Milan-based designer Cristina Mazzucchelli is a widely known identify in Italian backyard and panorama circles and she or he’s actually on our radar right here in Australia. Spanning industrial, personal and occasions, her work has grown steadily within the 20 years she has been in follow.

What makes Mazzucchelli stand out from others is her underlying strategy. Describing her plans as “at all times linear or geometric” she is adept at retaining geometry and quantity in steadiness. “Terraces are an vital hyperlink between structure and backyard design. They offer folks the prospect to expertise nature first hand – and also you don’t want a big house to try this.”

Cristina Mazzucchelli - International Garden Designer featured in Garden Notebook Edition 26 by Ian Barker Gardens

For this industrial fifth-floor terrace in Archilabo, Milan, Cristina has used galvanized metal drum planters and designed a concrete out of doors kitchen. The hardscape components are softened by feathery grasses and perennial crops.

Cristina Mazzucchelli - International Garden Designer featured in Garden Notebook Edition 26 by Ian Barker Gardens

By utilizing crops as partitions for this open structure terrace in Milan, Massucchelli designed three distinct areas – a eating space, massive lounge and cosy leisure nook. Purple chairs pair completely with equally hued Japanese maples, Geraniums and Sedums.

It’s not exhausting to see why Cristina is considered one of Italy’s favorite backyard designers.

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