Brick pavers make a simple, handsome border and work well as edging material. They're ideal for a wide border that keeps grass out of the garden, yet allows flowers etc. to spill over without intruding onto the grass.
Each item in a Japanese garden, whether it's a full yard or just the corner of one, is deliberately planned and placed to create a serene feeling conducive to meditation. Most Japanese gardens use four elements: stones, plants, color and water.
Architects EAT designed a ‘simple’ house addition around an existing elm, abstracting the tree’s dominant trunk form into structural steel columns. From ‘Tree House’, a story on page 162 of Vogue Living Nov/Dec Photograph by Earl Carter.