Westmount, QC, CA | Burlington, VT


Richards Garden

This urban chic-casual garden responds to the architectural style of the house. At the client’s request, we incorporated a broad range of elements and uses in a limited space: dining area, sitting area, pond, lawn, perennial garden, terrace for large gatherings and theater for outdoor concerts. In order to create a unified garden, despite a drop of 5 feet over a distance of 45 feet, we structured the garden in gradual stages (<24 inches) so as to not require guardrails. This becomes a graceful and intimate space that can also accommodate a group of spectators during the performances by our client, a musician.

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Status: Built
Location: Westmount, QC, CA
Firm Role: Landscape Architect
Additional Credits: Photography by Marc Cramer