Outdoor living

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Project • By Surfacedesign, IncResidential Landscape

Hacienda Tiburon Landscape

This sculptural garden overlooking the San Francisco Bay reflects the vision of passionate art collectors whose personal artistic vision includes the idea of the landscape being experienced and enhanced through play and exploration. As a result, thei... More
Enjoy an outdoor café feel in the water
Enjoy an outdoor café feel in the water
Enjoy an outdoor café feel in the water
Enjoy an outdoor café feel in the water

Project • By RENSONPrivate Houses

Enjoy an outdoor café feel in the water

A sunny yet sheltered spot, thanks to the Renson Camargue Johan Ons (ONS Tuinarchitectuur) can proudly look back on a unique project in Bierbeek. A 20-year-old garden, including a gigantic swimming pond, was given a facelift. Sitting in the middle o... More

Project • By DuradekPrivate Houses

New Residential Roof Deck

Inspired by the fantastic view, the architectural plans for this home included a roof top deck.  The homeowners objective was to build vertically to make the most use of their real estate and take advantage of the scenery. To protect the investm... More

Project • By DuradekStudent Housing

Lofts at Mercer Landing

Overlooking the stadium at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, you will find an expansive roof top recreation area atop a university housing complex. The expansive recreational roof deck common area was completed with Duradek Heritage Agate with coo... More

Project • By DuradekPrivate Houses

Residential Dry Below Deck

Situated overlooking an Alpharetta, Georgia Lake in an upscale neighborhood, plans for this beautiful residence included a new dry-below deck and pool addition. The lower deck had not been used to its potential. Once the new pool was installed, that... More

Project • By Black RabbitPrivate Houses

Lakeview Residence

We were inspired to create our first authentic living space to reflect our client’s desire to live and work in his painting studio. The design emulates his painting style and personal lifestyle by using natural materials, minimalist values, and... More

Project • By Timur Designs LLPPrivate Houses

Sunset View House

The site at the edge of a forest provides the verdant setting for the house. The brief for the house is to achieve the ultimate outdoor living with connections to the gardens from all rooms. The U-shape plan is built round a courtyard flanked by a la... More

Project • By CorradiEstates

Outdoor spa area in the Lugano hills

The concept of the project aims to maintain and enhance the simplicity and cleanliness of the lines of the main building and the surrounding landscape. The designer studied a space that gave life to three different areas: living, dining and wellness. More

Project • By OakBridge Timber FramingHousing

The Fumich Pavilion

The Fumich family is ready to enjoy their outdoor living space whether rain or shine. This large timber frame pavilion has ample room for guests to enjoy the outdoor kitchen, gather around the fireplace, watch the game, or take a swim. Or on a good d... More

Project • By Surfacedesign, IncResidential Landscape

Atelier Luxury Apartments Landscape

Real estate developer Carmel Partners awarded Surfacedesign creative control of the outside living spaces at its luxury apartment project Atelier, designed by architecture firm Solomon Cordwell Buenz.  Taking inspiration from the building’... More

Project • By RENSONAirports

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Lunch & learn “We came into contact with Corgan, the contractor behind the project via the American Institute of Architects (AIA) ‘lunch & learn’ sessions. The company was aware of Atlanta Airport’s plans and brought... More

Product • By RENSONAero


This simple roof structure, without columns but with rotatable blades, creates a sun protection roof. The extruded aluminum blades can be rotated up to 150°, thus providing the possibility to determine for yourself how much sun protection and/or... More

Product • By RENSONLapure


The stylish, minimalist Lapure consists of a windproof, waterproof, sun protection screen roof that rests on elegant, discrete aluminum columns with no disruptive lateral connection. It is anchored to an existing façade. When the roof is close... More

Project • By Comelite Architecture Structure and Interior DesignApartments

Fusion Penthouse Design

The Fusion Penthouse Design is part of the fully serviced residential tower of Orsyat located in Khobar, Saudi Arabia. Featuring stunning views of its beachfront ocean, this suite has been done in rich classical style accents fused with a modern back... More