A Meridian-Kessler Landscape Rooted in History and Place

When approaching this architecturally beautiful home in the historic Meridian-Kessler neighborhood one thing stood out to us right away: the existing landscape did not match the character of the home. Our designers made it a goal to create a design that would not only enhance the architecture of the home but also create a sense of place and arrival. With the use of different forms, patterns, and symmetry we were able to create a landscape that worked well with the unique character of the home. 

When you first arrive at this property you get a clear and defined point of entry. We achieved this by incorporating a direct path straight to the front door. This is also reinforced by the use of boxwoods that run along portions of the path. This path leads you up limestone steps and then into the front patio area. This space offers a great opportunity to sit outside and socialize with the surrounding community that an otherwise more private backyard could not offer. 

The finished backyard space incorporates an outdoor grill and bar, a dining area, a lounging area, and a fire pit making it a perfect place to entertain. All spaces were carefully placed to create balance and flow; anyone could easily find themselves transitioning from space to space. The same materials were used throughout the site to keep it consistent and to unify the space. Our designers played with different pavement patterns to not only add interest to the design but also to ensure that we were giving our client a unique and one of a kind space. 

Are you looking to create a sense of place for your landscape? Contact us today to schedule an appointment with a designer to discuss the future of your property. In the meantime, check out our portfolio and our other project spotlights for some inspiration.

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