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different levels of stone patio traditional landscape by Anthony Cusat
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A regular pattern carries all the way through this garden scheme with the use of differing heights, materials and textures, all with basic 90-degree geometric shapes.
Mostly hardscape backyard - use clover for water conservation and little to no mowing.
Again love the pavers with the soft flow of grass/ground cover in between.
a solution to a small sloped backyard - terraces
this is not my style, but with all of this, all you need is a bedroom and kitchen indoors! you could create an outdoor kitchen here, then just sleep inside. in warm climates, much of the living area is outside, which i absolutely love.
Devoto House / Andres Remy Arquitectos
Unusual and imaginitive Pool House / Joaquín Alvado Bañón
this is a terrrrrible design. NEVER use orange like this in something you swim in. >.< it looks like he's swimming in bad piss
Don't like orange but the house is cool
Water spouts in the grass shoot into the pool for kids to swim through. Fun!
Element Garden - garden environments for your sense and pleasure
Indoor swimming pool - this will go under the house in our grotto
Can't afford the grotto. How 'bout a puddle under a tent in the backyard?
love the block patio divided with grass and the foundation plantings
This is the type of thing I always imagime for a pool at Virginia... (the lovely house aroound the coner from where I am in St Francisville, LA)