Expansive terraces wrap around the buildings and show off an intricate mix of brick and cobblestones. Here, wicker furnitures is primely positioned to take advantage of ocean views. On the adjacent patio, a delicate metal pergola arches over a dining area.
A custom-fabricated metal gate separates the front yard from the modern courtyard. The designer knew the gate had to be interesting enough to stand up to the 5-foot-tall concrete walls on either side, so they designed a self-latching gate. The gate, fabricated by Dennis Schleder, weighs 300 pounds.
A mix of wood and metal furnishings provides ample seating for dining and relaxing on this contemporary terrace. Neutral furniture and finishes allow the bright, colorful accents to pop, giving the outdoor space a fun, youthful vibe.
This fun and colorful terrace features comfortable, casual seating and a friendly vibe, not to mention a great city view. Wood furniture sports neutral cushions that allow the colorful accent pillows to pop, while metal chairs provide additional seating for dining and entertaining.
Topiary trees line the edge of the terrace, creating a border between the sectional and railing for a more intimate feel. Metal tables provide a spot for guests to set their cocktails while lounging on the sofa.
A metal planter displays the house number just outside this modern courtyard. Drought-resistant plants fill the rustic container, which accents the contemporary concrete wall that separates the patio from the street.
To create more light in the space, the Good Bones team, Karen E. Laine and Mina Starsiak, added two new windows in the reclaimed wood accent wall. This not only gives the space a focal point, but also allows more natural light into the space, making it feel bright and open. To add to the elegant, industrial design the team was going for, they added black and white artwork, a metal headboard, brown bed linens and dark end tables and lamp shades. To tie the space together and give it a pop of color, a green shag carpet adds comfort to this elegant, industrial master bedroom.
This cabana has a secret identity: By day, it's a poolhouse serving the pool, terrace and barbecue area. By night, it's a guest house! Its lap siding and metal framed doors connect it visually with the main house.
Warm flooring, millwork and walls combine with the bold textiles of the head chairs to create an unexpected and eclectic vibe. The custom perforated metal chandelier anchors the dining space and offers a modern Moroccan element. Adjacent to the pool terrace, this space was the perfect opportunity for a true indoor-outdoor experience.
Pollution is another aspect of safe food gardening in high traffic areas. Barrier planting may need to be installed as a screen to filter airborne heavy metals and toxic chemicals away from food gardens, says Anne Gibson of TheMicroGardener.com. In the Atlanta condo terrace, Cameron Watkins of C. Watkins Garden Co. designed the landscaping.