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Kikuchi + Kankel Design Group
Kikuchi & Associates Landscape Architecture
Asymmetrical landscape and landing breaks up the length of the house.
Landscaping lights on trees and flowers
low step and the landscape around them is inviting
elements to the landscape. Accentuate plantings with large raised beds and a matching mailbox post. Notice how the three brick structures create a triangle and balance the pathway; all three elements working together to draw your eye to the front door.
Marry the house to its landscape. The architects
designers we talked with are almost unanimous — landscaping is what makes the biggest difference in exterior appeal. Whether you're aiming for a quick freshening up or a complete front yard overhaul, take the time to come up with a basic plan for your landscape. Aim for a good balance of lawn and plants.
Bluff House entry
Bluff House Concrete and copper cladding. Concrete landscape stair leads to front door at first floor level. Photography: Auhaus Architecture
house to impose itself too heavily on the landscape and surrounding neighborhood. “Breaking up the building into various forms allowed us plenty of internal living space without creating visual bulk from the street — treating the building form almost like a landscape in itself,” says Fitzpatrick. Facade:
house to impose itself too heavily on the landscape and surrounding neighbourhood. “Breaking up the building into various forms allowed us plenty of internal living space without creating visual bulk from the street – treating the building form almost like a landscape in itself,” Fitzpatrick says. Facade:
Exterior approach is created with beautiful landscape & walkway.
Good tip for landscaping -- more formal near the house and more
prairie spaces. This landscape follows the same approach. The garden blends into the scenery, rather than competing with it.Tip: Plant more formal and nonnative plants near the house, as was done here, and use the natives on the garden edges as a transition to the natural landscape beyond.
The entry forecourt, with gravel car parking and soft landscaping. Photo by Emma Cross
Hi Nick, as mentioned in my email just sent, the pebble is a Lilydale Toppings, available from most landscape / building supplies stores.
Like the house... its not just ordinary and I love the landscaping.
The landscaping, designed in collaboration with Rush Wright Landscape Architects, is a free-flowing array of mostly native plants, including various species of eucalyptus and acacia.
The landscaped gardens, designed in collaboration with Rush Wright Landscape Architects, is a free-flowing array of mostly native plants, including various species of eucalyptus and acacia.
Soften the edges. A contemporary country property embraces sharp lines and solid materials, but it’s the soft landscaping that adds warmth and colour to the exterior. Although the native plants require minimal watering, a drip-irrigation system was added to battle summer
The original objective was to design an efficient, mountain contemporary cabin with emphasis on light, layout and landscape. Each form delivers natural light to its respective space while contributing to the composition as a whole. Local granite flows in and out bringing the natural environment into
This feeling of the home's being one with the landscape is strengthened through the serpentine driveway, which follows the landscape's contours on its curving
house not only is set within the landscape; it has become part of the landscape. Instead of the landscape being interrupted with plantings around the house, the sinuous lawns sweep right to the walls of the house.This feeling of the home's being one with the landscape is strengthened through the serpentine
serpentine driveway, which follows the landscape's contours on its curving pathway to the house.
Altius Architecture, Inc.
North Kingsway Residence
type of upper window... landscape under window
the natural way in which the stones are placed and made to work with landscaping seeping through and co-mingling with the grass and the landscape beds
Facade and landscaping
siding & landscape...Landscaping ideas...Boulder landscaping...love the landscape