The first step in that process is to develop the design to the point where construction documents can be made. This means resolving those details in harmony with the proposed overall character of the garden. Designing the right gate for your specific environment is what we are trained (and love) to do. Regulatory and functional considerations come into play during this phase as well. Increasingly, local building codes need to be accommodated, and consideration must be given to things like on-site drainage, tree replacement, and zoning regulations.