kirkham residence

kirkham residence

OES | Steel-edged Texas basalt with pea gravel, native plants and mature native ornamental trees

kirkham residence

kirkham residence

OES | Front yard with steel-edged Texas basalt, pea gravel, native plants and mature native ornamental trees

kirkham residence

kirkham residence

OES | Steel-edged Texas basalt, and pea gravel at front yard curb

kirkham residence

kirkham residence

OES | Front yard with native plants and mature native ornamental trees in steel-edged Texas basalt, and pea gravel

kirkham residence

kirkham residence

OES | Texas basalt with native plants and cedar front porch

kirkham residence

kirkham residence

OES | Native plants in Texas basalt with cedar front porch and step

kirkham residence

kirkham residence

OES | Cedar deck with steel rails and shade sail on steel posts, pea gravel, native plants and steel-edged grass

kirkham residence

kirkham residence

OES | Cedar deck with shade sail with steel posts and steel rails, and pea gravel

kirkham residence

kirkham residence

OES | Backyard with cedar deck and shade sail with steel posts, native plants, mature native trees, and steel-edged grass with pea gravel

kirkham residence

kirkham residence

OES | Cedar deck with steel railings, pea gravel and native plants with steel-edged grass

kirkham residence

kirkham residence

OES | Steel carport with concrete pavers, and pea gravel

kirkham residence

kirkham residence

OES | Concrete pavers in pea gravel with steel carport and native plants

kirkham residence

kirkham residence

OES | Master plan with plant palette

kirkham residence

kirkham residence

OES | 3D Conceptual Rendering

kirkham residence

kirkham residence

OES | 3D Conceptual Rendering

kirkham residence

kirkham residence

OES | 3D Conceptual Rendering

kirkham residence

kirkham residence

OES | 3D Conceptual Rendering

kirkham residence

kirkham residence

OES | 3D Conceptual Rendering

kirkham residence

kirkham residence

OES | 3D Conceptual Rendering

kirkham residence

kirkham residence

OES | 3D Conceptual Rendering

kirkham residence

february - march 2015

Now that construction on their home expansion and remodel was complete, this family was ready to improve their landscape. One of their design needs included driveway ribbons, a carport on the side of the house, and side entry.  We also rethought the entry sequence to a cedar deck, pulling the path to the side to frame steel retained levels, which are edged by lines of bunch grasses, bicolor irises, and red yuccas. The backyard was overgrown but spacious; we created a living space to grill and dine on a second deck with integrated shade sail off the back door that overlooks a grassy play area surrounded by plants at the perimeter. A combination of barefoot-friendly pea gravel and Texas basalt give contrast to the warm tone of the wood and soft pop of green from turf grass. 

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kirkham residence

OES | Steel carport with concrete pavers, and pea gravel