Liquidscapes
Design-Build Firms
Howard Roberts traditional-landscape
 

Howard Roberts

Formerly a grass terrace, we transformed it into a functional brick terrace with a reflecting pool to add interest and a focal point when entertaining or dinning.
Howard Roberts
URL
http://liquidscapes.net

This photo has one question

December 11, 2012
cathymanuel wrote:
What is this? - Tell me details
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
Liquidscapes
Hi Cathy,

This space originally was a raised grass terrace for many years before a new owner purchased this estate. They engaged us to create a living space for them, the kitchen and great room enter this new space. We felt a water element would be a nice element/focal point to add to the new raised terrace and gardens.

This is a reflecting pool, only 12+" deep, with a vertical sculpture/planter. We originally proposed some subtle fountain components to create the movement and sound of water, but they took that out of the program. The linear shape and form mimics the proportions of the space.

We also created a lower landing, walkway and garden space to receive the home and grounds.

It will be easier for you to appreciate if I attach some before and after images, which I will provide as well.

Thank you for asking, it was a great design and project to build.

Howard
   December 11, 2012 at 7:08AM
Sign Up to comment

What Houzzers are commenting on:

Lady-Sarah Joseph added this to Lady-Sarah Joseph's Ideas
last Friday
Ideal
amharbin53 added this to amharbin53's Ideas
last Friday
Back yard
salmonseeker added this to salmonseeker's ideas
last Tuesday
Patio
kmacwhirter added this to outside/garden
September 7, 2014
pool
julesmaust added this to Backyard Ideas
August 20, 2014
larger but like the brick and tile
Rene Muller added this to Backyard Refresh
August 5, 2014
Use of space.
Elise K added this to pool
August 2, 2014
"Reflecting pool"
molacamp added this to backyard
July 14, 2014
Spa
louisefreeman added this to louisefreeman's ideas
June 15, 2014
hardscape
karenianapia added this to karenianapia's Ideas
June 14, 2014
Center fountain
Paige R. Baten-Locke Designs added this to Lash
June 8, 2014
Slate coping
hconnors added this to hconnors's ideas
June 7, 2014
my happy place
markinmississauga added this to markinmississauga's Ideas
June 5, 2014
Size of pond
stoolan added this to stoolan's ideas
June 3, 2014
Reflecting pool
Susan Knight added this to outdoors
June 3, 2014
Brick & stone
saralesueur added this to saralesueur's Ideas
June 2, 2014
Like air
curveyl added this to curveyl's Ideas
May 29, 2014
Really small
raymond34 added this to raymond34's Ideas
May 28, 2014
X
luisa1957 added this to luisa1957's Ideas
May 14, 2014
Fountain
thomask2008 added this to outdoor space
May 6, 2014
terrace with pond
Lizette Sanchez-Hensley added this to prop downtown
May 5, 2014
Stine
pblgarcia added this to pblgarcia's Ideas
April 26, 2014
Lap pool can be encased in glass fence
gludgood added this to 327 Greyhaven Patio
April 20, 2014
Small pool w/ full coping.
jgushue added this to jgushue's Ideas
April 9, 2014
Adding water to the outdoor space
mbring1 added this to Kitchen Ideas
April 2, 2014
Pool
cspencer84 added this to cspencer84's Ideas
April 1, 2014
Brick patio
sandoval1965 added this to sandoval1965's Ideas
March 31, 2014
Pond
bonacollins added this to Water Landscaping Ideas
March 23, 2014
Is terrestrial koi pond
jen1534 added this to jen1534's Ideas
March 13, 2014
Patio
sallyanc added this to Landscape Ideas
March 6, 2014
slate
Webb Builders, Inc added this to Brick and Bluestone Patios
February 28, 2014
herring bone
monardafarms added this to monardafarms's Ideas
February 9, 2014
Formal, like the brick and stone combo
cellamay added this to pretty
January 29, 2014
backyard
passionisart added this to passionisart's Ideas
