Apiary Studio is a design firm focused on the creation of rich and dynamic landscapes. They strive to develop beautiful spaces through meticulous craftsmanship, conscientious use of diverse and exciting plant species and innovative materials. By working closely with clients and project partners, Apiary Studio believes very strongly in the power of collaboration to achieve optimal design solutions that improve people’s lives and enrich their daily experiences.
Led by Hans Hesselein, Apiary Studio is a landscape architecture firm based in Philadelphia, PA. They provide the full suite of landscape architectural services from site inventory & analysis, schematic design, visualization and rendering, construction documentation and administration as well as master planning and horticultural consulting. They believe in the principles of value-based design that improves the physical environment and contributes to the greater culture around us. They also have an ongoing research project and commercial venture in the form of a small urban nursery in Philadelphia that grows unusual native and urban-adaptive plant material. They are specialists in planting design and thoughtful small-scale design-build landscape projects.