In the winter of 2004 I was contacted by
Anne W. West of Deck Builder Magazine.
I was happy to help them on an article
dealing with the relationship between a
Landscape Architect and the Deck
I didn’t expect them to showcase two of
my best projects that included major
deck designs and installation.
The following is the above mentioned
article with added content from my
archives to help communicate the role of
a landscape Architect on a project.
Thank you in advance for your interest.
Reg. # 847
Left - This deck
it easier to
Right - The pool
deck was created
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with light and dark
green granite from
China. Because of
the distance each
unit was drawn on
paper to allow an
Notice the pool
skimmer cover in
the lower right
The design included
an outdoor Spa. We
used a freestanding,
Then we ‘sank’ it in
the ground using
stone retaining walls
Ashland MA did the
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A typical Newburyport residence with the main entrance on the side of
the structure rather than the front or street side of the house.
The entrance deck was designed to allow plenty of room for greeting and
saying good-bye to guests. It’s an important ritual for entertaining….
The pattern is
similar to the
deck using 45
for ease in
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Plan for a small
back yard deck.
This level of
detail allows for
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