January 24, 2014
Unique concrete pond.
jennycimino added this to jennycimino's Ideas
January 6, 2014
Fount pool
soontobecome added this to soontobecome's Ideas
January 2, 2014
Perfect backyard
mirnis added this to mirnis's ideas
November 20, 2013
Jardín privado
larakay added this to larakay's Favorites
November 3, 2013
Potted fren
sarahimagination added this to sarahimagination's Ideas
October 31, 2013
Color, privacy
gjimenez001 added this to gjimenez001's Ideas
October 20, 2013
Small
sharonb74 added this to Ideas for Paver Colors
October 20, 2013
Brick inlaid with bluestone.
jenniferkahl added this to jenniferkahl's Ideas
October 18, 2013
Fountain
decorvalerieboucher added this to decorvalerieboucher's ideas
October 13, 2013
ttilghman added this to ttilghman's ideas
September 28, 2013
outdoor idea
lizgib1967 added this to Landscape/Courtyard/Patio
September 21, 2013
Instead of a big fountain, but add some water jets shooting up?
sjaxson added this to sjaxson's Ideas
September 13, 2013
Patio/decking
Margaret Catherine added this to margaret_catherine's Ideas
September 12, 2013
Tranquility & Vegetation.
trooney added this to trooney's Favorites
August 12, 2013
concrete ribbon
lovickyou added this to lovickyou's ideas
August 12, 2013
pool
Leigha Smith added this to leigha_smith's Ideas
August 10, 2013
Small
fibrescay added this to fibrescay's Ideas
July 28, 2013
G
shobeir_b added this to shobeir_b's ideas
July 25, 2013
محوطه سازی
nuceicecream added this to nuceicecream's Ideas
July 25, 2013
Outdoor
Sol Caballero added this to sol_caballero's ideas
July 20, 2013
piscina
sofiabisagno added this to sofiabisagno's Ideas
July 15, 2013
Oval.. Here's an option
The Rey3 Design Collaborative added this to Pools
July 14, 2013
Little but oh so pretentious
a1960child added this to Exterior Ideas
July 9, 2013
idea of a sculpture in pool
teslo added this to teslo's ideas
July 5, 2013
What is this
jehsusan added this to jehsusan's ideas
July 5, 2013
reflecting pool
venessamaria added this to venessamaria's ideas
July 4, 2013
Nice
yoramtr added this to yoramtr's Ideas
June 30, 2013
פינת גינון עם מיים
pverity added this to exterior distant island
June 25, 2013
fish pond
jo080799 added this to jo080799's Ideas
June 23, 2013
Flowed bricks and marbel
cgreen200666 added this to cgreen200666's Ideas
June 15, 2013
Shape of pond
Soibhan Gill added this to Exterior Ideas
May 27, 2013
OUTSIDE FRONT PATIO
dawnlomas added this to dawnlomas's Ideas
May 9, 2013
Water and fountain. Maybe even fish!
748sheppard added this to 748sheppard's ideas
May 9, 2013
pond
elatham007 added this to elatham007's Ideas
May 7, 2013
Splash Pool
อรรถพล เอกสุวรรณ added this to webuser_213467's ideas
May 5, 2013
pond
gtalvarez added this to gtalvarez's Ideas
May 1, 2013
Like the fern
caitlin4788 added this to caitlin4788's Ideas
April 30, 2013
Lap pool
flowergirl8 added this to flowergirl8's Ideas
April 30, 2013
Pool
lmcvey104 added this to lmcvey104's ideas
April 27, 2013
Pool
mldiaz added this to Exterior Space
April 26, 2013
Size
Denise Carew added this to denise_carew's ideas
April 19, 2013
like
Shanna Hensley added this to shanna_hensley's Ideas
April 15, 2013
Nice
Austin Benedict added this to austinbenedict's ideas
April 14, 2013
dignified pool
nelissa added this to nelissa's Favorites
April 13, 2013
Nice fountain
hparmar07 added this to hparmar07's Ideas
April 13, 2013
Pond
Joe Phu added this to joe_phu's Ideas
April 8, 2013
Peacefull
romanm3344 added this to romanm3344's Ideas
March 21, 2013
Sunday afternoon
bmovahedi added this to bmovahedi's ideas
March 21, 2013
Nice tiling
tishana added this to tishana's ideas
February 26, 2013
oval pond, new idea
puerinijr added this to puerinijr's Ideas
February 22, 2013
Small pool
doublewdesign added this to doublewdesign's ideas
February 21, 2013
Brickwork
mooneyblu added this to pools
