rDS works with clients to offer design services for commercial, residential, and institutional outdoor spaces.



As a licensed contractor with 20+ years of experience working with the various topographic conditions of Los Angeles, Miriam Rainville is available to consult on projects at an hourly fee. Her areas of expertise include:

  1. Soil amendments
  2. Planting with water-wise materials
  3. City and county code research and process management
  4. Irrigation review and ef ciency evaluation
  5. Selecting appropriate materials for hardscape, lighting,  re features, water features, outdoor furniture
  6. Post-installation plant care and maintenance guides



After walking the site and establishing a client’s priorities, rDS will work with the governing city and/or Homeowner’s Association to develop plans that are legally sound and approved for build. Clients are involved in every step of the process and will approve the phases as follows:

Phase 1: Schematic Drawings

Phase 2: Design Development

Phase 3:Construction Drawings



rDS provides Construction Management Services after the  final phase of design work is completed. Hiring rDS to build a plan ensures that the original design vision remains intact and the physical materials match those specified in the plan.