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Bordi Prato - Foto e idee

Houston Southern Estate
Houston Southern Estate
McDugald-SteeleMcDugald-Steele
Ispirazione per un grande bordo prato tradizionale dietro casa con pavimentazioni in mattoni
Modern Landscaping
Modern Landscaping
Exterior Worlds Landscaping & DesignExterior Worlds Landscaping & Design
The problem this Memorial-Houston homeowner faced was that her sumptuous contemporary home, an austere series of interconnected cubes of various sizes constructed from white stucco, black steel and glass, did not have the proper landscaping frame. It was out of scale. Imagine Robert Motherwell's "Black on White" painting without the Museum of Fine Arts-Houston's generous expanse of white walls surrounding it. It would still be magnificent but somehow...off. Intuitively, the homeowner realized this issue and started interviewing landscape designers. After talking to about 15 different designers, she finally went with one, only to be disappointed with the results. From the across-the-street neighbor, she was then introduced to Exterior Worlds and she hired us to correct the newly-created problems and more fully realize her hopes for the grounds. "It's not unusual for us to come in and deal with a mess. Sometimes a homeowner gets overwhelmed with managing everything. Other times it is like this project where the design misses the mark. Regardless, it is really important to listen for what a prospect or client means and not just what they say," says Jeff Halper, owner of Exterior Worlds. Since the sheer size of the house is so dominating, Exterior Worlds' overall job was to bring the garden up to scale to match the house. Likewise, it was important to stretch the house into the landscape, thereby softening some of its severity. The concept we devised entailed creating an interplay between the landscape and the house by astute placement of the black-and-white colors of the house into the yard using different materials and textures. Strategic plantings of greenery increased the interest, density, height and function of the design. First we installed a pathway of crushed white marble around the perimeter of the house, the white of the path in homage to the house’s white facade. At various intervals, 3/8-inch steel-plated metal strips, painted black to echo the bones of the house, were embedded and crisscrossed in the pathway to turn it into a loose maze. Along this metal bunting, we planted succulents whose other-worldly shapes and mild coloration juxtaposed nicely against the hard-edged steel. These plantings included Gulf Coast muhly, a native grass that produces a pink-purple plume when it blooms in the fall. A side benefit to the use of these plants is that they are low maintenance and hardy in Houston’s summertime heat. Next we brought in trees for scale. Without them, the impressive architecture becomes imposing. We placed them along the front at either corner of the house. For the left side, we found a multi-trunk live oak in a field, transported it to the property and placed it in a custom-made square of the crushed marble at a slight distance from the house. On the right side where the house makes a 90-degree alcove, we planted a mature mesquite tree. To finish off the front entry, we fashioned the black steel into large squares and planted grass to create islands of green, or giant lawn stepping pads. We echoed this look in the back off the master suite by turning concrete pads of black-stained concrete into stepping pads. We kept the foundational plantings of Japanese yews which add green, earthy mass, something the stark architecture needs for further balance. We contoured Japanese boxwoods into small spheres to enhance the play between shapes and textures. In the large, white planters at the front entrance, we repeated the plantings of succulents and Gulf Coast muhly to reinforce symmetry. Then we built an additional planter in the back out of the black metal, filled it with the crushed white marble and planted a Texas vitex, another hardy choice that adds a touch of color with its purple blooms. To finish off the landscaping, we needed to address the ravine behind the house. We built a retaining wall to contain erosion. Aesthetically, we crafted it so that the wall has a sharp upper edge, a modern motif right where the landscape meets the land.
Rose Garden
Rose Garden
Design Focus InternationalDesign Focus International
Urns
Idee per un bordo prato classico esposto in pieno sole di medie dimensioni
Best of Houzz 2024: ecco i vincitori!
Dream Driveway
Dream Driveway
Eco LawnEco Lawn
Because it looks cool! ? A collaboration we completed with our friends at All Form Construction. This type of installation is extremely time-consuming to get an epic result. The process includes preparation of the sub-substrate, steel mesh, timber boxing, pouring concrete pavers, painstaking preparation of Gap7 between each paver and then the painstaking installation of artificial grass between each paver. But the contrast of colours looks epic! ? - 100% usable all year round - Permeable (free-draining) - Pet friendly (robust and easy to manage bacteria and odor). - Child-friendly (Non-toxic and soft-fall rated). - Beautification
Late afternoon sunlight.
Late afternoon sunlight.
Haver & Skolnick LLC ArchitectsHaver & Skolnick LLC Architects
Late afternoon sunlight creates a beautiful composition of light & shadow. Robert Benson Photography.
Idee per un giardino country esposto in pieno sole di medie dimensioni e nel cortile laterale in estate con pavimentazioni in pietra naturale
The Adams Family
The Adams Family
Plano Landscaping CompanyPlano Landscaping Company
