Landscape Ideas

Landscaping Project with Pool and Outdoor Kitchen

This pool project was designed to create focal points from inside this residence. The main feature was the stone boulder waterfall with surrounding landscape. The second objective was design of outdoor kitchen which involved converting an existing garage with archways...

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Spacious, Yet Intimate

For every property/project the issues of space, functionality, privacy and the mind-full integration of these elements are essential facets of any successful design. With that, this quarterly focus discusses our efforts to rectify the homeowner's problems with...

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Backyard Update

Below is a slideshow presentation of our current quarterly. This project was an improvement upon a customer's existing backyard setting. As it can be seen, a pavilion was constructed at the end of the homeowner's pool. The decision for the pavilion was a response to...

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The Back Porch

Yes, we have a deck and it was a lemon too. After considering all of my options I decided to address circulation and continuity over aesthetic. I made only minor changes to the existing deck, planning to enclose it in the future as a screen porch. I focused on...

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The Wall

This quarter's project began with a vacant backyard bordered along one edge, by a brick wall. The design intent would treat the neighboring wall as our own. The wall serves as the backdrop to the outdoor living that would come. One of the problems first discussed...

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So, You Think You Bought a Lemon?

To kick off the Quarterly Focus portion of the site I decided to use my home as the initial focus. The reason for this was simple; my home was a lemon. According to some my home wasn't a "fixer upper", it was probably too much for me to handle. My wife and I bought...

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