coker residence

coker residence

OES | Front entry with steel retained pathway, Texas basalt and salt and pepper river stone gravels, dramatic planting, and steel bubbling fountain.

coker residence

coker residence

OES | Front entry with steel retained pathway, Texas basalt and salt and pepper river stone gravels, dramatic planting, and steel bubbling fountain.

coker residence

coker residence

OES | Custom steel bubbling fountain in front entry plaza.

coker residence

coker residence

OES | Clumping bamboos provide screening to dining room without needing foundation planting at the house.

coker residence

coker residence

OES | The clients wanted a large palm tree, which became the sculptural landmark to the front yard.

coker residence

coker residence

OES | The backyard dramatically sloped, so we retained several grassed terraces.

coker residence

coker residence

OES | We planted tall-growing clumping bamboo along the fence for privacy to the many play spaces.

coker residence

coker residence

OES | Zoysia turf grass and perimeter planting create a lush, inviting play space for young children.

coker residence

coker residence

OES | Site plan

coker residence

coker residence

OES | plant palette

coker residence

coker residence

OES | 3D conceptual renderings

coker residence

coker residence

OES | 3D conceptual renderings

coker residence

coker residence

OES | 3D conceptual renderings

coker residence

coker residence

OES | before/after

coker residence

coker residence

OES | before/after

coker residence

coker residence

OES | before/after

coker residence

january 2017

We provided a level entry sequence to the front door from both the street and driveway parking. Pulling the screening away from the house, we lined the landing perpendicular to the house with low-growing hedge bamboo for privacy from the dining room windows. Since play was so important to the clients, we designed for front yard living spaces with a seating space on one landing and a bubbling fountain on the middle level. The gravel walkways and planting beds of Texas basalt and salt and pepper river stone provide texture and contrast with the grassy areas.  The backyard needed retained terraces as well, so three levels of grass surrounded by perimeter planting create a lush and private play space.

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