Thanks to a lot of DIY work and attention to detail, Chip Wade's Atlanta backyard has a naturalistic look that will become even more beautiful as plants and trees mature. Save money by buying smaller plants and enjoy the process of watching them fill out.
When Rayman first saw this home five years ago, he knew from the start it was ideal. “I’m very influenced by what I’m designing at any given time," he says, “and I was designing a lot of lofts.” What he found was an 1,800 square foot warehouse space that was little more than a “white box,” when he first saw it. A few weeks later the space was transformed into the home that he’d always wanted.
This may look like an elegant library in a private club or grand Newport mansion, but it’s actually an addition to a one-story, Mediterranean-style home in a small California town, added on where other people might have built a garage or game room. Patterned after a library in an Austrian monastery, the room was built to hold the homeowner’s thousands of volumes, as well as emphasize family commitment to literature and education, creating a reading respite and escape from a high-tech, digital world.
This stunning Atlanta outdoor space is not only a visual delight for fans of garden color, it's an outdoor entertaining mecca with an extensive outdoor kitchen and multiple large tables to seat guests.
A large palm tree and surrounding concrete provide shade and privacy in this modern backyard. A spacious covered patio with modern furnishings pairs with an enticing swimming pool that begs to be enjoyed.
Designed by award-winning architect George Suyama, this 7,000-square-foot home embraces nature as well as simple linear architecture. Set on the banks of the Ruby River, which is considered one of the best fly-fishing rivers in the contiguous United States, the home has 3,000 square feet of infinity deck that seamlessly blends it with the surrounding water.
A backyard paradise with limited access and a client wanting a fun pool for the kids, but with an adult feel..The solution was to craft a vessel that would sit within the multiple terraced gardens, that were created with dry stacked stone.
Bird of paradise (Strelitzia reginae) unfurls boldly tinted blooms that resemble birds in flight. A healthy, mature plant can produce up to 36 flowers spikes each year. In ideal conditions, plants can bloom year-round.