Architect: Jaimi Baer architecture Photo Credit: studio H2 Status: Completed Typology: Renovation, single family house

Noe Valley

This 50 feet deep landscape in the heart of Noe Valley neighborhood creates an intimacy resembling that of a cottage garden. Seen through the large glass windows of the living room and the kitchen, sword fern and lomandra grass sways like a motion picture in the background. The wrap-around wood deck can be converted into … Read More


An indigo-hued concrete pot by artist Mary Martha Collins, framed with Japanese maples and placed against a neutral wood panel backdrop, is the focal point of this space. The artist’s concrete pot inspired the color scheme of the garden. Essentially a viewing garden, this backyard, only 15’ in depth, were layered with rows of soft grasses, … Read More


Rolling on the sunny hillside of Ross Valley, this decades-old existing garden was open to the new sustainable landscape practice. The landscape is refreshed with California native and drought resistant plants, bordering new wood tied stairs. Tucked away at the end of stairs lies the owner’s collection of roses and dwarf fruit trees. Slope stabilization … Read More