Landscaping Ideas – A Sunken Courtyard In A Sun Soaked Backyard

Landscaping Ideas - This sunken courtyard features custom hardwood screens, plate steel retaining walls, ipe wood benches, and handmade cushions by La Fabrique. #LandscapingIdeas #GardenIdeas #OutdoorSpace #Courtyard #OutdoorSeating #GardenIdeas
Photography by Miranda Estes

Wittman Estes Architecture+Landscape has designed a backyard that weaves together a series of new gardens and outdoor living spaces for a young couple’s home.

Wittman Estes Architecture+Landscape has designed a modern backyard that weaves together a series of vibrant new gardens and outdoor living spaces for a active young couple’s home. #LandscapingIdeas #Landscaping #GardenPlan

At the front of the house, a new custom mailbox and house number identifies the entrance.


Landscaping Ideas - At the front of this modern house, a new custom mailbox and house number identifies the entrance and starts at the street to create a more gracious entry for guests to climb the hillside and enjoy the lush plantings and views along the path to the front door. #LandscapingIdeas #Landscaping #GardenIdeas #RetainingWalls
Photography by Miranda Estes

Wide landings, paved with custom pre-cast pavers, are linked by steel and concrete steps, and bracketed by 3 foot tall steel planters with billowing grasses.


Landscaping Ideas - Wide landings paved with custom pre-cast pavers are linked by steel and concrete steps, and bracketed by 3 foot tall steel planters with billowing grasses.   #LandscapingIdeas #GardenIdeas #OutdoorSteps #OutdoorStairs #TallPlanters #YardIdeas
Photography by Miranda Estes

In the backyard, an ipe hardwood deck opens out from the kitchen and dining room, and steps down to the sunken courtyard.


Landscaping - This modern house has an ipe hardwood deck that opens out from the kitchen and dining room, and steps down to the focal point of the landscape: the sunken courtyard. #SunkenCourtyard #LandscapingIdeas #WoodDeck #GardenIdeas
Photography by Miranda Estes

Featuring custom hardwood screens, plate steel retaining walls, ipe wood benches, and handmade cushions by La Fabrique, the courtyard is both intimate and expansive.


Landscaping Ideas - This sunken courtyard features custom hardwood screens, plate steel retaining walls, ipe wood benches, and handmade cushions by La Fabrique. #LandscapingIdeas #GardenIdeas #OutdoorSpace #Courtyard #OutdoorSeating #GardenIdeas
Photography by Miranda Estes

With a fireplace in the center, the space offers a cozy refuge for small groups of friends to gather.


Landscaping Ideas - With a fireplace in the center, the outdoor sunken courtyard offers a cozy refuge for small groups of friends to gather. #SunkenCourtyard #LandscapingIdeas #OutdoorFireplace #OutdoorSpace #OutdoorSeating #GardenIdeas
Photography by Miranda Estes

Ascending once more from the patio, wood steps rise to an elevated garden with wide views from a relaxing hammock.


Yard Ideas - This modern backyard features a sunken courtyard and an elevated garden with wide views from a relaxing hammock. #LandscapingIdeas #SunkenCourtyard #YardIdeas #GardenIdeas #OutdoorEntertaining
Photography by Miranda Estes | Architect: Wittman Estes Architecture+Landscape | Design Team: Matt Wittman  and Jody Estes | Structural Engineer: Josh Welch Builder: Matt Eads, Terrain Build

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Landscaping Ideas - This modern garden features steel and wood steps, that are surrounded by billowing grasses.   #LandscapingIdeas #GardenIdeas #OutdoorSteps #OutdoorStairs
Landscaping Ideas - This sunken courtyard features custom hardwood screens, plate steel retaining walls, ipe wood benches, and handmade cushions by La Fabrique. #LandscapingIdeas #GardenIdeas #OutdoorSpace #Courtyard #OutdoorSeating #GardenIdeas
Landscaping Ideas - This sunken courtyard features custom hardwood screens, plate steel retaining walls, ipe wood benches, and handmade cushions by La Fabrique. #LandscapingIdeas #GardenIdeas #OutdoorSpace #Courtyard #OutdoorSeating #GardenIdeas
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