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Arriving at The French Laundry, guests now begin their experience through a sequence of new garden spaces.
A guest bedroom, with furniture from Room & Board, overlooks the bridge above the dining courtyard.
The couple often dine on the patio off the kitchen, warmed by a fireplace from Spark Modern Fires.
Looking out from the roof deck gives an expansive panorama of the San Francisco skyline, but a peek over the edge...
Board-formed concrete planters hold species fitting for the Pacific Northwest, including conifers and moss.
Since Portland is at roughly the same latitude as Sapporo, Japan, Howells was inspired by minimalist Japanese gardens.
“When I come home, this is like a sanctuary.
Low retaining walls form a subtle barrier between the backyard and the surrounding vegetation.
The dining room leads onto a terrace with a built-in concrete table and barbecue that are original to Raman and...
Outside, a set of Bertoia chairs offer an appealing perch around a vintage glass-and-metal table.
A door leads out from the romantic courtyard, lush with plants.
A thoughtfully designed garden in New York City makes way for an existing fountain by landscaping vertically around it....
Midwest: Hoerr...
Pacific Northwest:
Moving Mountains
Rebuilding on a challenging site in Mill Valley, California, a couple optimize a winning view that was there all along.
Faceted forms clad in ipe slats provide an unexpected theater for fun in Tiburon, California.
“[The kids] are engaged, using the mounds as barricades or inventing other worlds,” says Peterson.

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