A sunny, but underutilized Ravelston
front garden is converted into useful and attractive outdoor space
by the deployment of a rectangular diagonal design theme combined
with a curvilinear design theme.
A deck placed diagonally to the house to direct the eye away from
the bedrooms on the other side of the road is built over and focuses
on a pool fed by a dramatic waterfall.
By moving down to excavate
the pool and up by raising the deck, the garden now has real 3D
appeal rather than flat as it was before.
A bold, tubular metal screen,
reminiscent of Victorian filigree work separates the garden from
the drive, in sympathy with the buildings excellent architectural