These modern homes hope to reduce the impact of new constructions on the land which they inhabit, and part of that is using materials and plants that are eco-friendly. In this yard, designers have minimized the need for watering by replacing much of the home's grassy areas with limestone. In the small sections of grass, designer have planted indigenous plants that do not require extensive watering or additional irrigation.
The front entrance of this modern Miami mansion features a cascading waterfall with a stone wall background and reflecting pond. A giant stone wall divides the beautifully landscaped front yard and the four-car garage.
Modern Half-Wall Creates Privacy for Front Entrance
A modern half-wall around the home's front entrance makes the front yard entertaining space semi-private and more functional, allowing the homeowners to make use of all their home's spaces, both indoor and out.
Stone Stairs and Walkway Leading Up to an Elegant Front Entry
This statement entryway was designed with the architectural lines of the home in mind. The landscaping creates a cascade of stone levels leading to the front door, complete with large over-sized planters and shrubs.