Courtyards: An Architectural Design Element

Architecturally, courtyards add a design element that creates connectivity between interior and exterior space. The open air oasis, a rarity in dense cities, provides a multifunctional extension of living space ideal for entertaining, gardening, yoga and star gazing, right in the middle of a restless city. Unlike a yard, courtyards carved out in the center…

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Think Spring: Four Reasons for Gardening in Raised Beds

Spring is finally here. ¬†The sun is shining, the birds are singing and people everywhere are getting out into their yards. ¬†Whether you have access to acres of rolling green lawn or just a little extra landing area on the wooden fire stair off the back of your apartment, you have the ability to garden.…

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