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Santosh George works of last five years in USA (Dallas & Minneapolis) in the fiels of Landscape Design, Horticulture, Project Management, Design Build etc

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  1. 1. SANTOSH A. GEORGELandscape Architect / HorticulturistMember Fellow, Indian Society of Landscape Architects American Society of Landscape Architect. past Ahmedabad Management AssociationEDUCATION Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Minnesota, 2001 B.S. Agriculture, Allahabad Agricultural Institute, University of Allahabad, India, 1991PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Studio Leader / Practice Group Member, BurtHill Design Group, India 09/2010 to date Associate / Sr.PM, MESA Design Group, Dallas 10/2006 to 03/2010 Lead Designer/Project Manager, Edelweiss Design Inc., Minneapolis 05/2002 – 09/2006 Landscape Consultant - I, URS Corp. (formerly BRW), Minneapolis 06/2001 – 04/2002 College of Design, U of Minnesota, Graduate Assistant & Student 10/1998 - 05/2001 Landscape Designer, Al-Manahal Agri. Tech., Muscat, Sultanate of Oman 07/1995 – 10/1998 Faculty CADD Center & Freelance Designer, Trivandrum, India 11/1993 - 06/1995 Landscape Designer, Samak Landscapes Private Limited, New Delhi, India 05/1992 – 10/1993SKILL SET Business development & Financial management of the project Creative communication, drawing, writing and organizational skills Conduct and prepare site reviews and analyses Proficiency in Presentation packages, Conceptual Design through CD, including hand sketches Ecologically sound, Sustainable and Site Contextual design within regional cultural patterns Horticultural knowledge and Planting design spanning Tropical, Dry, Mild, Continental Biomes Lead project teams, project management, scheduling, budgeting, and work assignments to staff Participate in on-site construction observation, as neededSTUDIO Contextual Experience in Infrastructure design, Mixed Use/Retail, Hospitality, Resorts, Therapeutic gardens, Community Design, SEZ/IT, Corporate, Master planning. Botanical Gardens, and High End Residentials perennial stream in Arthala Estate, Mallapuram, Kerala, India
  2. 2. Project . ResidenceLocation: Lake of the Isles, MinnesotaRole: Lead Designer. PMTeam. Edelweiss Design
  3. 3. Project . Phase I of Aurum Residential Towers. Podium GardenType: ResidentialLocation. Chennai. Tamil Nadu State. IndiaRole. Designer. PMTeam. BurtHill. India
  4. 4. Project. Aurum Township. Clubhouse Garden Type. RecreationalArchitecture | Engineering | Interior Design | PMC | Landscape | Master Planning AURUM • CLUBHOUSE 11.02.24 Location. Chennai. Tamil Nadu State. IndiaUSA - UAE - INDIA © Burt Hill 2010 Role. Lead Designer. PM Team. BurtHill. India
  5. 5. Project . Aurum Township. Clubhouse GardenType. RecreationalLocation. Chennai. Tamil Nadu. IndiaRole. Lead Designer. PMTeam. BurtHill. India
  6. 6. Project. Aurum Township. Site Office. Sales GardenType. CorporateLocation. Chennai. Tamil Nadu State. IndiaRole. Lead Designer. PMTeam. BurtHill. India
  7. 7. Project . ResidenceLocation: St. Paul, MinnessotaRole: Lead Designer. PMTeam. Edelweiss Design
  8. 8. club house lake view street children’s park main entry park palace view street jodhana main driveProject . Jodhana Township, Streetscape & GardensType: ResidentialLocation: Jodhpur, Rajasthan, IndiaRole: Client Development, Lead Designer, PMTeam. BurtHill. India Coming to Jodhana Community you feel the temperature cooling down with its green canopy and vibrant planting scheme. Trellis shade structures and densely planted native trees provide prospect and refuge. Native landscape (xeriscape) in modern interpretation of formal gardens finds the genus loci of the place.
