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Category Archives: challenging aspects

contemporary terrace in rotherfield

contemporary terrace in rotherfield

I designed this contemporary terrace in Rotherfield in East Sussex. A steeply graded garden that was uncomfortable and dangerous to walk through has been transformed with safer steps and rendered walls. Water curtain features installed into two retaining terrace walls create a cooling effect on the hot sunny patio levels. The walls are rendered to… >>>

wild flower meadow

wild flower meadow

The wild flower meadow at the wilderness project seaford allotments is flourishing this summer. This is its first year and I sowed it in sections in spring >>>

secret garden, norwich

secret garden, norwich

The successful layout of this secret garden was finally achieved by creating bold paths, safe changes of levels, seating spaces and integral pond >>>

outward bound: a restful wildlife haven in the city

outward bound: a restful wildlife haven in the city

Originally an untidy plot with a very unstable rusty stairway access and a decayed concrete landing, blocking light and views from basement windows. Our first draft design for a more extensive, expensive basement excavation with more generous steps, was reduced due to budget constraints as the new metal stairway took presidence, for access and safety… >>>

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