This project was highly commended by the judges of the Landscapes of Distinction Awards 2023 for the way it “demonstrates a clear appreciation and thorough understanding of the mid-century aesthetic”.
The design objective was to create a harmonious and functional outdoor living space that seamlessly integrated with the existing house. The client had invested in preserving the original era features which inspired Goom Landscapes to do the same in the landscape design.
“The sensitive insertion of new landscape features, coupled with the meticulous renovation of the circular staircase and upper deck, are in total harmony with the architecture of the house…this relationship is further augmented by the new ground-level deck, which complements and captures the era of the home by replicating the roof pitch. This beautifully crafted design enhances the special character of the house is a simple, yet effective way” – Judges Comments
The existing pavers, previously laid within a lawn were cleaned up and relaid to create dynamic pathways within the landscape.
Key items of the design include the following: