Palo Alto II  / The result of intensive collaboration with client, architect, and interior designer, JLJA's landscape master plan for this home's renovation creates a series of outdoor rooms that extend the Mediterranean architecture outwards. The key design challenge was creating child-friendly spaces for free play that also function as spaces for entertaining and formal dining. In addition to preserving a pocket of wilderness on the property, tucked into an existing redwood cathedral, JLJA included an ample tiled courtyard and gravel patio, as well as pool and spa features, to ensure the ideal balance of garden uses. The sequence and exchange between public and private, manicured and wild, allows the family to occupy the garden in a variety of ever-evolving ways. A carefully selected palette of regionally adapted plants proves vital to this landscape's enduring success, with citrus trees and garden herbs tucked into the larger landscape of salvias, rosemary, and olive trees.
       
     
  Client : Private client  Location : Palo Alto, CA  Dates : 2002-2009  Size : 29,000 s.f.   Architect :  Fergus Garber Young Architects   Contractor :  Larsen-Hoffman, Inc .  Landscape Contractor : Jim Lord Landscaping Services  Pool Contractor :  Lifetime Pools   Original Architect : Birge M. Clark, FAIA (1893-1989)     Photo: Bernardo Grijalva
       
     
 Photo: Bernardo Grijalva
       
     
 Photo: Bernardo Grijalva
       
     
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  Palo Alto II  / The result of intensive collaboration with client, architect, and interior designer, JLJA's landscape master plan for this home's renovation creates a series of outdoor rooms that extend the Mediterranean architecture outwards. The key design challenge was creating child-friendly spaces for free play that also function as spaces for entertaining and formal dining. In addition to preserving a pocket of wilderness on the property, tucked into an existing redwood cathedral, JLJA included an ample tiled courtyard and gravel patio, as well as pool and spa features, to ensure the ideal balance of garden uses. The sequence and exchange between public and private, manicured and wild, allows the family to occupy the garden in a variety of ever-evolving ways. A carefully selected palette of regionally adapted plants proves vital to this landscape's enduring success, with citrus trees and garden herbs tucked into the larger landscape of salvias, rosemary, and olive trees.
       
     

Palo Alto II / The result of intensive collaboration with client, architect, and interior designer, JLJA's landscape master plan for this home's renovation creates a series of outdoor rooms that extend the Mediterranean architecture outwards. The key design challenge was creating child-friendly spaces for free play that also function as spaces for entertaining and formal dining. In addition to preserving a pocket of wilderness on the property, tucked into an existing redwood cathedral, JLJA included an ample tiled courtyard and gravel patio, as well as pool and spa features, to ensure the ideal balance of garden uses. The sequence and exchange between public and private, manicured and wild, allows the family to occupy the garden in a variety of ever-evolving ways. A carefully selected palette of regionally adapted plants proves vital to this landscape's enduring success, with citrus trees and garden herbs tucked into the larger landscape of salvias, rosemary, and olive trees.

  Client : Private client  Location : Palo Alto, CA  Dates : 2002-2009  Size : 29,000 s.f.   Architect :  Fergus Garber Young Architects   Contractor :  Larsen-Hoffman, Inc .  Landscape Contractor : Jim Lord Landscaping Services  Pool Contractor :  Lifetime Pools   Original Architect : Birge M. Clark, FAIA (1893-1989)     Photo: Bernardo Grijalva
       
     

Client: Private client
Location: Palo Alto, CA
Dates: 2002-2009
Size: 29,000 s.f. 
ArchitectFergus Garber Young Architects
ContractorLarsen-Hoffman, Inc.
Landscape Contractor: Jim Lord Landscaping Services
Pool ContractorLifetime Pools
Original Architect: Birge M. Clark, FAIA (1893-1989)

Photo: Bernardo Grijalva

 Photo: Bernardo Grijalva
       
     

Photo: Bernardo Grijalva

 Photo: Bernardo Grijalva
       
     

Photo: Bernardo Grijalva

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8-Kadifa 20130529_20.jpg