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TRUEFORM Landscape Architects Frame Views to Camelback Mountain

Nestled along the Echo Canyon area of Camelback Mountain in Phoenix, Arizona, this modern residence designed by TRUEFORM Landscape Architects.

Nestled along the Echo Canyon area of Camelback Mountain in Phoenix, Arizona, this modern residence satisfies the client’s love of outdoor living and entertaining designed by TRUEFORM Landscape Architects. 

Project by TRUEFORM Landscape Architects. Photography by An Pham.

A heavily textured courtyard wall defines the front yard, focusing views to Camelback Mountain while enclosing a simple swimming pool and spa.

Project by TRUEFORM Landscape Architects. Photography by An Pham.

Concrete salvaged from a previous demolition of an older structure was utilized as paving for both an entry walkway from the street and as guest parking.

Project by TRUEFORM Landscape Architects. Photography by An Pham.

In a nod to Arizona’s rich tradition of turquoise jewelry, a painted entry gate welcomes visitors after they walk through a grove of hybrid Palo Verde trees.

Project by TRUEFORM Landscape Architects. Photography by An Pham.

Salvaged native Ironwood trees were carefully placed to frame views and invoke a sense of history and awe in a newly planted landscape.

Project by TRUEFORM Landscape Architects. Photography by An Pham.

A water harvesting garden including a dynamic architectural rain scupper serves as the foreground from the dining areas to the stunning mountain view.

Project by TRUEFORM Landscape Architects. Photography by An Pham.

During the earlier demolition phase of the previous home, large concrete footings were removed and appeared as sculptural opportunities.

Project by TRUEFORM Landscape Architects. Photography by An Pham.

A total of four were identified and placed as garden sculptures, including one directly beneath the rain scupper.

Project by TRUEFORM Landscape Architects. Photography by An Pham.

The seamless connections from architecture to garden have created an outdoor living experience quintessential to the Sonoran Desert.

Landscape Plan by TRUEFORM Landscape Architects.

Landscape Architect: TRUEFORM

Architect: 180° Design + Build

Photography: An Pham

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