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

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


Situated at the sunny corner near Oakland waterfront, additions at Encuentro café and wine bar is the sidewalk seating for open air dining experience. Installations include custom built-in wood top bench, rails dividers, and little olive planter boxes.    Fabricator and installer: Axial to terminalStatus: phase I completedTypology: commercial