Landscape Architect & Specifier News

NOV 2018

LASN is a photographically oriented, professional journal featuring topics of concern and state-of-the-art projects designed or influenced by registered Landscape Architects.

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36 Landscape Architect and Specifier News can handle all of wear and tear caused by the clients' grandkids without suffering much damage. Whether lounging in the draped double chaise with a good book, seated around a cozy firepit with a glass of wine, dipping into the extraordinary pool or throwing a football party in the full kitchen – every comfort of life exists in this outdoor getaway. Richard Cohen deserves credit as the landscape contractor, realizing the architectural plans and designs. Crystal Cove Continued from page 34 Above: This firepit provides light, warmth and beauty, going beyond basic physical needs to serve as an aesthetic piece in the landscape. Overlooking the ocean, plant life and other residences, this section of the courtyard provides a social space to sit and enjoy company as well as the property's surroundings. Left: Serving as both a lighting and water feature, this fountain combines the draw of fire and water in a less literal sense than other areas of the site. While the water shimmers as it moves, the light also washes over the plantings in the area, allowing for optimal viewing at night.

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