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Shoal Creek Blvd, Residential, Design & Installation

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before_1

Before: Front entryway: Conflicting media and contours, lack of structure.

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before_2

Before: Large expanse of turf

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before_3

Before: Narrow right-angled pathways

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before_4

Before: Future side courtyard, two directional grade

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before_5

Before: Straight lines, lack of structure

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Design Rendering: before and after. Visualization of new trim color. New planting scheme, contouring and pathways.

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Design Rendering: before and after. Visualization of new trim color. New planting scheme, contouring and pathways.

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Design Rendering: before and after. Visualization of new trim color. New planting scheme, contouring and pathways. Side courtyard design incorporating planter boxes, fencing and seating.

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render_5

Design Rendering: General layout. New planting scheme.

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Installation: Front pathway creation, contouring, tear-out and cutting of existing concrete pathway, Normandy phase!

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installation_2

Installation: Prepping the area

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installation_3

Installation: Side courtyard framing, prep, side door cedar landing platform creation.

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Final Design: Front door, silvermist flagstone and chop, widened entryway and pathways for better ‘flow’. Color palette reflects house color and steel work. Plantings will soften edges as the scheme matures.

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final_4

Final Design: Landscape lighting, widened pathways and softer contouring.

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final_5

Final Design: Turf reduction, widened and more inviting entryway.

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final_6

Final Design: Low water planting scheme, curves replace right angles, limestone boulders set into Tejas black aggregate. Baby barrel cactus.

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final_7

Final Design: Cypress trees will provide future vertical height.

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final_2

Final Design: Side Courtyard. Creation of a semi-private space. Steel panels with planter boxes and plasma cut ‘windows’. Miscanthus grasses will reflect steel patina in the fall and winter months.

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final_3

Final Design: Side Courtyard. Creation of a semi-private space. Steel panels with planter boxes and plasma cut ‘windows’. Miscanthus grasses will reflect steel patina in the fall and winter months. Fencing: burnt pine.

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final_9

Final Design: Courtyard: Spineless prickly pear will add architectural height in the planter boxes. Cedar picnic table and bench seating.

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final_10

Final Design: Courtyard: Small herb garden, expanded side-door landing platform.

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final_11

Steel planter boxes

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final_8

Final Design: Steel panels viewed street-side. Dealing with the grade. Sentry Texas red oaks for future shade.

 

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