February 1, 2013
tiny pool/spa or fountain?
tluse added this to tluse's ideas
January 30, 2013
reflecting pool
sashtam added this to sashtam's ideas
January 24, 2013
Very small reflecting pool.
stanhope added this to Fountains
January 17, 2013
imagine the oval space, flush - different fountain
212028478 added this to 212028478's Ideas
January 5, 2013
ironicfe added this to ironicfe's Ideas
November 23, 2012
It blends with nature
kmcva added this to back yard ideas
November 18, 2012
Pond
lizhopper added this to lizhopper's Ideas
October 26, 2012
Love
sfhouse added this to Dallas House
October 24, 2012
Pool
pgiavo added this to pool
September 26, 2012
Size
amydturner added this to amydturner's Ideas
September 10, 2012
Dipping pool
Carol_Ximena Pretel_Rincon added this to CASA SOÑADA
September 6, 2012
Fhgnnggbsaqd
hdshea added this to pizza oven fire pits ponds
September 2, 2012
Pond
juliejena added this to juliejena's Ideas
September 1, 2012
L6
Maria Abdi added this to maria_abdi's ideas
August 26, 2012
Barbie Garrett added this to wbrtj's ideas
August 19, 2012
FOUNTAIN
dottiesideas added this to dottiesideas's Favorites
August 17, 2012
maybe
kkronz added this to landscape
August 13, 2012
Ferns
skinnytdy added this to exterior
August 10, 2012
Nice fountain.
sara1984 added this to sara1984's Favorites
August 5, 2012
Tray plus Fontaine
landscapingg added this to landscapingg's ideas
August 5, 2012
oval and precast
ninolashkhi added this to ninolashkhi's Favorites
July 15, 2012
Formerly a grass terrace, we transformed it into a functional brick terrace with a reflecting pool to add interest and a focal point when entertaining or dinning. Howard Roberts
morg359 added this to morg359's ideas
July 8, 2012
side of house reflecting pool
flisswhyte added this to flisswhyte's Ideas
July 4, 2012
One day...
llpfister added this to Pools and Fountains
June 21, 2012
Statuary in pool
bthurman1987 added this to bthurman1987's Ideas
June 17, 2012
Side of house pool
jazzy2513 added this to jazzy2513's Favorites
June 11, 2012
Beautiful garden sitting area
katrina50 added this to katrina50's Favorites
June 5, 2012
Fountain
cathybabaian added this to cathybabaian's Favorites
June 2, 2012
Love this
seauld added this to Caboto
May 31, 2012
Colours, bullnose overhang, a bit too deep though.
jerolynj added this to jerolynj's ideas
May 24, 2012
Idea pool for zero lot
mabarna added this to mabarna's ideas
May 5, 2012
pool
glynnstrate added this to glynnstrate's Favorites
April 28, 2012
Lovely
eichlerk added this to eichlerk's ideas
April 28, 2012
Pool
rainrain added this to rainrain's Favorites
April 20, 2012
Yard
grammielinda added this to Landscape
April 13, 2012
Shape
sammy1492 added this to sammy1492's Favorites
April 12, 2012
Space saving luxury
basuri added this to Outdoor landscaping
April 12, 2012
Reflection pool - elegant and simple.
Kajal Bose added this to kajal_bose's ideas
March 31, 2012
frontyard
Britt Short added this to 29 WT Pool
March 18, 2012
Brick work
mieola added this to mieola's Favorites
March 15, 2012
Fountain
Katina Rogers AXIOS Holdings, LLC. added this to axios's ideas
March 5, 2012
oval pond
memispris added this to memispris's Favorites
March 3, 2012
Small yard
sagharbor added this to sagharbor's ideas
February 7, 2012
great afternoon spot
janineverdetto added this to pool and patio
February 6, 2012
brick and concrete
alohakina added this to alohakina's ideas
February 4, 2012
Pools
xiomy16 added this to xiomy16's Favorites
February 4, 2012
Jum
lstrachte added this to lstrachte's ideas
January 31, 2012
pool deck
bethp422 added this to bethp422's ideas
January 31, 2012
coffee table and tray
zonda added this to garden
January 25, 2012
Fish pond
eunicecox added this to eunicecox's ideas
January 21, 2012
pretty
© 2014 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™