Landscape Architect & Specifier News

FEB 2016

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February 2016 39 Top & Bottom, Right The pool and spa area also feature a 40'-long water wall and two fire bowls. Four queen palms are planted on either side of the pool. Cameron Petite Euro Castle squares and rectangles are the paving materials for the pool and the patio areas. A Baja shelf was built into the pool for sitting, lounging or child's play. (It can be seen in the foreground of the top photo.) These features are also referred to as tanning ledges or shelves, sun shelves or Cabo shelves. They are almost always in the shallow section of a pool. In many cases, this popular feature is incorporated into the pool steps. They effectively serve as a second, oversized step down into the main pool. TRANSFORMATION of a Yorba Linda Home Contractor, Richard Cohen Landscape, Lake Forest, Calif.; landscape designer, Elaine Iverson, Newport Beach, Calif.; construction manager, Carlos Zarraga, of Richard Cohen Landscape By Michael Miyamoto | LASN PHOTO CREDITS: ANDREW PECE PHOTOGRAPHY

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