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Small Cambridge garden

A contemporary new-build garden

This contemporary garden creates a relaxed and natural living space in this new-build Cambridge home.

Planting close to the glazed elevation of the modern architecture blurs the boundaries between house, garden and landscape, integrating the client’s daily experience of all three. The transition from house into garden is immediate, creating a feeling of stepping directly into the landscape.

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Seasonal transformations are emphasised and celebrated through naturalistic planting. Alongside this, a simple, restrained palette of limestone hard landscaping provides a crisp counterpoint to the loose planting.

The bespoke limestone and steel table and benches, designed by Colm Joseph, offer a perfect spot to relax amongst the soft planting. A large boulder seat provides an additional spot to perch, doubling up as a natural bird bath in this wildlife friendly garden.

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