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10 Gorgeous Courtyards From Mod to Moroccan
Some have pools or fountains; some are awash only with greenery. These courtyards run the gamut of styles but have alluring looks in common
"pools or fountains; some are awash only with greenery. These courtyards run the gamut... homes with courtyards, from one with a cool pool in Miami to a tiled Moroccan oasis... house with a courtyard just may be the (totally unofficial) dream home in temperate... of the courtyard itself, including this design feature means a boost in natural light... wonderful in a courtyard. I love the sense of enclosure you get from a courtyard. Makes an..."
Mexican Design to Inspire a Home Anywhere
Brimming with courtyards, churches and creativity, the Yucatan Peninsula is a fountain of ideas for design lovers
"mming with courtyards, churches and creativity, the Yucatan Peninsula is a fountain... bursting with fascinating designs. This fall I will be headed back to Mexico to drink... filled with new ideas ! Amy, I like how you've found spaces here that aren't Mexican... the open courtyard look. In my grandparents' home the living room, all bedrooms and... the open courtyard. I loved when it rained and the air inside the house was so pure..."
35 Fabulous Fountains
"Soothed With a Little Water Music In Your Garden... bubbling fountain with a refreshing pool to dip your toes into. These 35 inspiring fountains... Outdoor fountains can be enjoyed year round, but are often appreciated most in the... fountains are just a taste of the many ways you can use the natural tranquility... near a fountain and listening to the sond of splashing water. I added a fountain... drink. With the excessive heat we've been experiencing, my fountain is like an oasis..."
Outdoor Fountains Bring the River to You
Chill out with a custom or kit water feature for your patio or yard — there's even one for a furry friend
"l out with a custom or kit water feature for your patio or yard — there's even one... & R with the help of a water feature. Imagine enjoying all the cooling and relaxing... complete with just one person doing it. I am in the process of building a fountain for... for the fountain in the first example is anywhere near a realistic amount. I recently... disappearing fountain installed and it was significantly more. When you have to fabricate..."
Get the Look: Spanish-Mediterranean Courtyard
"Outdoors With a Classic Garden Patio... anean courtyard gardens provide plenty of inspiration. These cozy enclosed patios... space, with areas to sit, dine and relax surrounded by the classic good looks of tile... cooling fountains and a few choice plants. Read on for idea-filled photos and 9 elements... had a courtyard. Lot's of great landscaping ideas here. Love love love...I want... private courtyard. The addition of a water feature takes it over the top. Beautiful..."
A Venetian Courtyard Shows Mastery in the Details
Carlo Scarpa transformed a palazzo's courtyard into a celebration of high waters and high design. Take a walk with us
"palazzo's courtyard into a celebration of high waters and high design. Take a walk with... floor and courtyard of the 16th-century Palazzo Querini Stampalia into the Fondazione... when the courtyard was open. This ideabook documents my visit to the ground floor, the... the courtyard and other parts of the building. Scarpa was a master of creating m... guide with me. I never realized how many other Scarpa projects were in Venice. Alas..."
Water in the Landscape: Fabulous Fountains
"People love fountains. For me, I just love the sound. If there's something I can put my... modern fountain design has added limitless options for what one can do. Some of my... Tanner Fountain at Harvard. I don't have any pictures of those here, but there are... other fountains to peruse that are much more than an asterisk on a plan.... for DIY fountains? Lots of inspiration here! Thanks. Lots of great information and..."
The Case for Interior Courtyards
"architecture, with its front and back yards, interior courtyards — spaces defined by walls... blessed with it. Combined with thoughtful landscaping, these spaces can seem like a... connection with the outside world. Following are some examples of interior courtyards... interior courtyards bring sunlight to parts of a house that might not otherwise be blessed... love the courtyards that have a fountain with seating around it . My husband is an..."
Great Compositions: Light and Private Courtyard Houses
"Courtyard homes treat you to sun, light, air — and a new way of looking at the landscape... central courtyard with sun, light and air flow permeating through both sides of each... plan, the courtyard house provides strongly delineated edges to nearly contain the outdoor... had one with a feature on courtyards...there is just something so regal about them... house with nature. Here is a good example of a courtyard bound on all sides by walls..."
5 Great Garden Uses for Granite Millstones
Give your yard character and history with a salvaged circular stone used as a patio, seat, fountain or focal point
"history with a salvaged circular stone used as a patio, seat, fountain or focal point... enclosed courtyard. But one of my favorite salvage items is a millstone, because I... stone. Fountain with my round stone Lovely idea! But where, may I ask, is one supposed... Add a fountain element. Adding a bubbling fountain to a garden creates a spa-like... garden with interwoven threads of hardy medicinals like fragrant lavender and artemesia..."
Make Your Garden Come Alive With a Sense of Movement
"bubbling fountain may give it a voice and movement. On another level movement may be... faced with lovely examples of what others have done shown on houzz! There wasn't... the eye with a sense of journey in a way that linear paths cannot. Not all of the route... reinforced with aged stepping-stones, creating a powerful image in the midst of this peaceful... run wild with a project such as this. Your garden will likely be a better place because..."
Have Your Garden Fountain and Be Water Wise Too
Learn which water features are more conscious of conservation, along with strategies for placement and use
"along with strategies for placement and use... With their delicate movement and melodious splash, water features often become the... pond or fountain. But what about water consumption? In warm climates how you locate... maintain your fountain or shallow pool can greatly affect how much water it consumes. Here... with solar. I have a small cascading fountain powered by the sun on my patio. It... dengue with fountains in warm and/or tropical places? I wanted a water feature for..."
Make Your Own Tranquil Garden Fountain
"With this DIY water feature in your yard, serenity is just a few steps away... to work with, you can achieve the same effect with a simple DIY project.... space with one thing in common: a water feature. The sound of running water instantly... water with enough force to call it a fountain. Don't blame the stores. The technology... materials the fountain is made of, does that mean that the fountain should be turned off..."
Why We Want a House With a Great View
Research shows that just looking at nature has powerful mental benefits. Here's how to get a boost — with or without a million-dollar view
"boost — with or without a million-dollar view... hospital with a view of nature compared with patients with a view of a brick wall. He... patients with the better view recovered more quickly, had fewer negative comments about... those with the brick wall view.... house with a courtyard and I'll be just fine with not taking care off a big property... house with one story so I didn't have stairs to contend with. We ended up with both..."
Get Along With Less Lawn — Ideas to Save Water and Effort
Ditch the mower and lower your water bill while creating a feast for the eyes with diverse plantings and gathering places
"the eyes with diverse plantings and gathering places... landscape with fresh eyes and move beyond the lawn.... private courtyard, with hardscape, a fountain, and layers of trees and shrubs in the... sticking more with shrubs, small trees and ornamental grasses is the way to go with regard... garden with the shrubs, then fill in with ornamental grasses. Once they grow together... :) I'm with you on shrubs and small trees, though! I totally agree with you, Benjamin..."