A narrow concrete bridge provides a path across a small pond. Lined with colorful flowers, ornamental grasses and rocks, a tranquil waterfall trickles down into the pond creating a relaxing garden atmosphere.
Integrating natural components into an outdoor space where children can play, relax and get in touch with their surroundings can be a simple or elaborate landscaping proposition depending on your property. One example is creating a creek bed with river stones that can channel water through your yard while also serving as an idyllic zone for reflection and self-discovery.
A dining bridge connects the common and private wings of this modern home. From the interior of the dining space, guests and homeowners have a beautiful view of the pool and outdoor entertaining space to enjoy while they eat.
The designer wanted to create specific rooms for the family to enjoy throughout their garden. The tiki hut became a tropical outdoor dining area with a dining table and chairs from Janus et Cie. The client also requested two more elements: a water feature and a bridge, which features oolite and coral stone.
A smooth stone walkway guides visitors over a bridge and towards a pavilion. Here, a dining table and custom kitchen give the owners room to entertain, while a fireplace allows for enjoying the outdoors year-round.
A wood bridge not only echoes the design of the deck, but also connects the swimming pool to the spa area. Here, the owners can sit back and soak up the sun's rays, as well as the crystal-clear views of the ocean.
Beyond the covered patio, a wall completely opens, bridging the gap between indoors and out at this contemporary California hacienda. Walls throughout are white and furnishings are neutral, creating an overall effect that is crisp, clean and modern. Terraces and patios allow maximum enjoyment of the entertainment-ready backyard.
This elaborate landscape design features a stone walkway and pond with ample outdoor lighting. Large stone boulders line the perimeter of the space with multiple seating areas, including a bar under the wood pergola and lower level with a cozy fire pit.
A rooftop deck with panoramic views of the Golden Gate Bridge and other Bay area landmarks features an outdoor sauna for the California penthouse owners. Gast Architects integrated the sauna into the structure of the stairs. The wall is made of terra cotta accent stone from Realstone Systems.
Stone walls and log timbers show off the skilled craftsmanship in this stunning outdoor sauna by Outdoor Craftsman in Colorado. The sauna door opens onto a stone bridge that crosses over a water feature. The planting design is Colorado inspired with the Aspen grove and is enhanced with colorful container arrangements.
This house's outdoor areas include a water wonderland. There's a large pool and a splash pad island, surrounded by a lazy river. Fire pots double as fountains. An arched bridge leads from the main house over the river to the splash pad.