Samuel H. Williamson Associates
Landscape Architects & Designers
shwa contemporary landscape


A contemporary twist on the typical suburban ranch house.

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Mrs. Watson wrote:
what are the names of the two trees
   Comment   May 9, 2012
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These are grafted cherry trees, Prunus serrula trunks with Prunus 'Snow Goose' tops.
May 10, 2012 at 8:41am   
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amelieny1 wrote:
Hello. Please tell what the two trees in the front of the house? are
   Comment   August 16, 2013
Joan Becich wrote:
Color of paint on exterior - I like that color a lot! Tried to get the exact color from the landscape architect but he didn't know it.
   Comment   August 30, 2012
psh17 wrote:
What kind of windows are on this house?
   Comment   June 27, 2012

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Reasons to Redo Your Front Yard 1. Circulation is not functioning well. The main purpose of the front yard is to provide an entrance to your home. A good design strategy includes:Planning for vehicle circulation and parkingCreating a welcoming walkway to the front door Highlighting the front entry

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MCM. Simple plantings. Border against foundation.
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Love flagstones
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. Circulation is not functioning well. The main purpose of the front yard is to provide an entrance to your home. A good design strategy includes: Planning for vehicle circulation and parking Creating a welcoming walkway to the front door Highlighting the front entry
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I love how the lawn is minimized by sedums in geometric patterns. the mugo pine and the stone steppers complement the design well
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hill cover
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front door
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groundcover on slope. saves from mowing a slope
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entry at different level than front yard yet entry itself is level
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roofline, frt yard
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extended roofline doubledoored entry
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Large front windows
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Walkway and evergreen shrubs
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Tiered garden
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Terracing without rock wall.
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like the overhang on the porch
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Landscaping the front entry to be welcoming
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Plants on the slope
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roof line and landscaping elevation to front of house
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closed foliage, for our front lawn with sculptural trees?
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Gorgeous. Very green, so low maintenance. Hmmm...something to consider.
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Front yard
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Patio Stone
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Front bank idea?
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Our front yard path will look like this.
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simplicity...and no mulch
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step down for grade
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giant square path stones
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front yard - groundcover?
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Entry porch
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small tree
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Low care attractive
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Love the design. Great solution to a slope.
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brighter yellow, but don't like all one color.
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welcoming entrance, meandering stone path
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modern ranch style
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What do you like about this photo?lanscaping layers compensate for the lack of interest in the house
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Square pavers
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The pitch and the porch pitch are different directions
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downward slope, que serve para nosso caso como upward slope
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reducing the lawn
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Ranch exterior makeover
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clean-line suburban ranch
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think about mungo pines
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Tier and slope
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exterior all one color
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cool front walk
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Roofline not dissimilar to #31 (with front extension)
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green slope and grass up top
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Look at this cantilevered gable over the entrance. The simplicity of this is totally ranch and mid century modern. We can get away with a LITTLE more on your home with the steeper roof pitch but don't want to get the melting pot too hot.
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Front yard landscaping
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Garden steps
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Terrace without walls
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steps in grass
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Rancher with equal-lite windows & horizontal siding
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Plain front entry with no supports.
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Upright oaks
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size of stones for front of home
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terraced frontyard
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Steps on slope
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Terracing idea... Idea to paint house all one color
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Ranch exterior
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Gabled roof above garage
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roof and yard
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front porch roof
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Front path
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front yard
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Tek kat
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Gable and double door
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June 9, 2013
the idea of no retainer, and a green planted slope is not new, but I hadn't thought of it as a possibility for our small slope.
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Good low ground cover for our slope.
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May 15, 2013
Change the front of a ranch - great facelift!
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May 9, 2013
love the doors and front windows; nice redo of the front of the house without blowing it up...understated
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May 9, 2013
slaps on the grass is fab
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stone walk surrounded by grass/lawn area in front
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May 3, 2013
A different ranch design
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front garden
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pavers from street to front patio/entrance
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Just pavers
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Front entrance
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Pathway, grass and concrete slabs
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Wide gable entry breaks up long roof line while maintaining style of era. -KB
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grass in between?
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ground cover
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Love it! Green landscaping
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like our back yard. lower tier and transitions...
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Ranch styles
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front yard
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evergreen groundcover
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front pavers
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Trees for house
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some version of that sidewalk was what I was thinking
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Love this house
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الحديقة الممتدة الئ المدخل
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joe and jen. deal with elevation without so much hardscape
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Two levels of lawn &garden
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The overhang look at door entry
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