helms residence

helms residence

OES | Custom fountain with Texas basalt, and cedar deck

helms residence

helms residence

OES | Native plants in steel-edged Texas basalt with grass stairs

helms residence

helms residence

OES | Steel-edged sod stairs with native plants in Texas basalt

helms residence

helms residence

OES | Cedar deck with Texas basalt, and custom fountain

helms residence

helms residence

OES | Native plants in steel-edged Texas basalt

helms residence

helms residence

OES | Custom fountain with steel retaining wall, native plants, and Texas basalt

helms residence

helms residence

OES | Detailed view of steel retaining wall, stairs, and custom fountain

helms residence

helms residence

OES | Before and after

helms residence

helms residence

OES | Before and after

helms residence

helms residence

OES | Before and after

helms residence

helms residence

OES | Before and after

helms residence

helms residence

OES | Master plan

helms residence

helms residence

OES | 3D Conceptual Rendering

helms residence

helms residence

OES | 3D Conceptual Rendering

helms residence

helms residence

OES | 3D Conceptual Rendering

helms residence

helms residence

OES | 3D Conceptual Rendering

helms residence

helms residence

OES | 3D Conceptual Rendering

helms residence

helms residence

OES | 3D Conceptual Rendering

helms residence

january - april 2016

builder: Moazami Homes

interior design: Murphy Moon

concrete: Abel Rodriguez

The clients asked us to reenvision their backyard to make the space more usable. There is a significant existing grade drop between the back fence and finished floor height of the back door, so we reworked the space so that the steel retaining wall, steps, and large deck became a more comfortable scale. The height variation is so dramatic, and the board-form concrete fountain and sandbox make for a fun place for their young child and dog to play.

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