Freund Residence

The top of this hillside backyard area needed to be slightly modified and leveled off to make space for a full sized swimming pool. Taking the available space into consideration, a creative retaining wall and an “invisible” deck edge allowed the yard to keep an uncluttered and open feel. This project is a wonderful example […]

Moyer Residence

Featured in The Napa Valley Register, this project is a stunning example of a major renovation of an entire back yard. Leaving only the pool from the existing design, the project goal was to create several separate outdoor living spaces and to screen a view of the neighboring home from the dining room. This renovation […]

Jensen Residence

As is common in the Napa Valley, this property borders a large serpentine rock outcropping, creating technical and logistic challenges in designing a pool area. This steep section of the back yard was transformed from a rocky slope into a large pool and deck area complete with an outdoor shower and spa. A large swimming […]

1089 Ross Circle

This residential project is a prime example of what can be accomplished with small spaces. This courtyard won the Award of Excellence in Sunset Magazine’s 2003 Western Garden Design Competition and was featured in the magazine the following spring. The Project: The courtyard was almost entirely concrete with very little shade protecting the three sides of […]