  9. 9. APPROACH ROAD TO JODHANA COMMUNITY MAIN ENTRANCE VIEW KEY PLAN KEY PLAN VIEWS VIEWS 4. JODHANA • SCHEMATIC DESIGN PRESENTATION 05.09.2011 5. JODHANA • SCHEMATIC DESIGN PRESENTATION 05.09.2011 Architecture | Engineering | Interior Design | PMC | Landscape | Master Planning Architecture | Engineering | Interior Design | PMC | Landscape | Master Planning USA - UAE - INDIA © Burt Hill 2010 USA - UAE - INDIA © Burt Hill 2010CENTRAL NODE AND WATER RILLS IN THE BOULEVARD CHILDRENS PARK KEY PLAN KEY PLAN VIEWS
  10. 10. KEY PLAN planter walkway planter driveway planter walkway 2.5 mt. 1.8 mt. 1.5 mt. 9.5 mt wide 1.5 mt. 1.2 mt.SECTION planter walkway planter driveway planter walkway 2.5 mt. 1.8 mt. 1.5 mt. 9.5 mt wide 1.5 mt. 1.2 mt.
  11. 11. KEY PLANVIEW OF THE LAKE PROMENADE DRIVE WITH PALMS AND BOUNDARY TREATMENT
  12. 12. WATER COURT TERRACE GARDEN CLUB COURT FRUIT GARDEN CENTRAL PARK GARDEN CLUB HOUSE- AERIAL VIEW CLUB HOUSE PARK / ZONE 2 JODHANA • SCHEMATIC DESIGN PRESENTATION CLUB HOUSE PARK / ZONE 2 38. 05.09.2011 Architecture | Engineering | Interior Design | PMC | Landscape | Master Planning USA - UAE - INDIA © Burt Hill 2010 37. JODHANA • SCHEMATIC DESIGN PRESENTATION 05.09.2011 Architecture | Engineering | Interior Design | PMC | Landscape | Master Planning USA - UAE - INDIA © Burt Hill 2010VIEW- WATER COURT VIEW- WATER COURT
  13. 13. GAZEBO WATER PLAY AREA LAWN SAND PLAY COURT SHADE GARDEN AERIAL VIEW- CHILDREN’S PARK CHILDRENS GARDEN / ZONE 3 CHILDRENS GARDEN / ZONE 3 48. JODHANA • SCHEMATIC DESIGN PRESENTATION 05.09.2011 49. JODHANA • SCHEMATIC DESIGN PRESENTATION 05.09.2011 Architecture | Engineering | Interior Design | PMC | Landscape | Master Planning Architecture | Engineering | Interior Design | PMC | Landscape | Master Planning USA - UAE - INDIA © Burt Hill 2010 USA - UAE - INDIA © Burt Hill 2010VIEW - CHILDREN’S PARK WATER BODY AND FEATURE VIEW - CHILDREN’S PARK INTERNAL WALKWAY, SEATING
  14. 14. ground covers swing herb garden herb gar- herb garden lawn lawn patio lawn with patio patio lawn swing with with swing swing garden views garden views garden views edible vegetables & fruits garden views garden water garden views feature Steve Martino Landscape Architect edible shrubs garden edible garden edible garden garden views garden views garden views garden views walkway walkway canopy trees shrub entry walkway entry entry garden with shrub walkway with entry with trellis border shrub trellis with trellis border shrub trellis border SOFTSCAPE PALLETTE HARDSCAPE PALLETTEProject . Jodhana Township, Villa Gardens HARDSCAPE PALLETTE TYPE B TYPE A 56. JODHANA • SType: Residential 55. JODHANA • SCHEMATIC DESIGN PRESENTATION Architecture | Engineering | Interior Design | PMC | Landscape | Master Planning TYPE B 05.09.2011 54. Architecture | Engineering | Interior Design | PMC | Landscape | Master Planning JODHANA • SCHEMATIC DESIGN PRESENTATION USA - UAE - INDIA © Burt Hill 2010 05.09.2011 Architecture | Engineering | Interior Design | PMC | Landscape | Master Planning 55. JODHANA • SCHEMATIC DESIGN PRESENTATION 05.09.2011Location: Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India USA - UAE - INDIA | Burt Hill 2010 Architecture © Engineering | Interior Design | PMC | Landscape | Master Planning USA - UAE - INDIA © Burt Hill 2010Role: Client Development, Lead Designer, PM USA - UAE - INDIA © Burt Hill 2010Team. BurtHill. India
  15. 15. Project . ResidenceLocation: Lake of the Isles, MinnesotaRole: Lead Designer. PMTeam. Edelweiss Design
