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Indoor-Outdoor Home by a Midcentury Master Gets a Faithful Update

More than ever, this renovated Eichler in Palo Alto, California, brings the outside in.
April 28, 2015
The final, layered look of the pool and its surroundings was completed—–with pain-staking precision—–in 2008. The tiles were custom designed with Mission Tile West to hit a pea-green hue and sized specifically to top the narrow walls. To create the seeded

8 Cool Aboveground Pools

These raised pools will have you rethinking your cannonball strategy.
April 24, 2015
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7 Inspiring Water-Wise Landscapes

These drought-tolerant yards point the way forward for sustainable horticulture.
April 23, 2015
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5 Carefree Hammocks

Swaying in the breeze is an inherently laid-back activity, but these homes take relaxation to the next level with carefully-manicured gardens, spectacular views, and just the right amount of shade for their hammocks.
April 22, 2015
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7 Groundbreaking Landscape Designs

From an overgrown monolith to a modern-day hanging garden, these yards, gardens, and installations represent the future of an ancient tradition.
April 22, 2015
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Designing with Grass: 7 Green Roofs We Love

Take a walk on the wild side with these seven living roofs.
April 20, 2015
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6 Water-Saving Modern Gardens with Native Plants

It’s time to get the backyard in great shape for spring, and water-wise native plantings are the best option. Gain inspiration from the following drought-friendly landscapes.
April 10, 2015
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A Mighty Oak Tree Frames This Family Home in Austin

Matt Fajkus Architecture creates a grounded take on a tree house in Texas.
April 6, 2015
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7 Camping Retreats to Build In Your Backyard

What better way to celebrate the springtime than to build a pop-up retreat in your own backyard? Here are a few ideas to get you started.
April 2, 2015