Clean lines and low-level garden walls provide sweeping views of the desert and city skyline below. In turn, the backyard turns an everyday feature into a stunning visual display and so celebrates the local landscape.
To create a strong visual and physical connection to the interior space of the poolhouse, designers centered the pool in front of the space, drawing a direct visual connection from the interior of the poolhouse to the view of the ocean.
Modern House with Ample Windows to Make Most of View
This modern house is sited to take maximum advantage of its hillside site, embracing its rolling terrain and natural foliage. Expansive windows allow the homeowners to enjoy the views, while wide overhangs shelter the interiors from the sun.
A modern pool with a concrete surround and a clean-lined design is nestled into grassy, rolling terrain. Large stone pavers are spaced to allow grass to peek through, further connecting the pool to its natural, rugged setting. Clean-lined, modern chaise longues fit the design scheme and provide comfortable seating.
Glamorous soirees are effortless at this poolside retreat where guests can swirl from indoor socializing to the poolside veranda and deck. It's a sleek, refreshing retreat by Atlanta-based Cruickshank Remodeling with high style for the lover of contemporary design.
Part of the approval process for this small modern home included a required raised portion of the site dedicated to storm-water control and a sanitary system. To accommodate this requirement, a plinth was used raise the surface and was landscaped with a native grass.
Perfect for outdoor entertaining, this modern patio is conveniently located next to the pool. Bold, orange armchairs and a simple wood dining table offer a casual spot to dine outside. A pair of metal ceiling fans keep the space cool during the hotter months.