Contemporary Update

Layered walls perform double duty as both sculpture and a way to define gathering spaces. Contrasting leaf textures and hues harmonize with the hardscape, and plant masses add their colorful statement to the canvas.
Contemporary Wall
Ideabooks26,585
Questions4
A refined material palette modernizes this conventional 60′s ranch-home’s yard. Repetition of materials like stone, ipe and concrete combine beautifully to form a bold and contemporary garden. Layered walls perform double duty as both sculpture and a way to define gathering spaces. Contrasting leaf textures and hues harmonize with the hardscape, and plant masses add their c...More
“Banca incorporada ala pared” — tatijomi
BBQ and Outdoor Kitchen
Ideabooks14,991
Questions14
Michele Lee Willson Photography A refined material palette modernizes this conventional 60′s ranch-home’s yard. Repetition of materials like stone, ipe and concrete combine beautifully to form a bold and contemporary garden. Layered walls perform double duty as both sculpture and a way to define gathering spaces. Contrasting leaf textures and hues harmonize with the hardscap...More
“Outdoor grill” — saltyfish
Dining Space
Ideabooks10,209
Questions10
A refined material palette modernizes this conventional 60′s ranch-home’s yard. Repetition of materials like stone, ipe and concrete combine beautifully to form a bold and contemporary garden. Layered walls perform double duty as both sculpture and a way to define gathering spaces. Contrasting leaf textures and hues harmonize with the hardscape, and plant masses add their c...More
“Outdoor Room Modern” — Ro Ro
Fireplace
Ideabooks25,936
Questions7
A refined material palette modernizes this conventional 60′s ranch-home’s yard. Repetition of materials like stone, ipe and concrete combine beautifully to form a bold and contemporary garden. Layered walls perform double duty as both sculpture and a way to define gathering spaces. Contrasting leaf textures and hues harmonize with the hardscape, and plant masses add their c...More
“Outdoor Room Modern Adobe feel” — Ro Ro
waterwise border
Ideabooks341
Questions3
A refined material palette modernizes this conventional 60′s ranch-home’s yard. Repetition of materials like stone, ipe and concrete combine beautifully to form a bold and contemporary garden. Layered walls perform double duty as both sculpture and a way to define gathering spaces. Contrasting leaf textures and hues harmonize with the hardscape, and plant masses add their c...More
“waterwise border A refined material palette modernizes this conventional 60′s ranch-home’s yard.” — jenniferruth
Orchard
Ideabooks4,783
Questions1
A refined material palette modernizes this conventional 60′s ranch-home’s yard. Repetition of materials like stone, ipe and concrete combine beautifully to form a bold and contemporary garden. Layered walls perform double duty as both sculpture and a way to define gathering spaces. Contrasting leaf textures and hues harmonize with the hardscape, and plant masses add their c...More
“nice looking fruit trees” — quistkb
Sand pit
Ideabooks429
Questions0
A refined material palette modernizes this conventional 60′s ranch-home’s yard. Repetition of materials like stone, ipe and concrete combine beautifully to form a bold and contemporary garden. Layered walls perform double duty as both sculpture and a way to define gathering spaces. Contrasting leaf textures and hues harmonize with the hardscape, and plant masses add their col...More
“Pavers! And who doesn't love a sandpit” — Allison McGugan
Sculptural Wall
Ideabooks467
Questions0
A refined material palette modernizes this conventional 60′s ranch-home’s yard. Repetition of materials like stone, ipe and concrete combine beautifully to form a bold and contemporary garden. Layered walls perform double duty as both sculpture and a way to define gathering spaces. Contrasting leaf textures and hues harmonize with the hardscape, and plant masses add their c...More
“I like the floating benches and the mix of wood and cement” — Errol Johnson
Sculptural Wall
Ideabooks890
Questions1
A refined material palette modernizes this conventional 60′s ranch-home’s yard. Repetition of materials like stone, ipe and concrete combine beautifully to form a bold and contemporary garden. Layered walls perform double duty as both sculpture and a way to define gathering spaces. Contrasting leaf textures and hues harmonize with the hardscape, and plant masses add their c...More
“Outdoors” — l_wolfsberger
Sculptural Wall
Ideabooks555
Questions0
A refined material palette modernizes this conventional 60′s ranch-home’s yard. Repetition of materials like stone, ipe and concrete combine beautifully to form a bold and contemporary garden. Layered walls perform double duty as both sculpture and a way to define gathering spaces. Contrasting leaf textures and hues harmonize with the hardscape, and plant masses add their c...More
“I like the combination of materials used on wall.” — Abilene Decorative Concrete Werks, Inc.
