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Backyard Wonder

A design team imparts a resort-like vibe to a woodsy McLean Home

Al Fresco Escape

Colao & Peter balances past and present in a Middleburg landscape

California Style

Pristine Acres offsets a McLean home with a minimalist oasis

Fun in the Sun

Chic products embrace the joys of outdoor living

Point of View

An exquisitely crafted Annapolis home celebrates its South River setting

Outdoor Oases

Four projects showcase the ultimate in al fresco living

Landscape Design

Backyard Wonder

Reimagining a secluded backyard as a private playground started with near-perfect terrain and clients who knew exactly what they wanted: a place to spend happy years together before three daughters […]

Al Fresco Escape

An 18th-century log cabin anchors a serene retreat in Middleburg, Virginia, where restrained outdoor features marry the rustic with the new.   “This was a unique project,” says landscape architect […]

California Style

Spare architecture and sleek white loungers exude the relaxed luxury of a California spa in a backyard McLean retreat. The home was in the design phase when Pristine Acres joined architecture […]

Fun in the Sun

SCANDINAVIAN SUMMER Swedish maker Skargaarden has debuted Laknäs, a collection of outdoor dining furniture crafted of sturdy teak in clean, simple style. The line is aptly named for a lakeside […]

On the Bookshelf

HomeWork: New Houses | Changed Houses | Not Houses This is the fourth monograph by modernist architect Mark McInturff, FAIA, and colleague Julia Heine depicting Bethesda-based McInturff Architects’ extensive body […]

Point of View

 When architecture and landscape come together, wonderful things can happen. At first, an outdoorsy McLean, Virginia, family built a custom home on Annapolis’ South River as a weekend getaway, but […]

Outdoor Oases

Wooded Wonder An expert team conjures a welcoming forest reverie in Great Falls See More... Shore Refuge McHale Landscape Design transforms a prime property on the South River See More... […]

Wooded Wonder

The potential for a multi-dimensional garden in the woods was clear from the start on a three-plus-acre clearing in Great Falls, Virginia. The owners of a Colorado-inspired, stone-and-wood residence sought […]

Shore Refuge

The interior update of a home overlooking the South River in Edgewater, Maryland, led naturally to outdoor improvements. For McHale Landscape Design, the commission meant revisiting a two-acre property completed […]

Garden Revival

Flourishing limelight hydrangeas bear witness to the thoughtful revival and sustained maintenance of a century-old estate in Baltimore. The two-plus-acre property, boasting an early 20th-century Georgian-style residence and a dramatic […]

Party Central

Though a refreshing, 18-by-40-foot pool adds drama to a rear-garden redesign in Great Falls, Virginia, there is more to the project worth celebrating. When owners reached out to Surrounds Landscape […]

Cutting Edge

POOLSIDE PARADISE McHale Landscape Design devised a custom kitchen (above) for a Dunkirk, Maryland, client beneath a crisp, white-painted pergola. An Alfresco grill is centered atop bespoke cabinetry with a […]

LCA Awards

DECADE AWARD > FINE EARTH LANDSCAPE, INC.—A Lush Oasis for Residential Maintenance.   HERITAGE AWARDS > KANE LANDSCAPES, INC.—Hardesty Residence for Outdoor Living Area (Design/Build). PINEHURST LANDSCAPE COMPANY—Blythewood Residence for […]

On the Bookshelf

The Ultimate Bath (Rizzoli, 2022) by Barbara Sallick spotlights 150 luxurious bathrooms conceived by top architects and interior designers, including local luminaries such as Barry Dixon, Donald Lococo and Mona […]

Silver + Gold

Though most homeowners focus their landscape plans on spring and summer, experts contend that taking a year-round approach delivers rich rewards even in the coldest winter months.  AU NATUREL Landscape […]

Mountain Marvel

For landscape architect Kevin Campion and architect Adam McGraw, the Purcellville project was special from the start. The Loudoun County estate sprawls over 200-plus acres of Virginia horse country, virtually […]

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