Foto di un giardino minimalista esposto a mezz'ombra in primavera con ghiaia e recinzione in legno
Contemporary Curb Appeal & Outdoor Living
Contemporary Curb Appeal & Outdoor Living
GO Designs Inc.GO Designs Inc.
Completing the Vibe...Cool & Contemporary Curb Appeal that helps complete our clients special spaces. From the start...it feels like it was here all along. The perimeter tree line serving as a partial wind break has a feel that most parks long for. Lit up at night, it almost feels like youre in a downtown urban park. Forever Lawn grass brightens the front lawn without all the maintenance. Full accessibility with custom concrete rocksalt deck pads makes it easy for everyone to get around. Accent lighting adds to the environments ambiance positioned for safety and athletics. Natural limestone & mossrock boulders engraves the terrain, softening the energy & movement. We bring all the colors together on a custom cedar fence that adds privacy & function. Moving into the backyard, steps pads, ipe deck & forever lawn adds depth and comfort making spaces to slow down and admire your moments in the landscaped edges.
Manalapan Coastal Modern Residence
Manalapan Coastal Modern Residence
The Benedict Bullock  Group PAThe Benedict Bullock Group PA
Private Golf Putting Green
Esempio di un ampio giardino stile marino esposto in pieno sole davanti casa
Parkland Backyard Outdoor Living Project
Parkland Backyard Outdoor Living Project
Broward Landscape, Inc.Broward Landscape, Inc.
Travertine Pool Deck, Landscape, Outdoor Lighting, Synthetic Turf, Outdoor Kitchen, Synthetic Vine Pattern
Ispirazione per un grande giardino classico esposto a mezz'ombra dietro casa con pavimentazioni in pietra naturale
Airdrie Synthetic Grass Low Maintenance
Airdrie Synthetic Grass Low Maintenance
Twisted Rock Terrascape & Design, Inc.Twisted Rock Terrascape & Design, Inc.
Our client hired us to design & build a maintenance free yard that they could enjoy for years. They wanted a large area for their kids trampoline as well as a sidewalk to carry them and their guests from the front yard to the back patio area. With synthetic grass and aggregate bedding the project has a contemporary feel that is easy to maintain all summer long!!
ソラくんのお庭
ソラくんのお庭
ガーデンカレントガーデンカレント
Idee per un bordo prato minimalista di medie dimensioni e in cortile
Maison neuve
Maison neuve
Dessinatrice d'EspacesDessinatrice d'Espaces
Conception de jardin comment traiter la pente a partir d'une page blanche.
Esempio di un giardino moderno di medie dimensioni in primavera con un pendio, una collina o una riva, pacciame e recinzione in metallo
huntington harbour waterfront contemporary
huntington harbour waterfront contemporary
Moss Yaw Design studioMoss Yaw Design studio
corten steel planter and gravel bed for streetside exterior drought-tolerant landscaping
Foto di un grande giardino etnico esposto a mezz'ombra davanti casa con sassi di fiume e recinzione in metallo
Airdrie Synthetic Grass Low Maintenance
Airdrie Synthetic Grass Low Maintenance
Twisted Rock Terrascape & Design, Inc.Twisted Rock Terrascape & Design, Inc.
Our client hired us to design & build a maintenance free yard that they could enjoy for years. They wanted a large area for their kids trampoline as well as a sidewalk to carry them and their guests from the front yard to the back patio area. With synthetic grass and aggregate bedding the project has a contemporary feel that is easy to maintain all summer long!!
Landscape view showing natural grasses leading up to the entry.
Landscape view showing natural grasses leading up to the entry.
Haver & Skolnick LLC ArchitectsHaver & Skolnick LLC Architects
The sweeping curve of native grasses leads to the entry. Robert Benson Photography.
Immagine di un giardino country esposto in pieno sole di medie dimensioni e nel cortile laterale in estate con pavimentazioni in pietra naturale
Front Yard Landscaping
Front Yard Landscaping
Earthworks LandscapingEarthworks Landscaping
The homeowner was very particular about clean landscape beds and well-manicured plants. The use of hardy evergreens and perennials was paramount to the success of the garden areas. Stone edger was used to separate the mulch beds from the lawn area.
Artificial Grass, Paving Stones & Curved Steel Garden Edging
Artificial Grass, Paving Stones & Curved Steel Garden Edging
Eco LawnEco Lawn
A simple yet beautiful example of how artificial grass combined with stepping stones and corten steel edging can transform the landscape of a home. ** 100% usable all year round ** Permeable (free-draining) ** Pet friendly (robust and easy to manage bacteria and odour). ** Child-friendly (Non-toxic and soft-fall rated).
Long Driveway To Double Garage
Long Driveway To Double Garage
Big Rock LandscapingBig Rock Landscaping
This paved driveway leading to double garages winds through open lawn.
Ispirazione per un grande giardino classico esposto in pieno sole davanti casa con pavimentazioni in mattoni
Large Family Garden
Large Family Garden
Dave Green GardensDave Green Gardens
This garden was transformed into a large safe accessible space for the whole family to enjoy. Featuring a large two tone porcelain patio, stepping stones, new lawn, cedar screening and a pergola at the rear these features help to structure the space and provide an interesting journey as the garden is explored

Bordi Prato - Foto e idee

Pagewood Deck
Pagewood Deck
Blue water Carpentry & ConstructionBlue water Carpentry & Construction
Idee per un ampio giardino minimal esposto a mezz'ombra dietro casa in estate con pavimentazioni in cemento e recinzione in metallo
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