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Ten Tips for Planning Your Modern Landscape
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Soften Modern Landscape Lines With Plants
Lay of the Landscape: Modern Garden Style
Bold, graphic design elements create a sense of calmness in the garden to match the serenity of contemporary homes
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Landmark Status Honors a Historic Modern Landscape
Grounds designed by Lawrence Halprin, including a play garden and a meditative garden, gain protection thanks to a family's efforts
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Roots of Style: Prairie Architecture Ushers In Modern Design
Twentieth-century Midwestern architects gave us broad-shouldered homes inspired by the landscape and modern times. Learn the details here
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7 Stunning Glass Walkways in Modern Homes
Enclosed but not hemmed in, these modern walkways provide a path between rooms and clear views of the landscape
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Regional Modern: Northern California Architecture
A strong connection to the landscape helps define contemporary home design from the Monterey Bay to San Francisco and wine country
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Regional Modern: Chicago's Take on Contemporary Design
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Single-Sloped Roofs Ramp Up Modern Homes
Mirroring a steep site or used for architectural interest, sloped roofs create a connection with the landscape
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Houzz Tour: Modern Tower in a Virginia Forest
A tower with industrial materials, picture windows and citrine splashes makes a striking addition to the surrounding landscape
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Mondrian Lives On in Modern Garden Design
See how the grids and colors of the 20th-century artist are giving landscapes a distinctly 21st-century look
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Art Brings a New Experience to Modern Home Exteriors
Sculptures and paintings on a home's exterior can create impact and interest before anyone even steps inside
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8 Modern-Day Moats That Float Our Boats
See how a simple water barrier with ancient roots can make for an eye-catching contemporary garden feature
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Modern Homes Play a Frame Game With Landscapes
Part matchmaker and part censor, frames play a vital role in how architecture and outdoor spaces connect
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A Modern Backyard Trumps the Texas Heat
New shaded areas offer a respite in an outdoor Houston living room, while a fire pit re-creates fond memories