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We are dedicated to our Client's inspiration and the creation of unique exterior spaces. Our design solutions incorporate clean lines, simple patterns, and natural materials that compliment both architecture and environment. BLACKHAūS Design, LLC is owned and operated by Rck Schwarz and is a Site Design and Landscape Architecture firm in Phoenix, Arizona (not a Contractor). We specialize in residential and commercial site design, resort planning, technical drafting / detailing, plan view graphics, and installation management. Our professional commitment centers on the long-term viability and sustainability of our design solutions. Personal integrity, tireless work ethic, and demonstrated Client service reinforces our pledge to quality Site Design and Landscape Architecture services. Rick Schwarz (Owner and Primary Designer): Graduating from ASU with a Bachelor of Science degree in Landscape Architecture and a minor degree in Urban Planning, Rick has continued his design exposure with post-graduate courses and field studies on urban plaza design and environmental remediation in Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands. Rick's extensive project experience includes working for four years under the design direction of notable industry leaders Christine Ten Eyck and Kristina Floor, followed by an eight year senior design associate position at Greey | Pickett. From 2010 to 2013, Rick was a managing partner at Suite Design Group before launching BLACKHAūS Design, LLC. Rick’s professional experience reflects a history of conducting task-explicit, creatively conceived, and detail-oriented stewardship of projects throughout the United States. (Arizona, California, Nevada, Washington, Virginia, Florida).

Services Provided

Custom Bocce Ball Courts, Custom Fire Pits, Custom Water Features, Drought Tolerant Landscaping, Garden Design, Hardscaping, Landscape Design, Landscape Plans, Patio Design, Pool Landscaping, Project Management, Site Planning, Swimming Pool Design, Site Design

Areas Served

Ahwatukee, Chandler, Glendale, Guadalupe, Laveen, Paradise Valley, Peoria, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, Tempe Junction


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Phone Number

(602) 214-9216


Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Typical Job Cost

$30,000 - 1 million

Our mission is to create "one-of-a-kind" exterior spaces that complement the Client's vision and budget. WE ARE NOT A CONTRACTOR. However our office can facilitate construction services at the Client's request.

License Number

ACC L18450095

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