Landscape architecture firm Surfacedesign, Inc, has designed a modern and sculptural courtyard with a fireplace for a house in San Francisco, California.

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A built-in garden with a low border wall and hidden lighting.
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A terraced yard with wide stairs, small gardens, and places for relaxing.
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A terraced yard with wide stairs, small gardens, and places for relaxing.

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A modern house with an interior courtyard.

A modern house with an interior courtyard.

A house has walls that open to a garden.
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A house has walls that open to a garden.

A house has walls that open to a garden.

A central courtyard with grassy patches and trees.
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A central courtyard with grassy patches and trees.

A central courtyard with grassy patches and trees.

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Rows of plants cover the exterior of a factory.

A courtyard filled with triangular wood planters and matching mobile benches.
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A courtyard filled with triangular wood planters and matching mobile benches.

A landscape diagram for a terraced garden with a swimming pool.
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A landscape diagram for a terraced garden with a swimming pool.

A terraced garden with wide stairs, sitting areas, and plenty of plants.
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A terraced garden with wide stairs, sitting areas, and plenty of plants.

A raised wood walkway weaves through the treetops of a park in Portugal.
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A raised wood walkway weaves through the treetops of a park in Portugal.

Mobile benches wrap around a circular garden.
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Mobile benches wrap around a circular garden.

Mobile benches wrap around a circular garden.

A courtyard filled with triangular planters and matching mobile wood benches.
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A courtyard filled with triangular planters and matching mobile wood benches.

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A treetop canopy walk in Portugal.
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A treetop canopy walk in Portugal.

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A retractable awning can be used to cover an outdoor conversation fit with a fire bowl.
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A retractable awning can be used to cover an outdoor conversation fit with a fire bowl.

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A covered outdoor dining area and sunken conversation pit with a fire bowl.
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A covered outdoor dining area and sunken conversation pit with a fire bowl.

A treetop canopy walk weaves it way through the trees for amazing views.
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A modern yard with seating area, fire pit, built-in benches, steel planters, alfresco dining under a pergola, a bocce court, and artificial grass.
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A modern outdoor conversation pit has a square shape that's lined with custom seating surrounding a fireplace.
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A modern outdoor conversation pit has a square shape that's lined with custom seating surrounding a fireplace.

An indoor built-in planter filled with cacti.
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A treetop canopy walk in Portugal has lighting for nighttime strolls.
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A terraced landscape on an unused rooftop draws inspiration from traditional rice terraces.
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A terraced landscape on an unused rooftop draws inspiration from traditional rice terraces.

A terraced landscape on an unused rooftop draws inspiration from traditional rice terraces.

A terraced rooftop farm with herbs, shrubs, and trees, that grow food for students.
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A terraced rooftop farm with herbs, shrubs, and trees, that grow food for students.

A terraced rooftop farm with herbs, shrubs, and trees, that grow food for students.

A rooftop farm with a terraced landscape design inspired by rice fields.
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A rooftop farm with a terraced landscape design inspired by rice fields.

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A terraced landscape creates an organic farm on an unused rooftop.

A terraced landscape creates an organic farm on an unused rooftop.

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A urban farm is located on a rooftop in Thailand.

A urban farm is located on a rooftop in Thailand.

A terraced rooftop landscape design creates an urban farm in Thailand.
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A terraced rooftop landscape design creates an urban farm in Thailand.

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A treetop canopy walk in Portugal gives visitors a unique view.

A treetop canopy walk in Portugal gives visitors a unique view.

Walk through the trees on a treetop canopy walk in Portugal.
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A pair of modern cabanas flank a long infinity edge swimming pool.
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A pair of modern cabanas flank a long infinity edge swimming pool.

A pair of modern cabanas flank a long infinity edge swimming pool.

A landscaped garden with wandering paths.
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A landscaped garden with wandering paths.

A landscaped garden with wandering paths.

Modern farmhouse landscaping ideas that include a lounge, dining pergola, and swimming pool.
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Modern farmhouse landscaping ideas that include a lounge, dining pergola, and swimming pool.

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A modern farmhouse with raised vegetable gardens.

A modern farmhouse with raised vegetable gardens.

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A modern farmhouse yard with a bocce court.
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A modern farmhouse yard with a bocce court.

A modern farmhouse yard with a bocce court.

An outdoor conversation pit with seating and a fire.
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An outdoor conversation pit with seating and a fire.

An outdoor conversation pit with seating and a fire.

A backyard landscape renovation that includes a raised deck with a small swimming pool.
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A backyard landscape renovation that includes a raised deck with a small swimming pool.

A backyard landscape renovation that includes a raised deck with a small swimming pool.

A landscaped backyard with a grassy area, raised deck, and a small swimming pool.
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A landscaped backyard with a grassy area, raised deck, and a small swimming pool.

