The Backyard Of This California Dwelling Modified into Was Into A Cascading Garden

The Backyard Of This California Dwelling Modified into Was Into A Cascading Garden

The Hilgard Garden, designed by Mary Barensfeld Architecture

Photography by Joe Fletcher

 

The householders of this dwelling in Berkeley, California, became to Mary Barensfeld Architecture when they determined to panorama their narrow but long backyard.

 

The Hilgard Garden, designed by Mary Barensfeld Architecture

Photography by Joe Fletcher

The backyard is completely 23’ huge and 50′ deep, on the opposite hand, the backyard has a 17′ elevation switch, making some artistic thought a necessity.

The Hilgard Garden, designed by Mary Barensfeld Architecture

Photography by Joe Fletcher

The householders wanted a dwelling for out of doors seating and an involving dwelling, that would be with regards to the house, to boot to an accessible seating dwelling at the high of the garden.

The Hilgard Garden, designed by Mary Barensfeld Architecture

Photography by Joe Fletcher

Taking inspiration from Jap construct, the garden objectives to make exhaust of sunshine and shadow, water reflection, self-discipline cloth weathering and self-discipline cloth texture as construct facets.

The Hilgard Garden, designed by Mary Barensfeld Architecture

Photography by Joe Fletcher

The architect mentions, “the idea that of an angular toddle through a Jap maple sculpture park arose primarily primarily based on the must navigate the position elevation, and originate so with map and visual hobby.”

The Hilgard Garden, designed by Mary Barensfeld Architecture

Photography by Joe Fletcher

Ipe wood decking and benches, a floating white granite patio, a reflecting pool, board-build concrete preserving walls, and weathering steel, possess all been integrated in the construct.

The Hilgard Garden, designed by Mary Barensfeld Architecture

Photography by Joe Fletcher

The Hilgard Garden, designed by Mary Barensfeld Architecture

Photography by Joe Fletcher

The Hilgard Garden, designed by Mary Barensfeld Architecture

Photography by Joe Fletcher

The Hilgard Garden, designed by Mary Barensfeld Architecture

Photography by Joe Fletcher

Vegetation fancy Jap maples, aromatic lemon thyme, creeping jenny and Koi bamboo, all characteristic interior the garden.

The Hilgard Garden, designed by Mary Barensfeld Architecture

Photography by Joe Fletcher

The 400 sf lower patio dwelling, located at the defective of the position, is located on the an identical stage as the dwelling room, allowing seamless extension of their dwelling dwelling.

The Hilgard Garden, designed by Mary Barensfeld Architecture

Photography by Joe Fletcher

 The 60 square-foot upper terrace seating dwelling has views of the East Bay and San Francisco.

The Hilgard Garden, designed by Mary Barensfeld Architecture

Photography by Joe Fletcher

At evening, the serve-lit triangular steel panels with LED lights additional draws your attention to the garden.

The Hilgard Garden, designed by Mary Barensfeld Architecture

Photography by Joe Fletcher

The Hilgard Garden, designed by Mary Barensfeld Architecture

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