Simmonds & Associates, Inc.
Landscape Architects & Designers
An East Bay Garden contemporary-patio
 

An East Bay Garden

This property has a wonderful juxtaposition of modern and traditional elements, which are unified by a natural planting scheme. Although the house is traditional, the client desired some contemporary elements, enabling us to introduce rusted steel fences and arbors, black granite for the barbeque counter, and black African slate for the main terrace. An existing brick retaining wall was saved and forms the backdrop for a long fountain with two stone water sources. Almost an acre in size, the property has several destinations. A winding set of steps takes the visitor up the hill to a redwood hot tub, set in a deck amongst walls and stone pillars, overlooking the property. Another winding path takes the visitor to the arbor at the end of the property, furnished with Emu chaises, with relaxing views back to the house, and easy access to the adjacent vegetable garden.

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April 30, 2014
suzi2t wrote:
love the straight lines of the table & chairs. where is it from?
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I believe they are from Emu
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June 30, 2013
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The cap is basalt, the same as the band in the paving
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September 26, 2012
bensonda wrote:
Love the simplicity and practicality of the cover over the barbeque. What materials did you use to construct? - Love the simplicity and practicality of the cover over the barbeque!What materials did you use to construct?
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Hi bensonda, sorry it took me this long to see your question. The cover consists of corten steel posts supporting palo ipe beams and rafters, with 3-form "Varia" eco-resin panels as the roof.
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