Faceted forms clad in ipe slats provide an unexpected theater for fun in Tiburon, California. The landscape, by James Lord and Roderick Wyllie of Surfacedesign, was created for a family with young children. A walkway of pavers arranged in braille spells out a poem by Christopher Marlowe; this element was conceived by local landscape architect Topher Delaney.  Photo 2 of 11 in This Endless Playscape Is Complete with a Bamboo Forest and Trampoline
“We sculpted the lawn, so it became layered, almost like an amphitheater,” says Wyllie, who salvaged stones from the site to create steps down to the yard.  Photo 4 of 11 in This Endless Playscape Is Complete with a Bamboo Forest and Trampoline
The property is divided into zones, including a shade garden with a meandering path of staggered concrete pavers flanked by bamboo. As this area is sloped, the designers created a swale effect with permeable river rocks on one side.  Photo 3 of 11 in This Endless Playscape Is Complete with a Bamboo Forest and Trampoline
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