Hudson, New York
This design imagines a Summer House delicately seated into the landscape and organized around 4 key views of Church’s 250-acre masterpiece design. The oversized windows or apertures create “frames” for living landscape paintings of the Main House, Forest, Grove, and Lake.
New York, New York
Set within the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City, a six story 200-year-old brownstone’s rear courtyard is graced with over 100 stone slabs of striking quality and size dating back to when the house was built.
An international Garden Expo design for the Masters Garden in Beijing, China. Done in collaboration with Silman.
A small private residential garden located in Wellesley Massachusetts. This garden includes a rear garden and entrance to the main house. Lush green planting and a series of wooden and stone paths lead to the courtyard.
This innovative outdoor environment inspires visitors with a playful sense of wonder and discovery through an expressive composition of bold swaths of color, dancing concrete ribbons, and dramatically sculpted landforms.
Clearwater Bay, Hong Kong
Located Clearwater Bay, Hong Kong. this design is for a 4000 sf town house courtyard and rooftop renovation. The proposal takes advantage of the context with unique views out to the Bay.
North Chattham, New York
This small garden designed for healing and relaxation. A stone path invites the residents and their guests to to visit outdoors under tree canopies with flowers that attract birds and butterflies all summer long.
Lunar House's small footprint allows more landscape to be allocated for planting and water retention. Terracing of the interior and exterior program areas encourage visual continuity and autonomous activities to occur.
The hotel courtyard includes garden paths, stream gardens, and event spaces atop an underground theater and parking. Embedded within the landscape are also small pavilions for shade, exercise and other activities.
This installation was on display during the 2008 season of the International Design Festival at the Jardins de Métis, Québec. Largely a reflection of personal experience and connection to space, each visitor creates their own Zen garden within each windowpane; a lens through which ethereal movement transcends the mind’s eye and viewer discovers a new landscape.
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