SWA Completes Xiqu Center

SWA Group not too long ago accomplished the general public realm of Xiqu Heart, the brand new house for Chinese language opera and a prestigious world-class efficiency venue. Positioned within the densely populated West Kowloon Cultural District (WKCD) in Hong Kong, the venue opened its doorways to the general public earlier this yr, providing town a public realm expertise that’s each memorable and weird. As …

21st Edition of International Garden Festival: Call for Proposals

The Worldwide Backyard Competition has issued a name for proposals for its 21st version, to be held on the Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens within the Gaspésie area of Québec, Canada. Chosen designers will create the brand new short-term gardens that shall be offered from June 19, 2020. For its 21st version, the Competition has chosen Métissages as its theme. Persevering with the …

41 Pots

We have now just a few shoppers with massive numbers of containers to plant. We have been scheduled to modify over the summer season season to the autumn for a type of shoppers. We eliminated all the summer season plantings, potted up the topiary vegetation that will be saved till subsequent season, and replanted for fall.  41 pots and bins. Your complete day prior David …

Canterbury – Garden Design Project

When downsizing, property homeowners can usually really feel a way of loss in what they’ve given up. Our Canterbury consumer was experiencing simply that when she approached us halfway by way of 2017, in search of a method to give the panorama surrounding her new construct, the identical feeling her earlier household backyard in Camberwell had given her. An avid gardener, she was eager to …

Jim Olson – International Architect

Jim Olson has been on our design radar for fairly a while now. Not solely are we drawn to the simplicity of his architectural and landscapes designs, we share in his philosophy that “structure ought to match into its context in a method that makes a greater complete”. Because the founding principal of Seattle-based agency Olson Kundig Architects, Jim’s thought of designs are born via …

Blog – Pool trends 2019

Pool design is at the moment going by a renaissance as pool house owners search for a extra refined, easy design. The times of flashy glass home windows and swim-up bars are behind us. Situating a pool within the panorama must be one of many first elements thought-about when designing the area. Second to solely the house itself, a pool is usually the primary point …

A Collection of Fall Pots

To comply with is an embarrassing variety of footage of fall pots from earlier seasons. For these of you who’ve seen a few of these earlier than, I hope seeing them a second time is warranted.  I truly like to take a look at all the autumn container footage as I’m about to begin the present crop of pots. It’s a lot simpler to identify …

Pool Closing Mistakes that Owners Overlook

How sophisticated can winterizing a pool actually be? Placed on the duvet and keep out till spring, proper? Not precisely.  In case you have loved entertaining poolside for a while, that pool winterization is completely crucial for shielding your funding and stopping costly repairs. For those who’re fascinated about getting a swimming pool, or just lately had one put in in your property, it’s necessary to …

Decoration

What’s ornament? The dictionary says it’s one thing that’s added to one thing else to make it extra enticing. As awkward as this may sound, I feel this sums it up moderately properly. It’s certainly a sure particular and private one thing added to an bizarre one thing. Others say it’s the act of adorning, embellishing or honoring. A one phrase description of ornament is …