Overhead, two metal beams run parallel to each other and create a clear line of sight from the courtyard to the home's interior. Subsequently, the two living spaces feel connected, which makes the property seem larger and more open.
Grand columns and dignified lion statues flank the entrance to the front porch, offering a sophisticated first impression. Beautiful front doors with wrought iron detailing provide an elegant entry into the home.
For additional ambiance, the landscape architects outfitted the garden with an accent wall that doubles as a cool, cascading water feature. Lush green plants all around further the sense of a hidden oasis.
Tropical Puerto Vallarta Patio and Pool Deck With Diamond-Patterned Floor and Luxurious Lounge Space
This Puerto Vallarta pool deck is a dream come to life featuring a diamond patterned floor and luxurious circular lounge cushion overlooking the sea. Palm trees and the cliff side create a natural and lively wall encompassing the private paradise.
A mix of wood, stone and natural materials on the exterior of this modern home echoes the use of natural surfaces throughout the interior. The sleek home offers a breathtaking view of the Los Angeles landscape.
As they cross this lotus pond on their way to the front door, guests can enjoy views of tropical plants and the sounds of a polished concrete water fountain. In turn? This modern home easily makes a great first impression.
Modern Home Exterior In Abandoned Limestone Quarry
This modern masterpiece placed in an abandoned limestone quarry features two rectangular cast concrete volumes that rise seamlessly from the ground creating a framed view of the landscape beyond and a perch for the steel and glass exterior above. A pop of blue can be seen on the front door opposite the single car garage to the left.
Colonial Home With Covered Front Porch Supported by White Beams With Spacious Grass Yard
A soft siding color is contrasted with black shutters and white support columns. The brick from the walkway continues onto the covered porch with outdoor sitting space. The healthy grass yard gives off a natural, colorful glow.
Layers of silver and rich dark greens frame the courtyard's fountain. Four low-branched olive trees define the space, while the water feature adds some soothing ambient sound.
Credits: Architecture: Koffka/Phakos Design; Landscape Contractor: New View Landscape; Pool/spa and Masonry: Darin Marten Construction; Metal Work: Salvador Delgado