This imaginative configuration incorporates trees, bamboo, walkways, an outdoor oven and decking made from Yellow Stringybark into a natural open space by COS Design. Landscape by Signature Landscapes.
Situated against the side of the house and running the entire length of the residence is this sleek pool concept designed by Lake Flato Architects that reflects the intimacy of the water canals of Venice.
Pools that glisten and sparkle in the sunlight take on a different visual allure at night with atmospheric lighting. Consider this rectangular water feature with cascading fountains and spray jets, a tile bridge and areas for lap swimming or wading.
Nighttime is especially scenic at this 3,000 square foot bi-level penthouse lounge and outdoor room in the heart of midtown Manhattan at AKA Times Square. The wraparound design was created by architect Piero Lissoni.
A beautifully-landscaped yard and paved walkway lead to this charming two-story Craftsman-style home. Craftsman style emphasizes natural materials — wood, stone and brick. Wide front porches and low-pitched roofs are typical.
The simple and informal Spanish architecture of the home complements the beautiful setting, while an eighty-year-old Italian stone pine provides a majestic canopy. The home consists of several structures including the main house, barn, guest quarters and office clustered around a walled outdoor courtyard. The vineyard produces the owners own award-winning Syrah varietal.
On the former site of the ranch house (now demolished) construction begins on the two-story pavilion. The lower level opens to the outdoor room and includes a half bath and a greenhouse. What you see here is the upper pavilion which includes a slate roof, copper gutters, rain chains and a limestone floor.