Steve Martino
  • Phoenix, AZ
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Need design help for telescoping gate
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I have a contemporary residential project in Los Angeles that because of tight site conditions the only driveway gate that will work is a telescoping gate. The internet has not been any help. I found…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Martino Sep 1, 2012.


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Profile Information

I am a...
self taught
Current Employment:
Steve Martino/ Cactus City Design
Favorite Designers
Jerry Diethelm ASLA, Obie Bowman FAIA, Frank Lloyd Wright, Raymond Jungles FASLA, Guy Green, James Rose, Luis Barragan, Franklin D. Israel, Christy Ten Eyck FASLA
Other Crafts/ Interests
photography, welding

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Steve Martino replied to Karlyn Green's discussion 'Container resources'
"Kornegay designs"
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asla design entry - City Grocery

A residential adaptive reuse of an 1928 grocery store in to a work-live compound. Project Statement: The client wanted to leave the suburbs for a more urban lifestyle. She originally wanted a new building, but after she found this dilapidated…
Jan 17, 2013
Sara commented on Steve Martino's album

New-Century Garden featured in 'Private Paradise:Contempoary American Gardens'

"Hi Steve, Nice to contact with you. This is Sara from Hi-design International Publishing (HK) Co.,Ltd, which is specialized in planning, promoting and publishing books on architecture, landscape design, interior design, culture and art. We are…"
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baja garden

this is phase 1 of a garden remodel, an existing pool was remodeled, more decking was added along w/ fencing and a shade structure. off-the-shelf industrial materials we used in contrast to a native plant garden. the goal was to celebrate the desert site and to intensify the desert experience.

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At 8:30am on November 4, 2012, Mike Metevier said…

Your work is beautiful.  It must be nice to have clients that give you large budgets to show your talent.

At 1:17am on August 24, 2012, Isabel Blaser said…

Thank you for your friend request ! 

I like your work very much, it is beautiful ! and as I am working in the  south of Portugal it is very inspiring to stroll through your gardens on your website.. ;-)

At 8:34am on July 16, 2012, Trace One said…

Hello, Steve, I like your green roofs. I am actually in Fresno, and have a similar hot climate that you have to deal with.

thanks for friend request.

: )

At 8:46pm on May 16, 2012, Wisitsak Suriyasri said…

Hello Steve

Nice to know you

At 8:25pm on March 8, 2012, 周春来 said…

Dear Steve

Your regards, my day became excited.

I hope the landscape is beautiful and economy, in the hope that this road to go farther and farther

At 9:51am on January 26, 2012, Matt Hawker said…
G'day Steve,

Your work and ethos is inspiring to me both as a student and as an inhabitant of a semi arid region of Australia. Thanks for sharing on your blog too - I plan on visiting regularly.

At 3:05pm on January 17, 2012, Gustavo Martiñón said…

thanks for add me, wonderfull works and designs!! is a honor to write on your wall Mrs. Steve, Greting from México!! :)

At 5:26am on January 17, 2012, Alba Villacampa Sanz said…

I'm completely fascinated by your work. Love it all.

Greetings form Tenerife

At 9:13pm on January 9, 2012, Margaret Joplin said…

Hi Steve,  hope you are well and that our paths croos sometime soon.  I would love to show you the new glass work I am making.  FX retooled a LED fixture for me and they have turned iut beautiful!!!

At 12:50am on January 2, 2012, Pok Kobkongsanti said…

Dear Steve

Your greeting makes my day.

It's such an honor to receive a compliment from a master like yourself!




What other services does your design firm offer besides LA? 4 Replies

What other services does your design firm offer besides LA? Graphic Design? Marketing? Landscape Photography?I dream of going out on my own one day. What other similar services can I add to my future company to produce more income so it does not…Continue

Started by BennettSmithhart in PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE. Last reply by Tyson Carroll 7 hours ago.

Augmented Reality 3 Replies

Are any firms or designers using augmented reality to present design concepts in the field?

Started by ZACH CROSS in PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE. Last reply by Dave McCorquodale 13 hours ago.

Salary 4 Replies

Hello folks,I'm wondering if someone can offer me any insight into how much of a pay increase I should push for following the completion of my PLA licensure?  I'm thinking 10-15%.Thanks,BrandonContinue

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Started by Brandon Herman in PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE. Last reply by Brandon Herman on Friday.

Freelance Landscape Design 6 Replies

I am wanting to do some freelance landscape design on the side. Do I handle finding the contractor or do I just give them the final plans? Do customers really want the plans or a final built product?BennettContinue

Started by BennettSmithhart in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by Dave McCorquodale on Thursday.


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