The fireplace that Lake|Flato designed for the deck is the compound’s focal point.
The architects pulled away the roof at the house’s center to create a courtyard where the residents can enjoy meals.
Four-year-old Ian plays in the courtyard, which is the center of family life in warmer months.
A maple tree grows through an ipe deck in the garden that Mary Barensfeld designed for a family in Berkeley, California.
Board-formed concrete retaining walls double as ramps from the deck to the garden’s highest point.
A pergola and terrace extend naturally from the main house, designed by architect Bernard Perreault.
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Stepstone's narrow concrete pavers add a graphic touch to the garden.
The knotty cedar cladding from Crenshaw Lumber was pretreated with an ebony stain from Timber Pro UV—twice on both...
Architectural designer Sebastian Mariscal and project manager Jeff Svitak created a house in Venice, California, for...