This home's outdoor space nestles in between wings of the main residence and along the side of the house. It could be an awkward space to work with, but clever landscape design makes sure there's ample room for entertaining and relaxing.
Ultra Modern California Home With Backyard Swimming Pool
Nestled in the trees in southern California is this sumptuous modern home that continues its theme in the design of its backyard swimming pool. Although the pool is a traditional rectangular shape, designer Andrea Michaelson added modern touches to blend with the rest of the home's architecture.
Berm Ensconces Coastal Live Oak Tree to Create Cozy Space for Reflection
Landscape design firm Siol added a berm to create an intimate space for reflection and meditation in the backyard of the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015. A crane was used to lift a 15-year-old, drought-tolerant coastal live oak tree into the mounded area, which is lined with cedar shingles.