winding creek contemporary farmhouse — Bosky Landscape Architecture
Set at the base of the Santa Barbara back country, a dated ranch style home underwent a full remodel and transformed into a modest farmhouse that lives large, both inside and out. The full landscape renovation created functional spaces, outdoor rooms, hidden treasures for children, all the while reinforcing the tasteful simplicity of the architecture and leaning on the borrowed landscape for context.
Dry Creek Bed Gardens
Even though Australia has had devastating floods in the last couple of years, it wasn't long ago that most major cities and towns (big and small) were under major water restrictions. In her wonderful poem 'My Country', Dorothea McKellar,summarisedthe Australian climate in just one line, as a land '...of droughts and flooding rains'. We've reproduced the entire poem which you'll find beneath the images.. Australia isn't the only country with severe weather challenges. Southern Europe, much of…