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Belmont Hill Residence

Contemporary Landscape, Boston

The master plan for this south-facing woodland property celebrates dramatic topography, muscular canopy trees, remnant fieldstone walls, and native stone outcroppings. Sound vegetation management principles guide each phase of installation, and the true character of the woodland is revealed. Stone walls form terraces that traverse native topography, and a meticulously crafted stone staircase provides casual passage to a gently sloping lawn knoll carved from the existing hillside. Lush perennial borders and native plant stands create edges and thresholds, and a crisp palette of traditional and contemporary materials merge––building upon the surrounding topography and site geology.
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Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design LLC
Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design LLC
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matthewjorgensenMatthew Jorgensen wrote:October 31, 2013
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    Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design LLC
    6 years ago
    Aren't these great?! These are manganese iron spot bricks sourced from Endicot Brick in Ohio. Good luck!
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Lauren Dunec Design added this to 10 Creative Designs for Brick Patios and WalkwaysDecember 12, 2018

In a close-up of the brick patio next to the gravel path, we can see that Cunningham and his team set multiple brick...

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kellie_dyslin added this to PavingApril 18, 2021

Multi-pattern layout adds interest - inspiration for transitioning between our two patios