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

Cameron Hills

Nestled in a suburb neighborhood, this modern home at the street end comes with unobstructed views of the lush rolling hills. In making the front landscape, we picked a minimalist material palette while creating a pronounced entry to the front door with a concrete bridge. In the rear yard, a generous concrete patio featuring a … Read More


This rooftop garden was in great need for a rejuvenation after the previous sod lawn was lost to the drought. The walled space of 225 sqft was transformed into a family lounge, containing a seating area with a fire feature and water-wise plants were installed. Side-anchored planter boxes were used to shift the load bearings … 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