San Juan Contemporary Woodland

Backyard landscape project in a new housing development in the hills of San Juan Capistrano, CA. A tranquil combination of modern geometry with rustic finish materials. Pergola with industrial steel posts with raw finish and hidden hardware. Black slate on main patio spaces with modular concrete pads in decorative gravel. Smooth stucco walls of the fire pit contrast with the coarse textured Bouquet Canyon ledge stone of the floating wall as the backdrop. Firepit with modern fire spheres and decorative gravel. Corten steel planter in beach pebble as a center piece. Ipe wood deck and matching fencing with raw finish steel framing and hardware. All drought tolerant plantings with sub-surface drip system. Some plants include Tristania conferta, Coleonema ‘Sunset’, Pennisetum ‘Fireworks’, Juncus patens, Stipa tenuissima, Westringia ‘Morning Light’, Verbena ‘Homestead Purple’, Agonis ‘Afterdark’, Acorus ‘Ogon’, Podocarpus gracilior, Quercus virginiana, Mimulus, Liriope.

Conceptual landscape plan of a home in San Juan Capistrano, CA. Design features modular concrete pads, patio cover, built-in Ipe bench and deck, bluestone patios, raised planters, vegetable garden, corten steel water feature with black beach pebble, fire pit with large floating wall as backdrop, woodland plantings.Outdoor fire place and seating area. Black slate used on the ground plan, Bouquet Canyon ledger stone on the floating wall. Brisbane Box as screening tree behind. Dominic MasielloBouquet Canyon ledger stone on floating wall. Tristania conferta trees for screening. Carolina cherry as background shrub. Black slate patio. Drought tolerant trees.Outdoor seating area with sofas and coffee table adjacent to gas fire pit with floating wall.Outdoor dining area under pergola. Bluestone patio with modular concrete pads which transitions to a seating area with a fire pit and floating wall.Floating wall with Bouquet Canyon ledge stone with contemporary fire pit. Smooth stucco face with modern fire spheres. Stipa tenuissima in foreground.Side yard with raised trough for herbs and veggies. Modular concrete pads in decorative gravel transitioning through Ipe gates with raw steel framing.Outdoor dining area with pergola with steel posts and open lattice design. All wood has hidden hardware and semitransparent stain. Modular concrete pads transition through the space with decorative gravel in joints making this a permeable hardscape design. Corten steel planter in Mexican Beach Pebble in the foreground, planted with Stipa tenuissima. Other plants include Pennisetum, Lavenders, Carolina Cherry, Virginia Oak, and other drough tolerant plants.Floating wall with Bouquet Canyon ledger. Ipe deck in the foreground with Penafin sealer. Pennsylvania blue stone patio with sofas and coffe table. Modular concrete pads. Corten steel planting trough in Mexican Beach Pebbles.Verben 'Homestead Purple' in the foreground of a custom steel pergola and outdoor dining area. Modular concrete pavers.Raised vegetable garden trough with herbs and lettuce. Behind are two Ipe wood gates with raw steel framing transitioning to an outdoor dining area with patio cover.Ipe wood gates with raw steel framing and hardware.Herbs and vegetable in a raised planter trough.Entry with blue stone, modular concrete squares in decorative gravel. High Desert Flagstone ledger stone on face of wall with poured in place concrete wall cap. Plants include Acorus, Podocarpus, Juncus, Liriope.Custom wood gates with steel framing and hardware. Patio cover with outdoor dining area on a blue stone patio.Birds eye view of the blue stone patios, pergola with steel posts and open lattice design, floating accent wall, outdoor entertaining area, walkways, and decorative gravel in a woodland planting theme.Entry with modular concrete pavers in decorative gravel leading to a blue stone landing patio. Podocarpus as the screening elements to cover adjacent home.Walkway of square concrete pads in decorative gravel with modern geometry. Bluestone patio and outdoor dining area with pergola. Ipe wood deck across from floating accent wall and fire pit. Drough tolerant plantings surround this lush landscape.Walkway of square concrete pads in decorative gravel with modern geometry. Bluestone patio and outdoor seating. Ipe wood deck across from floating accent wall and fire pit. Drough tolerant plantings surround this lush landscape.Ipe wood deck sealed with Penafin exotic wood treatment. Modular concrete pads.Modern fire pit with fire spheres in decorative gravel with floating accent wall behind.Drought tolerant plantsOutdoor living area with accent wall and fire pit. Blue stone patio with sofas and coffee table make this an inviting space to come and relax.Veggie garden with raised planter trough. A great way to use a side yard!