The design captures the balance between hardspace and the landscape in this South Florida rain forest themed home. With influential elements from rainforests in Asia, it’s seamlessly functional/
Our client was seeking a respite for obtrusive south florida summer. This sub-tropical wonderland was designed for maxiumum shade and to reduce the high temperatures and strong glare of the hot south florida summer sun.
We created the illusion of deep, expansive space using plants to create dimensional perspective. The property has the appearance of a 10 acre lot, but is actually 2.5 acre
Multi-layered privacy hedges planted throughout the perimeter of the property. This added the rainforest-like depth while giving a sense of privacy to the owner. The densely layered foilage helped to block sounds and views of neighboring houses and cars.
Low maintenance, easy to care for.
The flora was specifically chosen to be self-propogating for maximum privacy and lushness. We also selected plants that provided the most sustainability, as certain areas tended to get flooded or overly dry.