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Walnut Creek, CA

Huettl Thuilot Associates
Joseph Huettl, Principal
(design input included details and materials, planting, irrigation, drainage)

This small, narrow lot is transformed into a sequence of rewarding spaces that fulfill different functions. Redwood decking provides a literal and figurative bridge between other ground planes composed of slate and gravel. A water feature acts as a focal point for the patio and masks the noise from a nearby freeway. This garden won an “Award of Excellence” in the 2002/2003 Sunset Western Garden Design Awards competition.