Sophisticated Style

June 18, 2015 dbrickhouse
This home had two major assets: a large, open front lawn and a beautiful back view of the river. To define space and bring some functionality and warmth to the front, we used island beds, serene sitting spots, and lots of texture. In the back, the patio, sitting wall, and gazebo all work together to
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Poolside Paradise

June 18, 2015 dbrickhouse
When this client decided to add a pool, she wanted more than just a place to swim. After all, pools are used for less than half the year, but they’re seen all year long. Here, we aimed to create an idyllic setting with dynamic sights, sounds, smells, and year-round interest; a place our client and
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Backyard Waterfall

June 18, 2015 dbrickhouse
This project was for a couple who had a comfy back deck they loved to sit on, and they wanted something serene and beautiful to both look at. This water feature brought in elements of sound and fragrance as well as visual appeal. Beautiful Rock Serene and Simple Spring Color Cascade Streambed Textured Plantings Water
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Mediterranean Flare

June 17, 2015 dbrickhouse
This client had a very large space to work with and was inspired by the breezy textures and lively colors of classic Mediterranean landscapes. However, she didn’t want to lose touch with her Southern roots. Sunny Promenade Lively Color Courtyard Cascade Inviting Rest Stop Intimate Hideaway
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Southern Comfort

May 6, 2015 dbrickhouse
This was a sizeable home with lots of property to play with, so we wanted to give the landscape some softness and warmth to invite exploration. Our goal was to blend casual Southern style with clean lines and a well-manicured look. Front Yard Side Yard Facing the Road Side Yard Walkway Walkway Driveway Driveway
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Hidden Retreat

May 6, 2015 dbrickhouse
This back yard was a blank slate with with a steep two-foot rise where part of a slope had been removed to expand the area of the yard. We built a low retaining wall and stone steps to both beautify the slope and make the high side an accessible, useful part of the back yard.
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The Great Escape

May 6, 2015 dbrickhouse
This entire river-adjacent back yard was a blank slate. Our clients wanted a primo vacation spot right outside their door, something that would blend well with the country charm of their home’s architecture while echoing the exotic feel of some of their favorite getaway destinations. Here’s a look at the pool and cut bluestone patio with
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