The front porch was designed to look like an extension to the home. The new stone terrace matches the brick on the home. The terrace is covered with copper roof and held up with 5 hand painted columns. The Moroccan decorative lights dance in the wind and invite guests into the home. It was finished off with a new wooden door and sidelights.
A pergola flows from inside the poolhouse to outside, providing artful cover for an outdoor shower. It's the perfect place to rinse off after swimming and eliminate everyone having to go inside and track water everywhere. Poolhouse stucco matches that on the main house. Rainchains provide a decorative touch with a practical purpose.
Patchwork concrete tile creates a decorative flooring for the open patio. The stain on the wood patio furniture makes a beautiful statement against the surroundings. Concrete stairs travel through planted sections with natural rock retainers to the outdoor living pavilion.
The swing bed underneath the pergola provides views of the resort-style backyard. Annual planters offer seasonal color nearby. Lighting around the yard ties the space together to create an at-home resort getaway.
With a pergola and palm trees providing shade, the outdoor swing bed becomes a comfortable spot where the parents can chat and relax. Behind the swing bed, an in-ground trampoline gives their girls room to practice new flips and other gymnastics tricks.
A water feature complements a commissioned garden sculpture at the entry garden of Charlson Meadows, home of Life Science Foundation (LSF). The mission of LSF is “Using its land and resources, Life Science Foundation exists to create and provide environments for the public that renew, inspire, and enrich all life.” The entry creates a tactile, inviting, ADA compliant path to the main offices and allows easy and obvious access to the LSF Chalet.
A pergola extends out from the covered pavilion bringing the warm wood hues out over this outdoor bar space. A gorgeous stone countertop steals the show melding the warm wood color with neutral and gray. The smooth countertop is a stylish contrast to the rough texture of the rock bar base and nearby retaining wall.
Two pergolas flank the pool house and create outdoor rooms. One pergola forms a casual living room, complete with informal fire feature on an irregular bluestone patio. The other pergola design includes a swinging bed hanging from the perlins. Raised planting areas create a protected ambience and foster privacy in the pool zone. Sod ribbons on the raised bed stairs soften the hardscape.
Wicker furniture is padded with plush, neutral cushions to create comfortable and inviting seating in this outdoor pavilion living space. The wood roof, fire glow and yellow lights create a warmth that encompasses the space. An open fireplace and mounted TV are visible from the furniture making this space perfect for entertainment and relaxation.
This open air, poolside pavilion features warm, bright lighting giving a glowing atmosphere to the dining, lounging and cooking space. A pergola transitions from the open patio to the roofed outdoor living space. A variety of seating allows for guest to enjoy every angle and fixture in this luxurious patio set up.
A large pergola-like structure marks a transition from a main garden to a lower chalet building. Low walls provide built-in seating. This garden features a design that's very specific on circles and center points, requiring dutiful attention to axis points and perfect radii.
This comfortable, luxury poolscape offers hassle-free entertaining with convenient amenities. A pergola starts inside the poolhouse and flows outside to an outdoor shower, blurring lines between exterior and interior spaces. Gardens and patios blend into the natural landscape, which features native plantings paired with luxurious accents.
Increase safe passage in public areas of a garden by installing lighting. Beautiful stair rails feature a leaf motif. The railings appear to have sprouted from the ground and blend beauty with function, making the pathway safe and inviting. The garden design was very specific on circles and center points, requiring dutiful attention to axis points and perfect radii.