The design of the house, garage and barn, by DNA Architecture, was site planned in harmony with the topography, views, sun angles and grading & drainage.

EJB Designs, LLC

Site Planning & Landscape Architecture

An Estate of Ledge

Northern Massachusetts

EJB was hired to create a special property that would inspire the Client and respond effectively to the environmental and climatic conditions.  Understanding site constraints, climate, sun/shade, soils, drainage, ledge and use patterns were all highly important, but having constant collaboration between all team members became crucial. Respect for each team members role and responsibility was essential for understanding all of the factors impacting the design.


EJB Design's services including:


  • Site Master Planning
  • Grading and drainage
  • Hardscape design (outdoor kitchen, walls, driveway, stairs, paving)
  • Gateway entrance design
  • Landscape lighting design
  • Efficient irrigation
  • Planting design
  • Construction details
  • Construction oversight services

Progress of construction from left to right including removal of the existing house to exposing ledge and the new foundation layout. Over 2,000 yards of crushed stone has resulted from ledge removal of which a large portion will be reused on site.