A landscaped backyard with a grassy area, raised deck, and a small swimming pool.

A backyard design that includes a raised lounge, a small pool, and hammocks.
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A backyard design that includes a raised lounge, a small pool, and hammocks.

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The zig-zag gabion walls form the basis of the bench seating and provide retaining walls for the surrounding gardens and the stage. #Gabions #GabionBench #GabionRetainingWall #Landscaping #LandscapeDesign

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COMA Arquitectura has designed the entrance to a school in Barcelona, that features gabions in the form of benches and retaining walls. #Gabions #GabionBench #GabionRetainingWall #LandscapingIdeas #LandscapeDesign

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COMA Arquitectura has designed the entrance to a school in Barcelona, that features gabions as a landscaping design element in the form of benches and retaining walls. #Gabions #GabionBench #GabionRetainingWall #LandscapingIdeas #LandscapeDesign

COMA Arquitectura has designed the entrance to a school in Barcelona, that features gabions as a landscaping design element in the form of benches and retaining walls. #Gabions #GabionBench #GabionRetainingWall #LandscapingIdeas #LandscapeDesign

Notches on the face of an outdoor feature wall create channels of light that are punctuated by stone accents, creating a sculptural lantern-like light feature at night. #OutdoorLighting #LandscapeDesign #Landscaping
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Notches on the face of an outdoor feature wall create channels of light that are punctuated by stone accents, creating a sculptural lantern-like light feature at night. #OutdoorLighting #LandscapeDesign #Landscaping

Notches on the face of an outdoor feature wall create channels of light that are punctuated by stone accents, creating a sculptural lantern-like light feature at night. #OutdoorLighting #LandscapeDesign #Landscaping

This modern courtyard has Basalt-clad retaining walls that hold back the hillside and frame the courtyard, while the limestone hearth anchors the garden, and a panel of blackened steel creates a backdrop for a built-in barbeque. #LandscapeDesign #Landscaping #Courtyard #RetainingWalls #OutdoorFireplace
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This modern courtyard has Basalt-clad retaining walls that hold back the hillside and frame the courtyard, while the limestone hearth anchors the garden, and a panel of blackened steel creates a backdrop for a built-in barbeque. #LandscapeDesign #Landscaping #Courtyard #RetainingWalls #OutdoorFireplace

This modern courtyard has Basalt-clad retaining walls that hold back the hillside and frame the courtyard, while the limestone hearth anchors the garden, and a panel of blackened steel creates a backdrop for a built-in barbeque. #LandscapeDesign #Landscaping #Courtyard #RetainingWalls #OutdoorFireplace

This modern courtyard has Basalt-clad retaining walls that hold back the hillside and frame the courtyard, while the limestone hearth anchors the garden, and a panel of blackened steel creates a backdrop for a built-in barbeque. #LandscapeDesign #Landscaping #Courtyard #RetainingWalls #OutdoorFireplace
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This modern courtyard has Basalt-clad retaining walls that hold back the hillside and frame the courtyard, while the limestone hearth anchors the garden, and a panel of blackened steel creates a backdrop for a built-in barbeque. #LandscapeDesign #Landscaping #Courtyard #RetainingWalls #OutdoorFireplace

This modern courtyard has Basalt-clad retaining walls that hold back the hillside and frame the courtyard, while the limestone hearth anchors the garden, and a panel of blackened steel creates a backdrop for a built-in barbeque. #LandscapeDesign #Landscaping #Courtyard #RetainingWalls #OutdoorFireplace

This modern lake house has stairs that travel down the slope to a refurbished cabin that predates the house, and is now a guest suite or an additional outdoor entertaining area. #ModernLakeHouse #ExteriorStairs #Landscaping
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This modern lake house has stairs that travel down the slope to a refurbished cabin that predates the house, and is now a guest suite or an additional outdoor entertaining area. #ModernLakeHouse #ExteriorStairs #Landscaping

This modern lake house has stairs that travel down the slope to a refurbished cabin that predates the house, and is now a guest suite or an additional outdoor entertaining area. #ModernLakeHouse #ExteriorStairs #Landscaping

This sunken fire pit has been nestled into the hillside, and is lined with wood, has a backrest that creates an idea place to sit back and relax, and a concrete fire bowl adding warmth on a cool night. #ConversationPit #FirePit #FireBowl #Landscaping #YardIdeas
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This sunken fire pit has been nestled into the hillside, and is lined with wood, has a backrest that creates an idea place to sit back and relax, and a concrete fire bowl adding warmth on a cool night. #ConversationPit #FirePit #FireBowl #Landscaping #YardIdeas

This sunken fire pit has been nestled into the hillside, and is lined with wood, has a backrest that creates an idea place to sit back and relax, and a concrete fire bowl adding warmth on a cool night. #ConversationPit #FirePit #FireBowl #Landscaping #YardIdeas