After passing through the gate, guests will enter the courtyard, which has been paved with full-color Pennsylvania Bluestone. Salvaged steel wash basins flank the front door, with Kalanchoe beharensis and Sedum morganianum plants adding a splash of color.
Credits: Architecture: Koffka/Phakos Design; Landscape Contractor: New View Landscape; Pool/spa and Masonry: Darin Marten Construction; Metal Work: Salvador Delgado
To ensure the homeowners can navigate this space at night, little black lanterns light the path along the walkway. Rustic European cobble stepping stones provide interesting paths to watch the sunset over the hills.
Tucked away in the Florida Keys, this contemporary home is surrounded by palm trees and lush plants. As guests make their way around the side of the house, they'll find a paved path that leads through the garden.
Floor-to-ceiling windows look over the backyard, allowing the owners to soak up views of blue skies and calm water even from inside. And when they're ready to head out? French doors create an easy transition onto the deck.
Liveable luxury sets the tone of the aesthetic for this home. Interesting materials such as vintage woods and textures like custom tabarka tiles welcome one in while plush velvet and silks create a soothing experience.
The inspiration for this Florida driveway's paving pattern was taken from the classic shapes of the parterre gardens of Versailles. The formality has been deconstructed by ArquitectonicaGEO and reassembled into a careful arrangement of salt-treated, poured-in-place concrete pavers that appear to float in a pool of crushed seashells and native coral rock.
Stone paving from the screened porch extends the terrace of a Massachusetts home on five acres and links interior and exterior spaces. The American Society of Landscape Architects award-winning design, by Stephen Stimson Associates Landscape Architects and landscape contractor R.P. Marzilli, enabled the family to explore and engage with the environment.
This soiree-worthy space, which also could provide greenspace for kids to play, is surrounded by bricks and mortar that match the Georgia home's exterior. The bold brick border, with two lines of brick laid straight on their sides in a double soldier course pattern, is designed by Landscape Studio.
Red-blend pavers play off the roof's color in this Minnesota driveway by Southview Design. The pavers' palette isn't the only unique aspect in the design of the hill driveway. An inlay of pavers widens toward the bottom of the driveway.