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Molly Wood Garden Design
fresh and clean
Home or away? Several friends of mine have chosen to rent locations away from home for their open houses. One family chose a semienclosed shelter at a public park. From the outside it looked like a large cabin, and it overlooked a wooded ravine. There was plenty of room inside and on the outside deck, and
McDugald-Steele Landscape Architects
Houston Southern Estate
9. Roof and public gardens. As a final embellishment on the already grandiose Chapultepec Castle, Emperor Maximilian had botanist Willhelm Knechtel create various gardens throughout Mexico City, most notably perhaps, the roof garden on the top of the palace. These gardens had wide paths, lush lawns,
Margie Grace - Grace Design Associates
Grace Design Associates
From garden to art installation. Sculpture gardens have become very popular in public spaces and private grounds. They provide the perfect exterior viewing theater.This combination of stone-shaped seating over meandering artificial grass is a real art installation and could be found at any modern art
Costello Kennedy Landscape Architecture
Modern rear yard
the usage of the garden space clearly defined, so it is difficult to understand just what a revolution John Brookes started in Britain with the publication of his first book.Brookes took some of his new ideas from the new architecture and gardens in the United States and Scandinavia, which may have been
living room through the pool area and out to the ocean. Jagoda likes how this transforms the traditional idea of a private courtyard into much more of a public space, blurring indoors and outdoors even more.
Elizabeth Swartz Interiors
Colorful Waterfront Home, Hingham MA
What Rooms to Spend OnSome designers recommend investing in the spaces that are most public — your living room and dining room, for example — and scrimping in places like bedrooms and the family room. “You can always save at the back of the house and splurge in the front of the house,” Luff suggests
Amy A. Alper
relaxing outdoor rooms.Extending the living space outdoors was a priority for the Harmons. In fact, there’s a play on enclosed and open spaces, and public and private ones, throughout the entire property.