Jun 15, 2015
Outdoor design: Multi-functional backyard retreat
Terraced designSource: Janis Nicolay Credits: Style at Home
The backyard's terraced design provides a graceful descent from the house's elevated main floor to the pool level below. The staggered floating concrete steps create an organic look.
PergolaSource: Janis Nicolay Credits: Style at Home
A charcoal-stained fir pergola features a glass canopy to allow for alfresco dining even on rainy days. "The detailing of the pergola is a response to the fact that the house is more traditional," says architect David Battersby.
Lounge areaSource: Janis Nicolay Credits: Style at Home
The lounge area on the upper terrace is defined by a massive coffee table-cum-gas-firepit and a cozy resin wicker sectional. A concrete wall lends privacy.