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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 § 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.
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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