Recent Projects – Portfolio

Family Entertaining in Roaming Shores

To begin work on this Roaming Shores lakeside retreat, a previous, dilapidated deck was torn down in order to accommodate a custom designed deck. The adjacent patio is anchored to the deck with large boulders and a set of reclaimed sandstone steps connects the two, adding levels. Metal railings were selected to line the deck because they complement the style of...

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Westlake Backyard Oasis


These Westlake homeowners desired an outdoor entertaining area for family, so an entire backyard renovation was in store. A lodge feel pavilion attached to the house offers a solid roof, so it could be utilized regardless of weather. It also features a fan for air circulation and light. At the end of the pavilion sits a double-sided gas start fireplace, accessible...

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South Russell Secret Small Garden

The owners of this South Russell condo were looking for a cozy, yet complete backyard renovation. First, excavation was needed along the existing retaining wall. Then, came the addition of an enclosed, secret garden consisting of flowers with constant blooming. A paver patio was installed off of the kitchen slider door. The colorful oasis was exactly what the gardening-loving homeowner envisioned....

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Shaker Heights Water Feature

This project in Shaker Heights featured the addition of two water features, flanking both ends of the existing patio. The homeowners consisted of a young family, as well as in-laws. Each wanted to create their own water structure, so the challenge existed in designing complementary features that did not compete with one another. The waterfall, complete with fish, was built for...

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Indian Hills Park Wetland Renovation

This wetland renovation process at Indian Hills Park in Ashtabula Township centered around restoration of the area to its natural wetlands state. That goal was accomplished by installing a weir to control the water levels and adding plants typically native to Ohio wetlands. An elevated boardwalk was constructed to lead visitors to a viewing platform within the wetlands. The rustic construction...

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