Providing a variety of services, including landscape architecture, garden design and landscape construction, AQL has the knowledge to make sure you project is finished to the highest possible standard.
AQL Landscape Design & Construction has developed a reputation as a thoroughly professional multi-disciplinary team of Landscape Architects, Landscape Designers, Horticulturists and Project Managers.
AQL Landscape Design prides itself in having strength in diversity. We have developed competent working relationships with our consultation team of technical and artistic advisors. All advisors are qualified experts in their profession and help to provide the finishing touches to our design process, ensuring original and realistic designs down to the finest detail.
The construction division at AQL has a wealth of knowledge and extensive experience in constructing landscapes with a devotion to high quality materials, efficient project management and a high level of artistry.
We have established a reputation for professionalism and quality workmanship on landscape projects ranging from small residential projects to large commercial, local government and infrastructure projects throughout metropolitan Melbourne and country Victoria.
We pride ourselves in quality control of all materials, the management process and skilled labour to achieve a seamless construction process and quality finished product.
Involvement in a wide range of projects throughout the country and metropolitan areas ensures that our personnel have gained experience in all aspects of the landscape industry and have a thorough understanding of the processes and issues that are important for efficient project completion. As a result of our experiences with local government projects we have kept up to date with changing policies and practices, including those of relating to the environmental management and occupational health and safety. AQL Landscape Design staff liaise with council members, community groups and committees to ensure the successful project outcomes.
Our record of satisfied clients indicates our commitment to attaining high professional standards, reliability, cost effectiveness and quality workmanship. Our large client base can provide references to confirm that AQL Landscape Design represents an effective approach to the provision of landscape and environmental design and management services.
Wayne De Klijn – Principle, Landscape Architect, Horticulturist & Landscape Contractor
Wayne started his career at age 15. After completing his apprenticeship which gave him a broad understanding of landscape design, horticulture and landscape construction. Commencing AQL at the age of 21 the company has expanded into a landscape architectural practice and landscape construction.Reciving multiple awards and now has 39 years of experience in all aspects of landscape design, consultancy, project management, landscape construction of a range of project types and scales. He is involved in liaisons with clients, project supervisors, community consultation and accurate cost estimating. Wayne philosophy in design principles is cutting edge design techniques to create individual and unique design within the boundaries of sustainability and future design techniques. Embracing European, Australian and contemporary designs. With a passion for plants in the garden or landscape and regularly working in his own garden the horticultural aspect of Wayne interest plays a big part in AQL designs. This philosophy towards design underpins the approach taken by AQL.
Wayne has employed and mentored nine landscape architect students to graduation. Wayne has employed approx. 10-12 qualified landscape architects over the years of AQL Landscape design. Held the portfolios when a board member of the LIAV of education, award, licensing, marketing, MIFGIS and general duties.
AQL and Wayne have exhibited at the Melbourne International flower and garden show since he was an apprentice and has taken out numerous garden show awards,
AQL employ Landscape Architects that are passionate about their craft, enjoy working with communities and have a steadfast interest in sustainability in the landscape and work towards designing and promoting a better environment.
AQL team consists of numerous; Artists, Heritage Consultants, Irrigation specialists, Community Consults, Surveyors, Engineers, Ecologists and Botanists, Building and Quantity surveyors, Lighting Consultants, Town Planning (Adria Arkins) and Building designers.