Trail Whispering Pines Golf ClubDeerbrook Marketplace Rice University Jones Graduate School Winlow - Westheimer District CentreTanglewood Court Rice University Streetscape MFAH – Bayou Bend Visitor & Education CenterFirst City Tower Plaza Rice Village Shopping Center The Morgan Group - MidlaneFirst Interstate Bank Plaza River Oaks Country Club The Morgan Group – CollectionsFirst United Methodist Church River Oaks Shopping Center Baker HughesGulfgate Center Renovation Schlumberger Technical Center Baker Oil ToolsHouston Country Club Second Baptist Church St. Annes Catholic CommunityHouston Racquet Club Four Leaf Towers Glenwood Cemetery
CONTACT John T. Dupuy, ASLA Project Development Director McDugald-SteeleLandscape Architects & Contractors ph. 713-868-8060 (main) ph. 832-203-0484 (direct) fax 832-204-8926 cell 713-206-0071 849 West 26th St. Houston, Texas 77008 www.mcdugaldsteele.com