This current project for a new, modern residential home in North Dallas features a sophisticated landscape design including new driveway entry gates, motor court parking area with plenty of room for family and friends to park. The rear garden creates an outdoor resort feel for entertaining year round.
This dramatic residential garden and outdoor living space is set atop a hilltop overlooking the Calgary skyline. Property features craftsman inspired design material and elements including stone walkways, a custom fireplace with a water feature, built-in seating, fire pit, circular arbor, lawn, gardens, children's play area all with spectacular views.
A modern and sophisticated design was created for this recently renovated home in the coveted Lakewood neighborhood of Dallas. The new design features a luxurious pool and outdoor living area with all the amenities needed for entertaining and family fun. A raised spa with custom spillways and negative edge flows over into an inviting pool with a all-tile tanning ledge. The upper patio has an overhead structure that provides rain and sun protection for the outdoor kitchen and seating areas. The landscape and planting materials were selected to echo the modern style of this residence and garden while also providing the low maintenance and private retreat the owner desired.
Located in University Park, Texas, this residence provided a dramatic pool and garden renovation creating a transitional outdoor space with clean lines and sophisticated design details. The project included a pool renovation adding new tile and fountain jets, along with formalized landscape plantings around the perimeter and new concrete step pads for outdoor seating & entertainment. The rear garden terminates with a decorative wall fountain feature with brick detailing to match the house. The project is enhanced at night with decorative lanterns, landscape lighting and string lights overhanging the entire garden.
Located in the Lakewood neighborhood of Dallas, this updated modern renovation features a new pool with a spa and tanning ledge along with a clean landscape design featuring simple materials and plants to provide a clean, low maintenance design.
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This new transitional modern style residence in Dallas, features an understated and simplistic landscape design including a new concrete driveway with inlay LED lighting, corten steel planters and native, low maintenance plant selections. The rear garden provides perimeter privacy along with a wall fountain feature that can be seen throughout the interior of the main floor. Architecture by SHM Architects.
Maximizing and transforming a narrow backyard into a resort-style, private retreat fo the owner. This project featured a modern, linear lap pool, water feature and outdoor living area with shade structure and built-in seating.
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Located in the prestigious Crescent Height neighborhood of Calgary, this project featured a new formal entry walk and formal garden in the front yard along with a luxurious outdoor entertaining area in the rear garden. Outdoor amenities include an expansive outdoor kitchen, pizza oven, bar area along with a customized arbor structure and fireplace for private outdoor entertaining with friends and family.
Located in Lakewood, this new residential project created a new, sophisticated design with low maintenance landscaping, swimming pool and outdoor living area for the modern family lifestyle. Working to maximize the area of the property to develop a luxurious and private for entertaining.
A spectacular residential garden and outdoor living space with a hilltop setting overlooking the Calgary skyline to the south and the Rocky Mountains to the west. The garden design features materials inspired from the residence architecture and elements include stone walkways, fireplace, cabana, pizza oven, custom designed shed, splash pool and hot tub, wrap around built-in seating, fire pit, outdoor kitchen and gardens.
The first golf course designed, constructed and open for play in the city of Chongqing, China in 2003. The golf club consists of an 18 hole championship golf course and 9 hole lighted short course with accompanying multi-tiered driving range, villas, recreation center, residential towers, and resort. The property covers an area of 1,073 acres.
Set in a mountain and riverside location the golf course was redesigned/renovated in 2010-2013 and now plays to a par 72 at 7,193 yards. The golf course is characterized with dramatic elevation changes, rolling greens to complement the surrounding mountains and white silica sand to contrast boldly with the lush subtropical environment.
Located in the Lake County area north of Kelowna, this property provides stunning views of the Okanagan Lake. The front entry required the creation of a series of terraces with lush gardens, lawn areas, an arbor, glide swing, grass paths and decorative landscape lighting. A new decorative entry gate was designed to welcome the visitors and compliment the architecture of the residence. A steep slope from the main road to the garage required a new heated driveway finished with decorative paving bands and borders.
Located in Highland Park, this classical Mediterranean style residence is currently under construction and being updated to provide a new entry walkway and circular driveway in the front yard. In the rear garden, we have created an expansive outdoor lawn and play area, along with a new swimming pool, outdoor pavilion, privacy screening, putting green and low-maintenance landscaping.
Designed for renowned author Sandra Brown, this beautiful property in Fort Worth features a lush lagoon pool and waterfall surrounded by a wooded lot that provides a relaxing oasis and shaded garden. This property features an outdoor living area with fireplace along with a natural stream that terminates into a beautiful koi pond. The property features wonderfully maintained gardens of shade loving plants that create an outdoor space for all to envy.
This new M Streets residence features a new rear garden and outdoor living area including an industrial style steel arbor, corten fire feature & fountain feature to create additional entertaining areas for the owners.
A lush rural residential garden outside Calgary with prairie and mountain views. The estate features lush expanses of lawn, pavestone pathways, sitting terraces, a stream with boulders and waterfalls along with a natural fire pit area and decorative planter pots throughout.
Big ideas for small spaces. This zero lot line property allowed us to provide a transformative design for the owner and provide his own personal escape in the middle of Dallas. This private garden introduces multiple fountain features, metal shade structure, wood deck and lush plantings to create inviting spaces and enhanced views from the interior windows.
Located in the prestigious Town of Highland Park, just outside Dallas, this French styled property features aspects of both Country French style and formality. The front garden features an internal lawn with symmetrical walkways that curve around to the front porch and balustrade. In the side courtyard, a decorative fountain element accents this intimate space with wonderful tumbled bluestone paving detailing. In the rear garden, a raised formal pool anchors the space and features an antique French wall fountain element that spills into the pool. The brick perimeter walls feature lush landscaping, climbing vines and screen trees to enclose the garden and provide screening for the view from the house and upper balconies. Architecture by Fusch Architects.
This cottage style garden in Highland Park, Texas featured a dramatic transformation into a wonderful intimate garden. The existing pool was renovated with all new coping and stone veneer and an end portion of the pool was enclosed to create a koi pond with aquatic plants. A glass panel was installed between the pool and koi pond to allow the swimmers to submerge themselves and see into the koi area. The rest of the garden featured lush landscaping which included shade loving plants and mint was planted in between the step stones for a soft feel.