The multi-glass sliding door fully retracts to reveal the tennis courts from the gym. This creates a perfect indoor-outdoor experience. The roof balcony above creates a space for watching tennis matches, sunbathing and open air exercise surrounded by a pebble-landscaped rooftop to complete this versatile little building.
A sloping stone path leads from the main house to the out building. The upper level serves as a detached garage with stairs leading from the garage down to a state of the heart home gym. Atop the home gym is an open air balcony that overlooks tennis courts creating a versatile building.
From above you can see almost the entire Palazzo di Amore estate, which includes a full working vineyard, a tennis court, two pools, a guest wing and a separate entertainment complex. The main residence measures about 35,000 square feet, while the entire estate encompasses about 53,000 square feet of interior living space.
A fence around a tennis court on a Palm Springs, Calif., property is made of 2-foot square fiberglass panels that allow breezes to flow through. The client wanted an outdoor environment that was “groovy, cool and sexy," according to landscape architect Steve Martino and Associates. The project, with mid-century modern elements in desert style, won an American Society of Landscape Design award.
A new classical order was introduced to the existing disorganized and dysfunctional backyard of this La Jolla home. the garden's new black bottom pool with its mirror-like surface becomes the central focal point and entertainment space. intimate seating areas ,raised vegetable beds, along with a bocci and tennis court were organized with the use of thick stone walls and linear garden paths. mature specimen trees were preserved and laced to create a timeless feeling for this outdoor oasis.
The concept for this design was to connect the indoors with the outdoors. The terraced outdoor space includes two fire pits, geometric planters that add natural color, a bocce ball court and a sports court for playing tennis or basketball. A rooftop garden offers additional seating and an incredible ocean view.