  16. 16. THE STREETS IN THE COMMUNITY ARE OF CURVILINEAR PATTERN THAT LEADS TO COMMON OPEN SPACES THAT ARE INDIVIDUALLY THEMED TO PROVIDE DISTINCT GARDENProject . Sarjapur Township Streetscape & Gardens EXPERIENCES FOR THE DISCERNING LIFESTYLEType: Residential Play courts with seatingLocation: Bangalore. Karnataka. India Ramp to basement-exitRole: Client Development. Lead Designer. PMTeam. BurtHill. India Villa backyards connects with open space surrounded by variety of palms, comprising of Boundary plantation- water body and seating areas, Evergreen flowering trees. provides community interaction and living close to nature Streets devoid of vehicular movement becomes extension of the villa front garden The villa backyard becomes an extension to Lotus Pools Terraced gardens, children’s intertwined with seating areas, play areas, large open space gives a resort mood lifestyle serves as a multipurpose coming home lawn to facilitate community gathering. Ramp to basement-entry Club house interior is domi- nant with indoor planting and water pools Green belts of vegetation move from exterior to interior canopy blending the garden rooms Grand entry into community through a thick vegetation of tropical plants, water feature and sculpture Image courtsey morphogenesis VILLA MASSING SITE PLAN SARJAPUR • CONCEPT DESIGN PRESENTATION 21.09.2011 SARJAPUR • CONCEPT DESIGN PRESENTATION 21.09.2011 Architecture | Engineering | Interior Design | PMC | Landscape | Master Planning Architecture | Engineering | Interior Design | PMC | Landscape | Master Planning USA - UAE - INDIA © Burt Hill 2010 USA - UAE - INDIA © Burt Hill 2010 TYPICAL STREET PLAN Main streets integrated with hardscape Curvilinear planting and pathways Planted alley street leads to unique and softscape blending the streetscape breaks the static architecture creating and themed garden typology and villa gardens garden viewsheds
  17. 17. VIEWS SARJAPUR • CONCEPT DESIGN PRESENTATION 21.09.2011 Architecture | Engineering | Interior Design | PMC | Landscape | Master Planning USA - UAE - INDIA © Burt Hill 2010 KEY PLAN Main Street VIEWS SARJAPUR • CONCEPT DESIGN PRESENTATION 21.09.2011 Architecture | Engineering | Interior Design | PMC | Landscape | Master Planning Lotus pool USA - UAE - INDIA © Burt Hill 2010 Bali house Step stones Ornamental trees Palm groves Villa LandscapeProject . Sarjapur Township, Water Theme GardenType: ResidentialLocation: Bangalore. Karnataka. IndiaRole: Client Development. Lead Designer. PMTeam. BurtHill. India LOTUS GARDEN SARJAPUR • CONCEPT DESIGN PRESENTATION 21.09.2011 VIEWS Architecture | Engineering | Interior Design | PMC | Landscape | Master Planning SARJAPUR • CONCEPT DESIGN PRESENTATION 21.09.2011
  18. 18. Project . AHMEDABAD UNIVERSType: EDUCATIONALLocation: Ahmedabad. IndiaRole: Lead Designer. PMTeam: Burt Hill
  19. 19. Project . MARRIOTTType: HOSPITALITYLocation: Bangalore. IndiaRole: Lead Designer. PM
  20. 20. Project . GLOCAL UNIVERSITYType: EDUCATIONALLocation: Uttrakhand. IndiaRole: Lead Designer. PM
  21. 21. Project . WHITEFIELD TOWERSType: GROUP HOUSINGLocation: BANGALORE . IndiaRole: Lead Designer. PMTeam: Burt Hill
  22. 22. Project . WHITEFIELD TOWERSType: GROUP HOUSINGLocation: bANGALORE . IndiaRole: Lead Designer. PMTeam: Burt Hill
  23. 23. Project . Rajkot Residential TowersType: ResidentialLocation: Rajkot. Gujrat. IndiaRole: Lead Designer. PMTeam. BurtHill. India
  24. 24. Project . Family ResidenceType: ResidentialLocation: Ahmedabad. Gujrat. IndiaRole: Lead Designer. PMTeam. BurtHill. India
  25. 25. HYDROLOGY SITE ANALYSIS PROPOSED CANAL DEC 21 PROPOSED CANAL BIO SWALES MAIN ACCESS ROAD WATER CHANNEL CONNECTION TO NODE/ACCESS POINT OPEN FIELDS & GLASS HOUSES WIND DIRECTION ROOF RAIN WATER HARVESTING SUNPATH JUN 21 RAIN GARDEN EXISTING TREE MASS OPEN FIELDS VIEW OPPORTUNITIES GLASS HOUSES AM AM UNDERGROUND WATER TANK RE RE ST ST G IN G IN IST IST EX EX E SIT E E SIT SIT E SIT BI U NA BI BP U NA BP NORTH NORTH PROPOSED NATIONAL AGRI - FOOD BIOTECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE (NABI) PROPOSED NATIONAL AGRI - FOOD BIOTECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE (NABI)Project . Scientific & Research CampusType: CampusLocation: Chandigarh. IndiaRole: Lead Designer. PMTeam. BurtHill. India
  26. 26. Project : Lake CabinType: Second HomeLocation: Lake Minnestonka, Minneapolis USARole: Lead Designer. PMTeam. BurtHill. India
  27. 27. Project . Residential ProjectType: OSRLocation: Chennai. IndiaRole: Lead Designer. PM, Client DevelopmentTeam. BurtHill. India
  28. 28. master plan MEDIC AL C O LLEG E C AMPUS C O MPO N EN TS RESIDENTIAL FACILITIES CENTRALISED TEACHING ADMIN. SERVICES HOSPITAL MEDICAL COLLEGEProject . Cancer Research Center & Medical CollegeType: CampusLocation: Ahmedabad. Gujrat. IndiaRole: Designer. PM overall landscape master planTeam. BurtHill. India december 28, 2010
