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Swanbourne | Tim Davies Landscaping LANDSCAPE DESIGNERS
The marina is surrounded by a vibrant
village activated with ample promenades,
shops and restaurants.
Tim Davies Landscaping
3 Pitino Court, Osborne Park
Phone (08) 9441 0200
the finished walls of the ground floor and the
cantilevered storey above.
Prior to installation, the steel was sandblasted
and zinc was coated to areas that were to be clad
with granite, to reduce the prospect of future
rusting. The remaining external steel areas were
untreated to allow the natural rusting process
of the steel to deliver the warmth of its earthy
colour and texture.
Exfoliated granite slabs with carefully mitred
edges created the seamless appearance of solid
The water feature boasts individual water
feeds to each cascading tier on separate controls.
This allows the clients the flexibility to modify
the flow, water pressure, pace and sound
between each level.
These hard materials used in the courtyard were
softened with mature bamboo and jasmine that, as
it matures, will grow over the top steel planter.
Complementing the architectural character of
the house, the contrast of colours and light against
the exfoliated stone and rusted steel results in
a warm and eye-catching space. The bespoke
water feature complements the architectural form
and material, creating an ambient setting against
the backdrop of cascading water.
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