More posts on modern landscaping, YES! Jeffrey Gordon Smith Landscape Architecture really does have a great portfolio full of amazing landscapes. They use elements like fire, concrete, grasses and stone in the most correct applications. They even have a book out that may give you some more of the inspiration you need.
The main objectives of our designs strive to marry architecture to site and to develop a cohesive landscape design that looks and feels as though it belongs in the overall context of its surroundings. This concept is sometimes referred to as regionalism. Our office has a strong conviction toward a “regional style” which advocates an exploration of the site and specific geographic location in order to find the genius loci, or “the spirit of place.” Part of this strategy means encouraging the owners of our designs to celebrate where they live and create a stronger connection through their landscape.