Charles Luck has seven stores that provide inspiration and expert know-how for architects, designers, and homeowners looking to incorporate stone into their designs, including gardens displaying different hardscaping elements, including gravel and flagstone planters.
Each year, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) awards professional awards to the year's best residential landscape designs. We have all eight winners from this year's competition, with entries ranging from a renovation of Philip Johnson's Beck House in Dallas (shown above) to a cascade of terraces for a New York City apartment.
"I want the landscape to have as much importance and value as the house," said Jordan Kaplan, the owner of this house and garden in Los Angeles' Pacific Palisades. Check out the photographs of the house's landscape, designed by KAA Design.
At the Kauai home of Pixar filmaker Lee Unkrich and his family, an ipe wood boardwalk, along with an elaborate lighting system, provides safe passage from the garden to the cliff overlooking exclusive Secret Beach on the north coast of Kauai.
Our book review of Private Paradise: Contemporary American Gardens (Monacelli). This new book featuring 41 residences from around the country and is by Charlotte M. Frieze, the longtime garden editor for the now-defunct House & Garden magazine.