outside living spaces

THE ROOM OUTSIDE - "Designing Your Perfect Outdoor Living Space"

The difference very often between rooms inside and out is visualization. Pieces of furniture come at a predetermined size, plants don't, and they are usually small when you put them in the ground and grow over a period of years. To have a successful composition means knowing how big plants grow and in the majority of cases this together with other information as to where the plant grows best... read more

COURTYARDS FOR MODERN LIVING - "The Same Materials"

Landscape architect Phoebe Pape used the same materials as those used for the house when designing these outdoor spaces. The house, designed by Stutchbury + Pape, is quite raw with its off-formed concrete walls and floors... read more

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