Kikuchi + Kankel Design Group
Landscape Architects & Designers
San Francisco Artist Studio contemporary-patio

San Francisco Artist Studio

This exterior courtyard serves as both a residential entertainment space and work place for the resident artist/sculptor. Applying Zen design principles, this space is minimalist in form, color and texture and seamlessly transitions from the home studio interior. A series of stepped walls provide vertical "planes" which visually extend the depth of the space. A subtle fountain provides audio interest that masks urban noise while providing visual movement.

Photos by John Dunham

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September 26, 2014
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We prefer using Scofield Integral colors. In the past, we have found those colors to be more durable and less subject to blotching. The color used for the circular planter/pond wall and paving here was "Metallic Gray". The vertical walls behind are actually cement plaster walls that are painted different shades of gray.
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