  29. 29. Project . Organic Farm & Interpretive CenterType: Education & ResearchLocation: Aluva. Kerala. IndiaRole: Client Development. Lead Designer. PMTeam. BurtHill. India
  30. 30. Panaromic view from the Tree DeckNew Boat & landing Native cow for Organic manure Organic Cerification from Lancome, Denmark Tree Deck
  31. 31. the LOCATION the LAND SITE – DETAILS & FEATURES Extent: 190 Acres Water: sufficient spring water available Registration: currently under Plantation Registration (conversion to residential registration possible – owner to take the responsibility) Height ratio from bottom to top of the site: 1:10 Sea level at the centre of the site: 1400 ft Width of the road inside the site: 14-16 ft Type of road inside the site: Metal & Mud (tarring possible) Surrounding areas: one side is Silent Valley Government Forest, rest three sides are rubber plantation areas Entrance to the site: only through the main road (no public entrance) Power: no power facility available as of now. Can be taken on request at the clients cost Unions: No employee unions in the site Nearest air port: Calicut (Kozhikode) – 65kms a plantation community deep in God’s Own Country a plantation community deep in God’s Own Country Government authority: Panchayat project CONTEXT With the Arabian Sea in the west, the Western Ghats towering 500-2700 m in the east and networked by forty-four rivers, Kerala enjoys diverse geographical features. Village: Kerala Site From tall mountains and deep valleys to endless backwaters and an extensive coastline, Kerala has it all. Taluk: Nilambur District: Malappuram History Location Advantage Established by British Planters in early 1910’s due to the suitabilty of growing Karuvarukundu (a land atop hills) is situated 28 kms from Manjeri Town and Original survey map depicting the extents of jungle plantation crops such as tea, rubber, coffe, cocoa and cardomon in the idyllic 56 kms from the Kozhikode International Airport. Bounded by the Nilgiri Hills in the east, clearing staring from year1826 to 1915 for ARTHALA ESTATE ARTHALA ESTATE mountain ranges bordering the unique biome of Silent Valley. Over a period of years the Arabian Sea in the west and Thrissur and Palakkad districts in the south, Karuvaru- tea introduction. the plantation went wild due to economic non vailibilty and high labor cost. kundu is enriched by three great rivers flowing through it - the Chaliyar, The Kadalundi This enabled the land to heal, the plantations and wilderness co existed in har- and the Bharathapuzha. The hill region has also contributed much to the cultural heri- The map shows the three criss crossing Elephants path mony. The stewards of land watched in awe the healing powers and rejuvenation tage of Kerala. Along with historic monuments and diverse natural attractions, a range passing through which is still active and left alone by of nature and maintained it status quo. of cultural and ritual art forms add to its value as a destination worth visiting. The entire the locals and owners. Recognizing the high demand of plantation products and non availibity of land for Karuvarukundu region situates very adjacent to the world famous “Silent Valley” National new plantations, the stewards and a group of like minded professionals joined hand Park, only separated by hill tops. The climatic condition of Karuvarukundu fascinates the Watershed is cleary demarked and extensive network of to renew and develop the plantation with sustainable green and integrated crop outsiders as it is less humid compared to other parts of Kerala. natural spring flow mapped out. management practices embracing Mother Nature. Distance from (Calicut) Kozhikode Airport to relatd destinations In the process they realized the potential for ecological based tourism in the region 1) Manjeri (Malappuram District): 28 km (see 1.2) From south to east the estate is bordering the famed as a viable way to share the stewardship to like minded