Modern, angular steel stairs by Word + Carr Design Group adds character to the arid Austin, Texas, landscape. The gravel walkway complements the rocky hillside where this home sits. The landscape design won the ASLA 2018 Award of Excellence in the Residential Design Category.
This rustic, steel gate provides the perfect entryway to a Texas home that won the ASLA 2018 Award of Excellence in the residential design category. This reclaimed wood fence by Word + Carr Design Group provides a barrier, but doesn’t overpower the delicate grasses.
The sleek design of this contemporary concrete home by Word + Carr Design Group earned the ASLA 2018 Award of Excellence in the residential design category. Large windows reflect the open sky in Austin, Texas, while the garden of succulents and native grasses capture sunlight.
Beds of flowering plants are interrupted by a steel planter, creating dynamic textures and patterns that earn this design at Yard, a project by 2.ink Studio an ASLA 2018 Honor Award in the residential design category. This functional feature manages stormwater runoff for this rooftop garden in Portland, Oregon.
The neutral material palette of this contemporary open-concept home blends with the site’s natural and restored vegetation in Austin, Texas. The clean design of the backyard pool by Word + Carr Design Group lets the surrounding nature command attention, earning this site the ASLA 2018 Award of Excellence in the Residential Design Category.
A modern grilling space by Word + Carr Design Group, complemented by purple and green foliage, intersects beauty and function. The wood and steel bench holds a smoker while the wood retaining wall adds refinement to the native vegetation of Austin, Texas, earning this structure the ASLA 2018 Award of Excellence in residential design category.
A modern update to a mid-century home in Denver includes a driveway with crushed marble, weathered steel, blue fescue grass and neon green sedum 'Angelica'. Three Sixty Design describes it as "a mid-mod palette with a twist." The project, completed for less than $20,000, won a 2014 merit award for residential design under $100,000 from ASLA Colorado.
Three Sixty Design created fluid transitions between indoor and outdoor spaces for a client in suburban Denver, and the Colorado American Society of Landscape Architects gave it a 2014 honor award for residential design (over $100,000). The design makes the dream home a living work of art, with actual sculptures among a water feature in one portion of the 3-acre site.
Monolithic ledge stone panels are set into the stone dust, as part of an award-winning residential landscape design project in Vermont by H. Keith Wagner Partnership. The walkway's arc lends privacy to the main house and a guest house on the estate.
Spoil yourself in this great indoor/outdoor space. Located beside the swimming pool, this space can be open to the outdoors or enclosed by a large sliding glass door. Comfy blue seating, decorative tables and great artwork complete this relaxing space.
This Chicago residential condo rooftop is located on the 34th floor, so the designer added built-in tropical hardwood benches and a custom concrete fire pit for cold city nights. The fire pit and benches are contemporary, maintaining the sleek feel of the residential condos.
This sleek and simple contemporary dining room with blonde wood floors was designed by Stacey Cohen, a contestant on HGTV Design Star season 5. Stacey specializes in green residential and commercial design and describes her design style as "clean lines and modern principles."
The living area in this residential skyscraper provides a stunning skyline view of Manhattan, a lengthy sectional with plenty of seating, a marble fireplace and silver custom-designed wool and silk rug.
This luxury duplex-penthouse in the uphill residential area of Paradiso, Switzerland features a jaw-dropping bathroom suite. Mixed marble lines the floor to the walk-in shower, with a reflective, black vanity and lavishly designed mirror.
A rustic covered outdoor kitchen in Dallas goes big with a bar and metal pendants. Fun features include light green appliances and western-themed accessories in the outdoor living space designed by Evan Ratcliff with Key Residential.
This beautiful, duplex-penthouse in an uphill residential area of Paradiso, Switzerland offers unbeatable views of Lake Lugano and nearby mountains. The home features three bedrooms and four baths, all covered in high-end, uniquely designed spaces, with a private rooftop terrace and covered patio.