Backyard Wabi-Sabi Rocks and stones suggest a Japanese garden in this courtyard retreat outside a Los Angeles house. Amphitheater-style steps provide extra seating when the homeowners are having a party.
Though much of the outdoor life of the house is within the confines of the yard, the design has a porousness that allows a perpetual, if mediated, interaction with the neighbors and the street. Photo by: João CanzianiCourtesy of: Joao Canziani
My husband built our Little Free Library for me as an anniversary present. He designed it with the midcentury modern architecture in mind to reflect our neighborhood's most prominent architect Richard Neutra.
Outside John Lautner's Painstakingly Resurrected Harpel House