individuals in share 2) Karuvarakundu (Malappuram District) : 56 km (see 1.3) protected Silent Valley Biosphere. North and East side cropping and hands on stress relieving activities such as making tea, trekking, living 3) Site Entrance (Malappuram District) : 65 km (see 2) borders the Kerala Rubber Estate and private properties. off the land at the same time conserving the original biome. Matfield W.L.L Matfield W.L.L the PLACE the OPPORTUNITY Developing a eco resort based on Colonial Tea Plantation with emphasis on green living:Role: Client Development. Lead Designer. PM An eco friendly resort conceived with in the naturally beautiful site full of tall trees and terraced terrain with largeProject . Eco Tourism & Plantation Lifestyle rocks surrounded by plantation crops. Resort footprint The existing Bungalow, renovated to original glory located at the high point of the estate becomes the club house piv- otal to the 10 - 15 cottages available for rental . The high point and terraced land provides vistas of hills and valleys from every conceivable angle to the visitors.Location: Malapuram. Kerala. India The Theme for the resort is based on Tea Plantation of yester years and revolves around that eras culture. Worked out for an eco friendly site planning and development, which will make least disturbance to the land, trees, rocks, streams and so on. The land of 10 acres identified and cleared currently is connected with trails and natural pathway laid out withType: Resort & Residential natural available stone to the surrounding destinations with in the estate. and extended to Elephants paths and head waters and to Silent Valley and finally for the extreme backpackers / walkers to Ooty, Karnataka 3 hours by the Jungle trail. Additional Electric golf carts is used for movement within a plantation community deep in God’s Own Country a plantation community deep in God’s Own Country the resort area which almost connects from one end to the other end of the site with steps leading to residences. The architecture is to follow the traditional Colonial style, and optional Jungle cottages using native bamboo and palm leaves theme is set strategically around estates idyllic locations for viewing birds and wildlife. Few tree cottages set on selected trees or set to clinging on to slopes with pier ARTHALA ESTATE ARTHALA ESTATE foundation becoming a specialty . All design and activities blended together for a unique experience amalgamating between chic and boutique engulfed in rustic. Immersing in 1800’s plantation era culture with music, Scenic, immersed and surrounded by the hills, Arthala plantation is pristine offering a feast of discovery. slow cuisine from estate raised vegetable, fowls and cattle A place far from the maddening worlds but connected if that be the with. and day trips to nearby Ayurvedic resorts, temples, destinations etc to attract premium clients with a package ranging up to USD 250 to 1000 per day. Total human foot fall on the 160 acre estate limited to 200 visitors at any given with approximately 50 local hand to sup- port both the stay on and visitor communities i.e. 1.5 per-
  32. 32. Project . Limited Member Club HouseType. RecreatonalLocation. Ahmedabad. Gujrat. IndiaRole. Lead Designer. PMTeam. BurtHill. India
  33. 33. Project . ResidenceLocation: Lake of Isles, MinnesotaRole: Lead Designer. PMTeam. GroundOne Design
  34. 34. PLAN VIEW Century Mills Development, Mumbai - Schematic Design Phase A1a SITE CONTEXT / PHASE A1a December 4 - 5, 2009Project. Mill Land RedevelopmentType. Mixed UseLocation. Mumbai. Maharastra. IndiaRole. Client Development. PMTeam. MESA Design Group. Dallas
  35. 35. Project. Convention Center & HotelType. Mixed UseLocation. Mckinney. Texas. USARole. PMTeam. MESA Design Group. Dallas
  36. 36. Project. Mall ExpansionType. RetailLocation. Valencia. California. USARole. PMTeam. MESA Design Group. Dallas
  37. 37. Project. SEZ - Info Tech ParkType. Corporate. CommercialLocation. Bangalore. Karnataka State. IndiaRole. Client Development. PMTeam. MESA Design Group. Dallas

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