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bienvenida

"school garden", "school deck", "wooden deck", "modern garden", "caliofrnia landscape", "california garden", "los angeles garden", "place landscape", place design", "victoria pakshong", "sustainable garden", "california native garden", "drought tolerant garden" © 2011 admin. All rights reserved.

Pacific Palisades, California St. Matthew’s Parish School is an expansive, yet walkable campus that fits naturally into the surrounding Santa Monica Mountains.  The landscape becomes an opportunity to enhance respect and responsibility for the natural environment while also providing for … Continue reading

valley fair lux

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Westfield Valley Fair Lux Located in Silicon Valley, Westfield Valley Fair, one of the nation’s best performing malls, is undergoing a series of upgrades to create the ultimate high-end retail experience. Taking inspiration from the Silicon Valley lifestyle for the … Continue reading

beachfront lounge

"caliofrnia landscape", "california garden", "los angeles garden", "place landscape", place design", "victoria pakshong", "sustainable garden", "california native garden", "drought tolerant garden", "rooftop garden", "rooftop deck", "succulents", "succulent garden" © 2011 admin. All rights reserved.

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

modern garden

"modern garden", "caliofrnia landscape", "california garden", "los angeles garden", "place landscape", place design", "victoria pakshong", "sustainable garden", "california native garden", "drought tolerant garden", "quincy jones house", "michael wells photography" © 2011 admin. All rights reserved.

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

"spanish garden", "caliofrnia landscape", "california garden", "los angeles garden", "place landscape", place design", "victoria pakshong", "sustainable garden", "california native garden", "drought tolerant garden", "joshua white photography" © 2011 admin. All rights reserved.

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

"caliofrnia landscape", "california garden", "los angeles garden", "place landscape", place design", "victoria pakshong", "sustainable garden", "california native garden", "drought tolerant garden", "hillside garden", "hillside landscape", "fireplace", "lounge", "outdoor lounge" © 2011 admin. All rights reserved.

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