Cole Design Associates


2006 Award of Excellence, Sunset Magazine; 2006 2nd Place - "Elegant Design & Perfectly Integrated SpacesSunset Magazine.

The dramatic architecture of this house, combined with a rugged - s 3 r f panoramic valley views, provides the framework for the pool and garde- : The skillful and elegant use of raw building materials for the house 55 :r -: into the garden. Slab granitic limestone, polished concrete walls, sta - ess ^

and teak are the materials which hold the project together. A deck eve ----*

edge lap pool hangs on the edge of the hillside, and infinity spa ho.e's ยง nearby terrace, and a wall-of-water fountain may be found in the iro~' i- zmm A grid of limestone paving wraps the house and a series of concrete : * : : back the hillside. Plantings above are native, and below, adjacent to re -are Mediterranean. The home and garden meld seamlessly in modern e simplicity.


Modernist dining terrace.

Glass partition separates cobbled drive from residence and gardens.

Xeriscaping using drought tolerant materials: Agave attenuata. Agave americana. Dietes grandiflora. Festuca ovina glauca.

Cascading rosemary mimics water features throughout the landscape design.

Landscape plan.


t Lush walkway.

Z1 Strong lines of the pergola repeat in the walkway pavers.

i Water features throughout the design.

T Poolside terrace.

f Alternate perspective.

\ Waterfall fountain.

1 Spa and vanishing edge pool.

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