Xeriscaping-drought-tolerant landscaping—was an important part of the house's resource efficiency. Instead of a typical lawn, the owners planted a meadow of native grasses and installed artificial turf, which requires no maintenance. The landscape design was a collaboration between CCS and John Greenlee, and was installed by Berkeley-based Siteworks Landscape.
Xeriscaping-drought-tolerant landscaping—was an important part of the house's resource efficiency. Instead of a typical lawn, the owners planted a meadow of native grasses and installed artificial turf, which requires no maintenance. The landscape design was a collaboration between CCS and John Greenlee, and was installed by Berkeley-based Siteworks Landscape.
A view of the xeriscaped backyard.
A view of the xeriscaped backyard.
Internal Garden with Xeriscaping Landscape
Internal Garden with Xeriscaping Landscape
Spacious fenced front yard with xeriscape
Spacious fenced front yard with xeriscape
 Xeriscape and rainwater harvesting at its best!
Xeriscape and rainwater harvesting at its best!
xeriscaped yard with natural growing wildflowers
xeriscaped yard with natural growing wildflowers
Outdoor living and semi-desert xeriscaping
Outdoor living and semi-desert xeriscaping
Xeriscape garden, infinity views, flagstone deck with style!
Xeriscape garden, infinity views, flagstone deck with style!
House in xeriscape landscape hovering above garage (artist studio)
House in xeriscape landscape hovering above garage (artist studio)
Xeriscaped landscaping  and synthetic lawn keep the yard inviting and maintenance-free.
Xeriscaped landscaping and synthetic lawn keep the yard inviting and maintenance-free.
For sustainability, the Canopy House features a steel structure system and extensive masonry finishes to ensure durability and low maintenance needs. Likewise, the landscaping features xeriscaping and native plants.
For sustainability, the Canopy House features a steel structure system and extensive masonry finishes to ensure durability and low maintenance needs. Likewise, the landscaping features xeriscaping and native plants.
Earth-Contact Arizona Desert Home/Office floor set 30" below this xeriscape desert garden.
Earth-Contact Arizona Desert Home/Office floor set 30" below this xeriscape desert garden.
Some of architect Jeffrey Silberstein’s updates include a new roof and a well-groomed garden area that was achieved with xeriscaping techniques. Photo courtesy of the owners.
Some of architect Jeffrey Silberstein’s updates include a new roof and a well-groomed garden area that was achieved with xeriscaping techniques. Photo courtesy of the owners.
LE JARDIN DES ÉMERGENCES | Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, David Simonson, Simonson Landscape, xeriscaping, jardin sec   ///   A harmonious mix of textures and colors displayed by the collection of drought tolerant mediterranean plants.
LE JARDIN DES ÉMERGENCES | Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, David Simonson, Simonson Landscape, xeriscaping, jardin sec /// A harmonious mix of textures and colors displayed by the collection of drought tolerant mediterranean plants.
LE JARDIN DES ÉMERGENCES | Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, David Simonson, Simonson Landscape, xeriscaping, jardin sec   ///  Leonotis leonurus dominates showing off its fall bloom.
LE JARDIN DES ÉMERGENCES | Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, David Simonson, Simonson Landscape, xeriscaping, jardin sec /// Leonotis leonurus dominates showing off its fall bloom.
LE JARDIN DES ÉMERGENCES | Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, David Simonson, Simonson Landscape, xeriscaping, jardin sec   ///   Chrysanthemum pacificum and Achillea filipendulina foliage.
LE JARDIN DES ÉMERGENCES | Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, David Simonson, Simonson Landscape, xeriscaping, jardin sec /// Chrysanthemum pacificum and Achillea filipendulina foliage.
LE JARDIN DES ÉMERGENCES | Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, David Simonson, Simonson Landscape, xeriscaping, jardin sec   ///  Dense clusters of black slate and perrenial flowers.
LE JARDIN DES ÉMERGENCES | Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, David Simonson, Simonson Landscape, xeriscaping, jardin sec /// Dense clusters of black slate and perrenial flowers.
LE JARDIN DES ÉMERGENCES | Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, David Simonson, Simonson Landscape, xeriscaping, jardin sec   ///   Yucca rostrata reaching for the light.
LE JARDIN DES ÉMERGENCES | Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, David Simonson, Simonson Landscape, xeriscaping, jardin sec /// Yucca rostrata reaching for the light.
The landscape design is a reflection of the persistent Californian droughts. The owners decided to implement xeriscaping with artificial turf instead of lawn, and native draught tolerant plants, to keep water consumption as low as possible. Water from a rainwater collection cistern is used for irrigation.
The landscape design is a reflection of the persistent Californian droughts. The owners decided to implement xeriscaping with artificial turf instead of lawn, and native draught tolerant plants, to keep water consumption as low as possible. Water from a rainwater collection cistern is used for irrigation.
The landscape design is a reflection of the persistent Californian droughts. The owners decided to implement xeriscaping with artificial turf instead of lawn, and native draught tolerant plants, to keep water consumption as low as possible. Water from a rainwater collection cistern is used for irrigation.
The landscape design is a reflection of the persistent Californian droughts. The owners decided to implement xeriscaping with artificial turf instead of lawn, and native draught tolerant plants, to keep water consumption as low as possible. Water from a rainwater collection cistern is used for irrigation.
Adele Chang and Mark Rohling of Pasadena firm Lim Chang Rohling & Associates designed the house, which is three times more water efficient than a typical house hold. The garden is xeriscaped and irrigated with graywater.

The garden is also a source of energy for the residence. "We worked with the UC Davis Western Cooling Efficiency Center to design an experimental ground-source radiant heating and cooling system that captures thermal energy from eight boreholes in the garden," Koenig says. "This type of borehole has the promise of dramatically reducing the cost of geothermal HVAC systems in the future." This video explains the mechanics and "thermal heart" of the home.
Adele Chang and Mark Rohling of Pasadena firm Lim Chang Rohling & Associates designed the house, which is three times more water efficient than a typical house hold. The garden is xeriscaped and irrigated with graywater. The garden is also a source of energy for the residence. "We worked with the UC Davis Western Cooling Efficiency Center to design an experimental ground-source radiant heating and cooling system that captures thermal energy from eight boreholes in the garden," Koenig says. "This type of borehole has the promise of dramatically reducing the cost of geothermal HVAC systems in the future." This video explains the mechanics and "thermal heart" of the home.
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Whether you are looking to create a lush pool area or an athletic field, Southern Turf Co. Artificial Turf Austin has the right turf product for you. We serve residential and commercial clients in Austin, TX with the best quality turf products and installation in the area. The Southern Turf Co. difference lies in our unmatched quality, years of expertise and knowledge, and our honest and unchanging price commitment. Our artificial turf products are safe for children and pets, have a natural look and feel, and require no watering and very little maintenance. The experts at Southern Turf Co. can handle xeriscaping as well as water-smart landscaping products. Simply let us know what we need and we will deliver. To schedule your free estimate with Southern Turf Co., contact us today at (512) 580-4860 to get started. Southern Turf Co. Artificial Turf Austin 3203 Highland Terrace W, Austin, TX 78731 (512) 580-4860 www.southernturfco.com www.southernturfco.com