Sculptural Wall
Ideabooks463
Questions1
A refined material palette modernizes this conventional 60′s ranch-home’s yard. Repetition of materials like stone, ipe and concrete combine beautifully to form a bold and contemporary garden. Layered walls perform double duty as both sculpture and a way to define gathering spaces. Contrasting leaf textures and hues harmonize with the hardscape, and plant masses add their c...More
“Walls” — Ben Lowe
Sculptural Wall
Ideabooks200
Questions1
A refined material palette modernizes this conventional 60′s ranch-home’s yard. Repetition of materials like stone, ipe and concrete combine beautifully to form a bold and contemporary garden. Layered walls perform double duty as both sculpture and a way to define gathering spaces. Contrasting leaf textures and hues harmonize with the hardscape, and plant masses add their c...More
“Low tree with purple leaves (behind the wall) is smokebush, Cotinus.” — jenniferruth
Outdoor Living Room
Ideabooks597
Questions1
A refined material palette modernizes this conventional 60′s ranch-home’s yard. Repetition of materials like stone, ipe and concrete combine beautifully to form a bold and contemporary garden. Layered walls perform double duty as both sculpture and a way to define gathering spaces. Contrasting leaf textures and hues harmonize with the hardscape, and plant masses add their c...More
“step down form existing patio for fire pit or hot tub on hillside?” — sherzer
Outdoor Living Area
Ideabooks357
Questions1
A refined material palette modernizes this conventional 60′s ranch-home’s yard. Repetition of materials like stone, ipe and concrete combine beautifully to form a bold and contemporary garden. Layered walls perform double duty as both sculpture and a way to define gathering spaces. Contrasting leaf textures and hues harmonize with the hardscape, and plant masses add their c...More
“Terrace Roof” — asheesh09
Sculptural Wall
Ideabooks707
Questions1
A refined material palette modernizes this conventional 60′s ranch-home’s yard. Repetition of materials like stone, ipe and concrete combine beautifully to form a bold and contemporary garden. Layered walls perform double duty as both sculpture and a way to define gathering spaces. Contrasting leaf textures and hues harmonize with the hardscape, and plant masses add their c...More
“I like the lighting” — Errol Johnson
Sculptural Wall
Ideabooks470
Questions0
A refined material palette modernizes this conventional 60′s ranch-home’s yard. Repetition of materials like stone, ipe and concrete combine beautifully to form a bold and contemporary garden. Layered walls perform double duty as both sculpture and a way to define gathering spaces. Contrasting leaf textures and hues harmonize with the hardscape, and plant masses add their c...More
“put fire pit at end of yard?” — sherzer
Outdoor Fireplace
Ideabooks556
Questions1
A refined material palette modernizes this conventional 60′s ranch-home’s yard. Repetition of materials like stone, ipe and concrete combine beautifully to form a bold and contemporary garden. Layered walls perform double duty as both sculpture and a way to define gathering spaces. Contrasting leaf textures and hues harmonize with the hardscape, and plant masses add their c...More
“Outdoor room with fire built in” — Ro Ro
Outdoor Fireplace
Ideabooks504
Questions1
A refined material palette modernizes this conventional 60′s ranch-home’s yard. Repetition of materials like stone, ipe and concrete combine beautifully to form a bold and contemporary garden. Layered walls perform double duty as both sculpture and a way to define gathering spaces. Contrasting leaf textures and hues harmonize with the hardscape, and plant masses add their c...More
“muro interno” — leomassango
Contemporary Update
Ideabooks171
Questions1
Michele Lee Willson Photography
“Calamagrostis 'Karl Foerster' grass is the tall one, Festuca rubra is the low ground cover grass, an” — jenniferruth
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