Category Archives: Residential

The Redwoods, a therapeutic landscape for seniors

February 11, 2014

For the past two years, APDW has been working on a new landscape design for the Redwoods, a senior living community in Mill Valley, California. Opening its doors in 1972, the Redwoods has provided a comfortable, beautiful, and friendly living environment for Marin County senior citizens for over 40 years. The 15-building campus sits in…

Restoration Hardware for Residential Design

February 28, 2013

In seeking furniture suitable for one of our projects – a tudor style house set in the rolling golden hills of Santa Clara County, we found the perfect pieces at Restoration Hardware. Their tome of a catalog is always filled with high design that meets retro fun, a mix that we considered ideal for this particular residence. The landscape design provides…

Residential green wall: a living art element

December 10, 2012

An avid entertainer wanted a better space to accommodate gatherings and spur conversation.  Amongst the new elements the green wall emerged as the focal point, providing both spatial definition and  a highly concentrated planting articulated as an art piece. A stone panel fountain and shower are framed by lush foliage of bright colors and varied textures, creating…