Contemporary Terraced Garden

The owners and architects of this interesting and unique contemporary home were keen that our involvement came early on in the development of this project, as the architecture, interiors and gardens were to be intrinsically linked and would undoubtedly influence each other.

This impressive new house needed a garden to complement its modernist style and to connect it to the landscape beyond.

The solution was a bold design making a virtue of necessity. Large gabion terraces turn the steeply sided slope into a sculptural landform with a contemporary aesthetic that complements the white walls and plate-glass windows of the house.

Large blocks of herbaceous planting with a high percentage of grasses define the spaces around the house. The planting design makes for ease of maintenance and gives a dramatic textural effect when viewed from the first floor rooms of the house.

The planting that extends around the house, not only celebrates the architecture but also in turn cleverly conceals, softens and anchors the new building into its’ landscape.

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