62 Degrees

Sometimes the simplest ideas result in the most elegant garden designs. Here the basic line is used to great effect through the shift of angle and repetition of materials. The result is a quiet composition of form and rhythmic movement.

At just over 1000 square feet, the garden feels expansive and endlessly interesting. A 62 degree angle from existing stairs informed our design direction for the space. The choice of materials added drama, whimsy and reflection.

Bands of stone and pebbles extend into the plantings, lengthening sightlines from every perspective. These lines are reflected in steel balls, which create even more visual space. The circular forms also provide a necessary contrast to the linear strength of the landscape.

Primarily a viewing garden, there is also an enchanting gathering area at the back, perfect for relaxing around the fire table, well into the evening. This playful geometric study results in an engaging, sculptural garden.

 

62 Degrees

Sometimes the simplest ideas result in the most elegant garden designs. Here the basic line is used to great effect through the shift of angle and repetition of materials. The result is a quiet composition of form and rhythmic movement.

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At just over 1000 square feet, the garden feels expansive and endlessly interesting. A 62 degree angle from existing stairs informed our design direction for the space. The choice of materials added drama, whimsy and reflection.

Bands of stone and pebbles extend into the plantings, lengthening sightlines from every perspective. These lines are reflected in steel balls, which create even more visual space. The circular forms also provide a necessary contrast to the linear strength of the landscape.

Primarily a viewing garden, there is also an enchanting gathering area at the back, perfect for relaxing around the fire table, well into the evening. This playful geometric study results in an engaging, sculptural garden.

The angle of the stairs and the way it is reflected in the bands of paving is shown in an arial view.
 
Reflective metal balls are a sculptural element.
A concrete firepit is a gathering place in the far corner of the garden.
The metal balls reflect each other, and the bands of the paving.
Bright green grasses contrast the greys of the stone and pebble paving.
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PROJECT TEAM

Daniel Harder and Sons

LANDSCAPE CONTRACTOR

Michele Lee Willson

PHOTOGRAPHER

FEATURED PRESS

Garden Within Walls