Water play! with a Japanese/Zen twist!

Marybyrnong project completed March 2015.  Design and plantscaping completed by Inspiring Landscape Solutions.

Project Brief:

  • draw on design principles associated with Japanese gardens. The owners have a fond association of Japanese culture and have made many trips to Japan;
  • keeping it simple and matching the interior of the house;
  • to be enjoyed from the rest of the groundfloor area;
  • the ‘green lung’ to the house;
  • to be able to sit within that space; and
  • the water feature must not be too noisy.

Project Loves:

  • application of unconventional design aesthetics where the decking cut out resembles a river flow;
  • one side of the decking is wide enough for a sitting area;
  • the dark natural slate used in the water feature shimmers with the cascading water; and
  • soothing water cascade sound effect when turned on.
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Date:  March 1, 2015
Skills:  Colour Selection - exterior &/or interior, Courtyards and Small Gardens, Design Implementation, Landscape Construction, Landscape Design, Main Portfolio, Material Selection, Plant Selection, Water features
Maribyrnong landscape design, design implementation and construction