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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. 

Trueform Landscape architects design drought tolerant landscape in Arizona with in-ground swimming pool and views to nearby mountains.
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.

Trueform Landscape architects design drought tolerant landscape in Arizona with in-ground swimming pool and views to nearby mountains.
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.

a turquoise door is used to symbolize the artistic culture of arizona.
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.

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.

With drought a considerable factor in Arizona, a water harvesting garden including a dynamic architectural rain scupper serves as the foreground from the dining areas to the stunning mountain view.

Click here to read “10 Drought-Tolerant Landscapes on the West Coast”.

Trueform landscape architects place drought-tolerant plants within gravel landscape.
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.

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

Trueform landscape architects create seamless transition between indoor and outdoor areas.
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.

The firm is dedicated to design excellence and ongoing education that fosters development, employing a comprehensive strategy to design solutions. Our deep enthusiasm for the profession ensures active involvement in the American Society of Landscape Architects, as well as supporting landscape architecture programs at both Arizona State University and the University of Arizona.

Landscape Architect: TRUEFORM Landscape Architects

Architect: 180° Design + Build

Photography: An Pham

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