modern garden

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A small Mid-Century modern home in the Brentwood hills had almost no accessible outdoor space due to the limited lot size and surrounding hillside.  A new outdoor living and dining deck, hovering above the adjacent foliage, allows the living space … Continue reading

spanish revival garden

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The rear yard, which was mostly unusable due to the hillside condition, was extensively re-graded to provide a better connection between the interior living spaces and the exterior seating and dining areas, pool, and outdoor garden terraces. Odd corners of … Continue reading

hillside collage

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Nestled in the hills of the Palisades, a vintage Mid-Century home with extensive views to the back hillside beckoned a fresh perspective to better connect the house to the site.  A barren hillside provided the perfect ‘Blank Canvas’ to create … Continue reading

california contemporary

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A small narrow lot became an opportunity to reconsider the traditional entry sequence at the street front. In response, [place] created an entry garden courtyard along the west side of the house, leading into the heart of the floor plan. … Continue reading

urban orchard

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In response to the client’s recently remodeled house, we created a landscape that would extend their living space and complement the architectural style of their California modern home. A small ‘Cocktail’ orchard balances the front entry garden. A vertical water … Continue reading

trolleyway

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Located on a remote stretch of beach in Playa del Rey, the existing beach house was completely updated to better reflect the sublime beach environment. New smooth troweled plaster, windows, guardrails and kitchen refreshed the beach house experience. A new … Continue reading