This area is part of an indoor/outdoor floor plan and connects to the home's interiors via sliding glass doors. Retractable screens are built into the lanai. When lowered, the screens not only protect the area from bugs, they deflect solar glare and can hold up to 90 % of the homes conditioned or heated air in this outside space.
A white painted stone fireplace serves as the focal point of this modern coastal style deck. White curtains offer privacy or protection from the sun. A rectangular coffee table with a black frame mimics the black framed outdoor couches.
The minimal architecture created a challenge to find complimenting species of plants that would accent the mid-century modern home's design, while maintaining the simplicity the homeowners requested. The solution was selecting minimal varieties of plant species that included assortments of colors, which added the drama without overprinting.
The designer's overall vision was to create a clean and simple landscape plan to preserve the minimal style of a contemporary mid-century home design. The challenge was to find complimenting species of plants that would accent the design of the home, while maintaining the simplicity that the homeowners requested.
Just beyond the outdoor kitchen, the owners and their guests can enjoy an infinity-edge pool and spa area. Lounge chairs allow for soaking up Vitamin D, while copper planters and palm trees provide a touch of privacy.
An oasis tucked into the desert, this Southwestern-style home has everything the owners could ever want: a covered patio, a full-sized pool and a lounge area for sunbathing. Tall cacti layer the landscape, too, for a touch of greenery.