Australia’s Most Stunning Gardens, Revealed!

Kieron Gait Architects & Dan Young Landscape Architect, Whynot Street Carport and Pool

This new carport and pool by Kieron Gait Architects & Dan Young Landscape Architect in Brisbane highlights its surrounding landscape to provide a connection to place. The concrete carport roof is functional, while providing a terrace to enjoy the northern views. Utilising the slope of the site and stepping down the walls, the rear garden is connected to the gumtree green palette of Mt Coot-tha beyond. The use of excess stone leftover from the carport excavation around the pool gives the illusion of a natural swimming hole, with deep coloured water reminiscent of that found in a gully. 

Revisit our feature on this West End garden here

Kate Seddon Landscape Design, The Composed Garden

This minimalist design combines a natural material palette with a celebration of seasonality. Inspired by the natural and designed landscapes of both Japan and Denmark, Kate Seddon devised a series of layered spaces, providing areas for lounging, entertaining and transition. The rear garden encourages engagement with nature, transitioning from a terraced seating space into greenery, then a seating area with a fire pit. Paving materials including concrete and split stone pavers link the various spaces. 

Revisit our feature on this Hawthorn garden here.

We’re proud to partner with heritage Australian brand Laminex to realise The Design Files + Laminex Awards program 2020.  Laminex is Australia’s leading supplier of modern laminates, quality engineered stone, timber panelling and more. Find out more here.

Winners of the The Design Files + Laminex Design Awards 2020 + Laminex will be announced November 5!



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