This one hundred ten year old house had its immediate garden simplified and modernised to suit climate change occuring in the area but also to excite and to simplify the experience of the site.
A small six square meter swimming pool was installed and surrounded in hard landscape surfacing of tiles and decking. This extended the immediate entertainment area adjacent to the internal lounges.
A calm and flat plane of ornamental gravel is set out within a frame of floating paving and surrounded by a monochromatic bottle-green hedges. This flat zen-like space provides the assurance of stability and continuity.