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Garden Architecture/Robert Trachtenberg

This garden was created over a time period of 15 years.
We have designed 5 distinct gardens bound by a common palette of materials in order to complement the architecture of this California Contemporary home, in Oakland California.

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April 22, 2013
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this is all poured in place concrete.
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August 30, 2013
rougegirl212 wrote:
Gorgeous. How thick is the retaining wall and did you color the cement
December 7, 2012
4designs wrote:
Will you please tell me what plants those are behind bench. Thank you.

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