1970's Mansard meets Modern Landsdcape contemporary landscape

1970's Mansard meets Modern Landsdcape

This seventies-modern Mansard roofed house was floating in a sea of concrete and needed to be anchored to the site.
The clients called upon designer Patrick L. Boyd-Lloyd, with David Rolston Landscape Architects, to help soften the harsh front yard that's only plantings were a formal edge of Cotoneaster glauca.
A large section of the circular driveway, that read as a small landing strip, was removed, leaving a generous walkway and a new entry auto-court delineated by tall grasses. The Hard-scape material is Exposed Aggregate and Sandblasted Concrete.

A simple, modern plant palette reflects the character of the house: Blue blooming Vitex trees and White Oak Leaf Hydrangeas add summer color, while Black Bamboo casts shadows on the pristine stucco walls, with wispy Ornamental Miscanthus Grass adding a slightly formal delineation. Contemporary Wok bowls, a Rolston signature accent, are used for spare accents of seasonal color.

This photo has one question

sunk wrote:
Nice driveway - What is this driveway made with?
   Comment   March 16, 2013

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Anthea Kourie added this to driveway
on Monday
Paving seems to be 'set' gravel
blondy27 added this to driveway
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exposed aggregate and sandblasted concrete
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June 30, 2014
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June 30, 2014
Aggregate concrete
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June 19, 2014
concrete raised by the bushes
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April 26, 2014
Concrete and wood driveway
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April 26, 2014
Shrubs in foreground and on other side of patio
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April 16, 2014
exposed aggregate
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April 9, 2014
steps to front porch..
wmsgroup added this to Exterior Ideas
March 29, 2014
like this but with red brick
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February 22, 2014
Hard-scape material is Exposed Aggregate and Sandblasted Concrete.
רויטל לוריא added this to all
February 21, 2014
modern garden
chrisahadden added this to Exterior Ideas
February 16, 2014
texture of the drive with plantings
562macleod added this to driveway
January 27, 2014
like the mix of texture and color
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January 7, 2014
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November 22, 2013
Aggregate squares
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November 14, 2013
Wide shallow steps to a flat backyard for pool and entertaining area.
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September 25, 2013
exposed pebbles
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September 5, 2013
Driveway. Rough and smooth.
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landscape idea
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July 5, 2013
For back
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Driveway and edge treatment
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exposed aggregate and sandblasted concrete
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April 13, 2013
reduced lawn
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April 13, 2013
good floor in front of house
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March 30, 2013
Clean and easy Nice 70's look, fun to decorate
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March 9, 2013
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Bowl pots
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March 4, 2013
like the contrasting concrete textures
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Patio stones
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super compound
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Love pot
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Garden path
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Path design
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December 17, 2012
Front yard
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December 2, 2012
Landscaping and heavy
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November 26, 2012
محوطه حیاط
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November 25, 2012
Modern mansard
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Paving, devine
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Flower pot
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More aggregate
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July 27, 2012
Is this stone or exposed concrete?
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June 15, 2012
Nice concrete hardscaping
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June 14, 2012
like the landscaping
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Flooring for compound
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June 10, 2012
patio design
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June 9, 2012
contemporary concrete w/pea gravel?
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sections in hardscape
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